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Katie Sanders is a PunditFact staff writer based in St. Petersburg, Fla. Before PunditFact, she wrote for PolitiFact Florida from the Tallahassee bureau of the Tampa Bay Times and Miami Herald. She is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she majored in journalism and English.

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The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Katie Sanders

In Ferguson, Mo., "you've got three black officers and 50 white officers with a town that is 67 percent African-American."  

Says George Soros and Bill Gates are funding a bioweapons lab in Sierra Leone that caused the Ebola outbreak.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "passed a rule giving the agency unprecedented power to shut down businesses, no matter what the reason, at any time it wishes."

"I'm not a conspiracy theorist and I never allow conspiracy theorists on my program."

"We know how to stop AIDS: persuade men not to have sex with men."

Between June 30 and July 10, CNN interviewed "17 Israeli public officials versus one" Palestinian official.  

"For the first time in history, (Thor’s) hammer is being held by a woman."

"We are accepting more legal immigrants than we ever have in the history (of the United States.)"

The Obama administration "manipulated deportation data to make it appear that the Border Patrol was deporting more illegal immigrants than the Bush administration."

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office "received zero complaints" about the Washington Redskins name.

Recent stories from Katie Sanders
Fact-checking the Ferguson shooting

The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb is raising questions about the makeup of the police department and its response to the Aug. 9 shooting.

Fact-checking Ferguson

The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb is raising questions about the makeup of the police department and its response to the Aug. 9 shooting.

 

Education attacks have played a key role in governor’s race

Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist have lambasted each other’s records on school funding while cherry-picking figures that put themselves in a favorable light.

PunditFact fact-checks the Aug. 17 news shows

PunditFact looked at two claims related to the shooting in Ferguson, Mo.

Your guide to the Sunday, Aug. 17 news shows

Every Friday PunditFact gives you the first look at the guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

The Internet's overreach on the Ebola outbreak

As the Ebola outbreak grows in Africa, misinformation about the epidemic is spreading about the crisis here in America.

 

Your guide to the Sunday, Aug. 10 news shows

Every Friday PunditFact gives you the first look at the guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

PunditFact fact-checks claims about Israel and Gaza

The minute-by-minute changes in the developments in Israel and Gaza make it difficult for fact-checkers to keep things straight. But since the escalation in violence began last month, PunditFact has been able to examine a few of the claims central to the conflict.

Fact-checking claims about Israel and Gaza

The minute-by-minute changes in the developments in Israel and Gaza make it difficult for fact-checkers to keep things straight. ​But since the escalation in violence began last month, PunditFact has been able to examine a few of the claims central to the conflict.

 

Your guide to the Sunday, Aug. 3 news shows

Every Friday PunditFact gives you the first look at the guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

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