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Katie Sanders

PolitiFact deputy editor

Katie Sanders is the deputy editor of PolitiFact. Previously, she fact-checked talking heads and opinion-shapers for PunditFact as well as the Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott for PolitiFact Florida, reporting 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 English and journalism. She works from the Tampa Bay Times headquarters in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Email: ksanders@politifact.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Katie Sanders

Mostly False

'Trivial' look at fluctuating debt

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Trump sold shares in pipeline's parent last year.

Pants on Fire!

A bill in Washington state, not a national law

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The possible ties between Trump and Russia, explained

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President Donald Trump celebrated his administration’s early achievements at a campaign rally Saturday in Melbourne, Fla., while declaring the media "fake news."

Fact-checking Donald Trump's Feb. 16 press conference

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What you need to know about Kellyanne Conway's endorsement of Ivanka Trump products

Experts told us Conway's directive to "go buy Ivanka's stuff" a clear violation of ethics rules against federal employees endorsing products. 

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s Super Bowl interview

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