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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

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PolitiFact's video rewind for Sept. 23

Every Friday we'll highlight some of the fact-checks from the presidential campaign trail.

Donald Trump, Pam Bondi and $25K: Was it pay to play?

Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump is no stranger to pay-to-play politics.

PolitiFact Sheet: Challenges and questions remain for proposed Las Vegas stadium

Las Vegas Sands owner and Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson is proposing to build a nearly $2 billion domed stadium for an NFL team along the southern end of the Las Vegas Strip — and he is asking for public funding of $750 million in increased room taxes to help pay for it

What Donald Trump said about intelligence briefings

Pundits ridiculed Trump's comments about his intelligence briefings. Experts piled on, too. 

Should the U.S. have kept Iraq's oil, as Donald Trump argues?

Foreign policy experts are flummoxed by an idea Trump has advocated for years.

Fact-checking Mike Pence on 'Meet the Press'

Mike Pence defended Donald Trump's immigration policies on Meet the Press. 

U.S. would be only country with religious test at border under Trump, Clinton says

Trump has changed his langugage quite a bit on his proposed muslim ban that he orginally made in December. 

Fact-checking the Clinton Foundation controversy

We’re here to help you sort out the truth about the Clinton Foundation controversy. It’s not as clear cut as Clinton’s attackers describe, and there’s nuance missing from the Clintons’ defense.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's immigration speech in Phoenix

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump offered an aggressive 10-point plan Wednesday to crack down on illegal immigration, including the creation of a "deportation task force" and a pledge to deport people living here illegally who are arrested for crimes,

Rubio ad claims he helped constituent's daughter get cancer-fighting drug before FDA approval

Privacy laws make verifying the story difficult, but it looks like Rubio did initiate the process to help an Orlando woman's family.