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.


The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Katie Sanders

Recent stories from Katie Sanders

Lie of the Year 2016: Readers' Choice poll

PolitiFact will soon announce our Lie of the Year -- the most significant falsehood of 2016, as chosen by our editors and reporters. We're also inviting readers to vote for the Readers' Choice award.

Trump security adviser pick Michael Flynn repeated wildly wrong claim about FL Democrats, Sharia law

The retired lieutenant general made the claim in a speech at a temple in August and CNN publicized it Nov. 22.

PolitiFact's guide to navigating politics on Thanksgiving

Be honest with yourself: Politics is on the table this holiday season, like it or not. The best advice we have is to try keeping the conversation rooted in reality. Here’s PolitiFact’s guide to navigating politics on Thanksgiving.

PolitiFact readers comment on fact-checking the 2016 election

Our readers comment on fact-checking 2016 

Fact-checking President-Elect Donald Trump

President-Elect Donald Trump on the Truth-O-Meter.

Trump on Clinton and the FBI: sorting out the facts

Donald Trump made much of an alleged new FBI investigation into the Clinton Foundation. But after key retractions, and the latest findings by the FBI on Clinton's emails, he returns to more general accusations of corruption and a rigged system.

Truth check: Clinton and Trump on the Truth-O-Meter

We've fact-checked the candidates 509 times since they launched their presidential campaigns. What's the latest tally?

No, Patrick Murphy, PolitiFact did not debunk every attack against you

Patrick Murphy should stop we have debunked all of the attacks against him. It's misleading.

Fact-checking the second U.S. Senate debate between Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy

Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy go head-to-head in the second U.S. Senate debate. 

Trump says Clinton and Obama paid people to cause violence at his rallies

Trump says Clinton and Obama caused violence at his rallies