Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Katie Sanders

PunditFact Staff Writer

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.

Email: ksanders@tampabay.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Katie Sanders

Mostly True

Depends on the starting point

Barack Obama
Barack Obama

We've seen "our deficits cut by two-thirds."

— PolitiFact National

Half-True

Possible, but Granholm is guessing

True

An application, not a visa, is needed

Mostly False

Land of oil sands long 'unlocked'

Chris  Coons
Chris Coons

"Keystone means unlocking the Canadian tar sands."

— PolitiFact National

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MSNBC, Fox, CNN move the needle on our Truth-O-Meter scorecards

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PunditFact fact-checks the Jan. 25 news shows

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President Barack Obama issued several not-so-thinly veiled veto threats to the new Republican-led Congress in his 2015 State of the Union. To CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer, it sounded like the most ever.

Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated

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Learn the facts behind Sen. Joni Ernst's 2015 GOP response to the State of the Union.  

Fact-checking claims about Cuba

New rules about normalizing U.S.-Cuba relations set off political claims from Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and others.

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PunditFact fact-checks the Jan. 18 news shows

Tax rates for the wealthy and the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage dominated Sunday news shows. Help PolitiFact fund fact-checking of the 2016 presidential campaign.