Saturday, September 5th, 2015

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.


The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Katie Sanders

Pants on Fire!

First, 'Kenyan' is not a language

Mostly True

Clinton's support last described as 'unenthusiastic'

Recent stories from Katie Sanders

The fact-checker's guide to viral graphics contrasting Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders

Pushing back against analysis of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders' similar Senate records, viral charts are cropping up to show how Sanders is the more progressive candidate (even Clickhole got in the game).

Donald Trump on the Truth-O-Meter, fact-checking the GOP frontrunner

We've fact-checked Donald Trump 28 times since he entered the presidential race. Nineteen claims have been rated False or Pants on Fire.

Scoring the news, one year later

For more than a year, PunditFact’s network scorecards have tracked fact-checks of claims made on the major cable and news networks.

Happy birthday, PolitiFact! PolitiFact turns 8

We've published more than 10,000 fact-checks over the past eight years. We deserve some cake!

PunditFact fact-checks the Aug. 23 shows

Debate about birthright citizenship, which some Republican presidential candidates have pledged to end, occupied a lot of airspace on the Sunday shows.

Fact-checking the Aug. 23 Sunday shows

Republican presidential candidates and their surrogates explain why they support an end to birthright citizenship and stepped-up border resources.

Why we fact-check political cartoons

Sometimes the funny pages can get serious.

Fact-checking presidential candidates on the Aug. 16 shows

Donald Trump and Chuck Todd batted around the Iran nuclear deal while Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders and GOP candidate Ben Carson discuss health care funding and the electorate.

Fact-checking Trump, Sanders and Carson on Aug. 16 shows

The candidates depart from the Iowa State Fair's fried food excess and explain their views on the Iran nuclear deal, health care spending and tax reform.

20 fact-checks from the Republican debate in Cleveland

In the week since the GOP debate, we’ve compiled 20 fact-checks of things said at the debate. (Plus two bonus fact-checks of post-debate analysis from Donald Trump.)