Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Lauren Carroll


Lauren Carroll is a reporter with the national staff of PolitiFact.

Email: lcarroll@tampabay.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Lauren Carroll


Existing programs haven't devastated anything

Mostly False

'Voted to deport' goes too far

 People for the American Way
People for the American Way

Says Marco Rubio "voted to deport" young people known as Dreamers.

— PolitiFact National


It's a confusing statement

Mostly False

Wants Congress to weigh in, actually

 Foundation for a Secure and Prosperous America
Foundation for a Secure and Prosperous America

"Rand Paul supports Obama's negotiations with Iran."

— PolitiFact National

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