Allison Graves

PolitiFact staff writer

Allison Graves is a reporter with PolitiFact. Previously, she reported for PolitiFact Missouri.

Email: agraves@tampabay.com

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Recent stories from Allison Graves

A timeline of Donald Trump’s false wiretapping charge

President Donald Trump has stuck to a false claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped him. Here’s a timeline of Trump’s statement, the White House’s evolving responses and the evidence against it.

A week on the ground in Tallahassee with PolitiFact Florida

PolitiFact Florida reporters attended committee hearings, peered in on floor debates and hoofed it to rallies and news conferences during a week of fact-checking lawmakers and lobbyists at the state Capitol. What we found: Less controversial issues produced largely accurate claims, but the truth suffered on more divisive topics, such as gun control and the "stand your ground" law.

Fact-checking Trump White House health care claims

Republicans supporting the House GOP’s effort to repeal and replace Obamacare are pushing back on criticism that the plan would strip health insurance away from an estimated 6 million to 15 million Americans, as Congress awaits additional insight from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott's 2017 State of the State address

Gov. Rick Scott reflected on the state's tragedies over the past year and encouraged the Legislature to increase money for Florida tourism and business incentives.

Did Donald Trump invent claim that Barack Obama tapped his phone?

In a series of early morning tweets March 4, Trump claimed that Obama ordered telephone surveillance on him during the election. Is there any reason to believe Trump? So far, we can’t find any.

Guests at President Donald Trump’s first speech to Congress

In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump brought some special guests to highlight his plans to help victims of crime and crack down on illegal immigration.   

Why were Democratic women wearing white to Trump's speech?

Dozens of Democratic women in Congress filled the aisles of Trump’s address donned in the color.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's address to Congress

President Donald Trump is addressing a joint session of Congress Tuesday. PolitFact is fact-checking his comments live.

Promises kept, promises stalled: Rating Donald Trump's first month in office

Donald Trump promised much on the campaign trail, but even the leader of the world’s leading economic and military power can only go so far to reshape policy in the direction he likes.

What the statistics say about Sweden, immigration and crime

President Donald Trump claims large scale immigration in Sweden is negatively impacting the Nordic country. Here's what Swedish government data says on immigrants and crime.