Assistant Managing Editor/Politics, Tampa Bay Times
Amy Hollyfield is the Assistant Managing Editor/Politics for the Tampa Bay Times, overseeing state and national political coverage, including bureaus in Tallahassee and Washington, and PolitiFact, PunditFact and PolitiFact Florida. PolitiFact was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. Amy has worked at the Times for more than 15 years, after previous stints at the Miami Herald and Florida Today.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Amy Hollyfield
"44% of homeless people are employed."
"At the time that (Medicare Part D) was passed (it) was actually less popular than the Affordable Care Act, according to the polls."
Recent stories from Amy HollyfieldFact-checking the Dec. 8 Sunday shows
Fox analyst Brit Hume said Sunday that President Barack Obama’s decision to start talking about raising the minimum wage and income inequality was a political calculation to shift the discussion away from the health care law. If so, it worked.Fact-checking the Dec. 8 news shows
Fox analyst Brit Hume said Sunday that President Barack Obama’s decision to start talking about raising the minimum wage and income inequality was a political calculation to shift the discussion away from the health care law. If so, it worked.Fact checking claims about low-income workers
With a presidential speech on income inequality and strikes by fast-food workers in the news, we fact-check two recent claims about the plight of low-income workers.The 2013 Lie of the Year Finalists: Vote in the Readers' Poll
We announce the 10 finalists for PolitiFact's Lie of the Year and invite you to cast your ballot in our Readers' Poll.Flip-flopping on the filibuster
Senate Democrats went forward with a "nuclear option" to defuse Republican opposition to President Barack Obama’s nominees. We found a lot of switching sides from where the debate was back in 2005, when the shoe was on the other foot.Is Census worker smoking gun in alleged jobs report rigging?
Fox and Friends host Elisabeth Hasselbeck suggested Census Bureau worker Julius Buckmon admitted to helping fake the nationwide jobs report before the 2012 presidential election. We take a look at the evidence.What is a pundit?
A question we've been hearing a lot is who exactly is a pundit, and who isn't. See our definition.Fact-checking Nancy Pelosi on 'Meet the Press'
On Sunday's Meet the Press, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi defended the health care law and President Barack Obama's promise that people could keep their health insurance.Fact-checking Nancy Pelosi on 'Meet the Press'
On Sunday's Meet the Press, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi defended the health care law and President Barack Obama's promise that people could keep their health insurance.Fact-checking the TV cable networks
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