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PolitiFact Digital Operations Manager

Becky Bowers directs digital operations for PolitiFact's national, state and international sites and mobile products — and sometimes, just for fun, writes and edits for PolitiFact.

Bowers has worked since 2002 for the Tampa Bay Times, formerly the St. Petersburg Times, as a copy editor, wire editor, copy chief, business graphics reporter, online business editor, deputy business editor, deputy government & politics editor and PolitiFact staff writer.

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The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Becky Bowers

"Obamacare will drive 2.5 million Americans out of the workforce."

Broward County’s unemployment rate of 5.3 percent is "the lowest in Florida."

Says President Barack Obama’s health care law is "expected to destroy 2.3 million jobs."

"The CBO now says the president's health care law will cut the number of full-time jobs in the United States by 2.3 million by 2021."

"Obamacare Medical Codes Confirm: Execution by Beheading To Be Implemented in America."

"The administration was kicking and screaming all the way with these sanctions being put in place (on Iran)."

"Harry Reid was against (the nuclear option) before he was for it. Mitch McConnell was for it before he was against it. President Obama was against it before he was for it."

On changing the rules for filibusters on presidential nominees

On changing the rules for filibusters on presidential nominees

On changing the rules for filibusters on presidential nominees

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Chat with us about health care, Fla. governor’s race

Clear your lunch schedule for Thursday — we’ll be at our computers, ready to chat about health care and the Florida governor’s race. Oh, and anything else you might want to ask.

Get in your questions for PolitiFact’s Hangout On Air

Let’s hang out, again. Last week, we tried a new format for taking your questions. Fact-checkers in Washington, Florida and Texas turned on webcams, fired up a Google+ Hangout On Air, and chatted about our work. You told us you’d come back and bring your friends. So, we’re on for next Thursday, April 17, at noon ET.

Watch PolitiFact’s Google+ Hangout On Air

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When March ends, so does your chance to save a buck on our app for your tablet or phone. It’s now just 99 cents on iTunesAmazon and Google Play.

Rick Scott ad attacks Charlie Crist on Obamacare

Let’s Get to Work’s TV ad says health law has led to 300,000 canceled plans and will drive 2.5 million Americans out of work. Those claims are exaggerated.

Fact-checking the Sunday March 16 shows

Guests on the Sunday shows used polling information to back up their points. We decided to dive into the crosstabs.

Fact-checking the March 16 Sunday shows

Guests on the Sunday shows used polling information to back up their points. We decided to dive into the crosstabs.

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Mobile Truth-O-Meter, now just 99 cents

Our app for your phone or tablet is now just 99 cents for a limited time on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play. That’s a buck off the regular price, so buy now!

Top 10 most fact-checked people on the Truth-O-Meter

President Barack Obama’s 500th fact-check inspired us to compile a list of the people we’ve fact-checked the most.

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