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PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 stories for November

Statements by GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio dominated our fact-checks in November.  

Top fact-checks from the GOP debate in Milwaukee

We fact-check the candidates on claims about immigration, the minimum wage, income inequality, the Bible and the tax code. 

Fact-checking the Republican Fox Business Network debate

We fact-check the candidates on claims about immigration, the minimum wage, income inequality, the Bible and the tax code. 

Fact-checking the Republican CNBC debate

The GOP field attacked each other, Democrats, the moderators and the press. We checked their facts on immigration, business, taxes, senate voting records and Mark Zuckerberg.     Read an archive of PolitiFact's live blog of the debate Compare the Truth-O-Meter records of the Republican candidates

Examining Ben Carson's proposal for health savings accounts

Ben Carson wants to reshape Medicare and Medicaid by giving people health savings accounts. We dissect what he's said so far. 

PolitiFact sheet: Where the parties diverge on Benghazi, Clinton

As Hillary Clinton prepares to testify before the House committee looking at Benghazi, we take a look at four areas of discord between Republicans and Democrats. History of attacks: A look at past attacks on U.S. diplomats overseas True: State Department cut security in Libya before deadly terror attacks Mostly False: Hillary Clinton was ‘asked repeatedly to provide security in Benghazi … including direct cables’

Fact-checking the first Democratic presidential debate

The Democratic contenders for the White House introduce themselves to voters in a mostly friendly debate on CNN.

Fact-checking a viral graphic critical of Bernie Sanders

The graphic includes 12 claims, which range from basically accurate to highly misleading.