Former Staff Writer, St. Petersburg Times
Janet Zink is a former staff writer for the St. Petersburg Times.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Janet Zink
"Refinanced $232.6 million in bonds, resulting in reduced debt service for the City."
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U.S. Rep. Ron Paul has launched a presidential exploratory committee. We’ve previously explored several statements by the outspoken Republican.Candidates get back to health
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At the CNN/YouTube debate, the candidates argued about immigration, crime and Iraq. We found they generally got their facts right, although Huckabee distorted the facts on an education program for immigrants and Romney missed an easy one about the Red Sox.Obama zapped by lightning claim
The Democrats slugged it out in a Las Vegas debate. We found several claims were true, but Obama was wrong about the probability of lightning strikes vs. undocumented worker prosecutions and Richardson was way off about the popularity of Vice President Cheney and HMOs.
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