Katie Sanders

PolitiFact deputy editor

Katie Sanders is the deputy editor of PolitiFact. Previously, she fact-checked talking heads and opinion-shapers for PunditFact as well as the Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott for PolitiFact Florida, reporting from the Tallahassee bureau of the Tampa Bay Times and Miami Herald.

She is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she majored in journalism and English. She works from the Tampa Bay Times headquarters in St. Petersburg, Fla.


The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Katie Sanders

Pants on Fire!

She's 'proud to stand' with Clinton, so...

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National Republican Congressional Committee

Says "Jacky Rosen has refused to tell us whether she supports Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton."

— PolitiFact Nevada


The only estimate available isn't set in stone

Mostly True

Yes, though less impressive per capita

Recent stories from Katie Sanders

3 answers about the Obama administration's letter on transgender students

The U.S. Education and Justice departments released a joint letter of guidance to public schools nationwide urging inclusion of transgender students, most notably transgender bathrooms. How will that affect Arizona?

Fact-checking claims the Clintons stole $200k in furniture, china and artwork from White House

An old complaint about Hillary Clinton, stemming from her days as first lady, is making a comeback during her run for the presidency.

A closer look at Donald Trump's comments about refinancing U.S. debt

Experts say Trump's comments don't make a lot of sense and carry risk for the nation's economy.   Fact-checking 2016: This is gonna be messy   What we know about the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails

Africa Check debunks HIV stat

Zimbabwe Today vastly inflated how many African girls 15-24 are HIV+. New! See our fact-checks about Zika

PolitiFact's fact-checks of the week

PolitiFact looks at claims made by Hillary Clinton and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

Jolly and Grayson tackle King James, Planned Parenthood at open debate

The Republican and Democrat congressmen ignore their primary opponents to face each other as they vie for Marco Rubio’s Senate seat.

So you want to move to Canada, eh?

If ___________ becomes president, I’m moving to ___________! The refrain comes up every four years, no matter who’s running.

Trump, Clinton win big in Northeast primaries

Donald Trump won all five primaries Tuesday, while Hillary Clinton won four out of five.

Fact-checking the April 24 edition of Meet the Press

Former Florida Sen. Bob Graham says the Obama administration will decide whether to release a report possibly linking Saudi Arabia to Sept. 11 by June, and Bernie Sanders says he isn't ready to hang up his campaign.

Fact-checking the April 17 edition of 'Meet the Press'

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory defends his state's House Bill 2, and actor George Clooney explains his big-ticket fundraiser for Hillary Clinton.   Fact-checking the Democratic debate in Brooklyn