Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
Sanders

Katie Sanders

PunditFact Staff Writer

Katie Sanders is a PunditFact staff writer based in St. Petersburg, Fla. Before PunditFact, she wrote for PolitiFact Florida 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.

Email: ksanders@tampabay.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Katie Sanders

Half-True

Five-yard penalty

True

The program's supplement advice is not backed up by science

False

Unreported, yes. But Algeria wasn't on terror list

Mostly True

It doesn't affect that many farmers

Mostly False

An eat-your-veggies kind of claim

Mostly True

The 1% is raking in the recovery

Recent stories from Katie Sanders

Fact-checking claims about pay gaps in Clinton's Senate office, Obama's White House

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PunditFact previews the May 17 Sunday shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

PunditFact previews the May 10 news shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

Why bloggers, Rush Limbaugh ran with the phony story about Harry Reid

A Nevada man tells a big lie about Harry Reid to see if partisan media will fall for it. It works. A few weeks later, he comes clean to a newspaper that he made it up to prove a point, earning him praise and criticism. What's on the Sunday shows

PolitiFact’s Top 5 for April 2015

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Rand Paul made it onto our most-read list for April.   • Why bloggers, Rush Limbaugh ran with the phony story about Harry Reid • Bernie Sanders and the Truth-O-Meter • In Context: What Baltimore's mayor said about space for rioters

Fact-checking claims about same-sex marriage

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments about same-sex marriage bans. PolitiFact has fact-checked multiple claims related to the topic.

PunditFact fact-checks the April 26 news shows

A new book examining donations to the Clinton Foundation had the Sunday shows talking.

Fact-checking the April 26 shows, 'Clinton Cash'

A new book examining donations to the Clinton Foundation had the Sunday shows talking.

Checking in on our TV network scorecards

The rating for more accurate claims moves down slightly on CNN, while the percentage of inaccurate claims on Fox and MSNBC is unchanged.

PunditFact fact-checks the April 19 news shows

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is thinking of challenging 2016 Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.