Monday, August 3rd, 2015
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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

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Fact-checking Donald Trump, Rick Perry ahead of the first GOP debate

Donald Trump leads the field of Republican presidential candidates coming into the Aug. 6 Fox News debate, prompting several of his competitors to fire up their attacks in Sunday show interviews. 

Fact-checking the Aug. 2 news shows

GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump phoned in four interviews as other Republicans in the presidential race turned up their attacks. 

PunditFact previews the Aug. 2 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.

President Obama on Jon Stewart's 'The Daily Show'

President Barack Obama and Jon Stewart discussed the economy, veteran homelessness and complicated relations with Iran in the president's last interview on The Daily Show.

Sorting out the facts in Jon Stewart's last interview with Barack Obama

President Barack Obama and Jon Stewart discussed the economy, veteran homelessness and complicated relations with Iran in the president's last interview on The Daily Show with Stewart as host. Both made claims that missed some of the facts.

Fact-checking the July 26 Sunday shows

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., joins Donald Trump in attacking Hillary Clinton's personal email practices as secretary of state — while Rick Perry and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., go after Trump.

Rand Paul attacks Hillary Clinton's use of personal email on Fox News Sunday

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., goes after Hillary Clinton's personal email scandal as other GOP contenders attack Donald Trump.

PunditFact previews the July 26 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.

A closer look at an old Bernie Sanders talking point

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders recently revived one of his old talking points about middle-class income stagnation. Sanders doesn't make the claim anymore, but it was interesting enough for us to take a deeper look at whether it's accurate.

Half-truths in the White House half-staff flag controversy

Outraged memes and headlines suggest President Barack Obama flew the White House flag at half-mast to mourn Whitney Houston but didn't do the same for the five servicemen murdered in Chattanooga, Tenn.