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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.

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The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Katie Sanders

Obamacare is "costing 2 million jobs."

Says Rep. Michele Bachmann said President Barack Obama might be to blame for the Fort Hood shootings.

The health care law reduces "the number of uninsured in America by 3 percent for how much money? $2 trillion."

"The numbers of people that support Obamacare and like it have been steadily dropping."

"If you want out of the individual mandate... all you have to do now is tick off the box that says 'hardship' and you're out."

"Two-thirds of the people who receive the minimum wage are female."

"Since December 2010 Florida has created 540,000 new jobs."

Premeditation, in murder cases like the Oscar Pistorius case, "can be formed in the twinkling of an eye."

"Manufacturing wages today in America on a per-hour basis are actually a bit lower than average wages in the economy as a whole."

"Medicare has spent $172 million on penis pumps in the last five years at $360 a pop."

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