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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

Between June 30 and July 10, CNN interviewed "17 Israeli public officials versus one" Palestinian official.  

"For the first time in history, (Thor’s) hammer is being held by a woman."

"We are accepting more legal immigrants than we ever have in the history (of the United States.)"

The Obama administration "manipulated deportation data to make it appear that the Border Patrol was deporting more illegal immigrants than the Bush administration."

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office "received zero complaints" about the Washington Redskins name.

"Hobby Lobby provided this (birth control) coverage before they decided to drop it to file suit."

"I had the lowest net worth of any American president in the 20th century when I took office."

"The nearly six-year delay in approving Keystone is costing Americans more than 100,000 jobs."

Says President Barack Obama said when "we got bin Laden, terrorism problem solved."

"The number of terrorists out there" has doubled.

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PunditFact fact-checks the June 29 news shows

Bill Clinton still wanted to talk about his family's wealth, while Republicans accused President Barack Obama of executive branch overreach.

Fact-checking the June 29 news shows

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