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 English and journalism. She works from the Tampa Bay Times headquarters in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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PolitiFact’s guide to the GOP amendment to health care bill

We look at the components of U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur’s amendment to overhaul the Affordable Care Act.

Seven whoppers from Trump’s first 100 days

The seven most misleading statements from the White House so far.

PolitiFact Live for April 27

PolitiFact editors discuss the truth behind the week in news.

Fact-checking Marco Rubio’s statements about the Iran nuclear deal

The Republican U.S. senator from Florida said that the 2015 agreement will not prevent a nuclear Iran.

Tracking Donald Trump’s flip-flops in his first 100 days

Donald Trump went into the White House with a mandate to break with tradition. In many ways, he’s embracing it.

Trump's 100 days: Where he fell short

A couple of weeks before the election, President Trump released a plan for his first 100 days. Then he ran into Congress.

#PolitiFact100: How we’re covering Trump’s 100 days

100 hours of nonstop coverage to mark Trump's first 100 days.

#PolitiFact100: Tracking Trump's promises in the first 100 days

Donald Trump is learning what most presidents do: It’s a lot easier to make campaign promises than to deliver on them.

Fact-checking Trump’s AP interview about his first 100 days

President Donald Trump played up his accomplishments in his first 100 days, while simultaneously downplaying the significance of the milepost, in an April 21 interview with the Associated Press. We fact-checked his claims about his accomplishments so far.

PolitiFact Live for April 20

PolitiFact editors discuss the truth behind the week in news.