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.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Katie Sanders
Recent stories from Katie SandersFact-checking claims about the current immigration crisis
The influx of unaccompanied children at the U.S.-Mexico border is pushing border security officials to their limits and putting pressure on President Barack Obama and Congress to take some sort of action. PunditFact has been fact-checking the claims of pundits who have been scrambling both to provide context for this surge of children and to assign blame.Your guide to the Sunday, July 13 news shows
Every Friday PunditFact gives you the first look at the 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.Getting the facts straight about the Founding Fathers
Pundits and politicians get things wrong time and time again when they use the Founding Fathers to support their political views. In honor of the Fourth of July holiday, we review fact-checks from our archives and set the record straight.Fact-checking claims from the Hobby Lobby case
The Supreme Court's close ruling about Hobby Lobby and contraception has generated debate, so we're looking at a few factual claims surrounding the case.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
Bill Clinton still wanted to talk about his family's wealth, while Republicans accused President Barack Obama of executive branch overreach.Back to the future: Fact-checking claims about Iraq
It feels a little like 2003 lately, with Iraq in crisis and former Vice President Dick Cheney arguing for a muscular intervention to thwart the rise of violent anti-American extremists.What's old is new again: Fact-checking claims about Iraq
It feels a little like 2003 lately, with Iraq in crisis and former Vice President Dick Cheney arguing for a muscular intervention to thwart the rise of violent anti-American extremists.Fact-checking the June 22 news shows
The Sunday shows discussed the situation in Iraq and the most recent developments in controversy at the IRS.PunditFact fact-checks the June 22 news shows
The Sunday shows discussed the situation in Iraq and the most recent developments in controversy at the IRS.
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