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
In Ferguson, Mo., "you've got three black officers and 50 white officers with a town that is 67 percent African-American."
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "passed a rule giving the agency unprecedented power to shut down businesses, no matter what the reason, at any time it wishes."
Recent stories from Katie SandersHappy birthday, PolitiFact! PolitiFact turns 7
To celebrate, we recap our most popular fact-checks of the past year from PolitiFact and PunditFact. And we'll eat some cake.When the U.S. goes to war, TV networks call on the warheads
A group of military analysts decipher U.S. military analysts for TV viewers, but who exactly are they? PunditFact wanted to find out.Fact-checking the Ferguson shooting
The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb is raising questions about the makeup of the police department and its response to the Aug. 9 shooting.Fact-checking Ferguson
The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb is raising questions about the makeup of the police department and its response to the Aug. 9 shooting.
Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist have lambasted each other’s records on school funding while cherry-picking figures that put themselves in a favorable light.PunditFact fact-checks the Aug. 17 news shows
PunditFact looked at two claims related to the shooting in Ferguson, Mo.Your guide to the Sunday, Aug. 17 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.The Internet's overreach on the Ebola outbreak
As the Ebola outbreak grows in Africa, misinformation about the epidemic is spreading about the crisis here in America.
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.PunditFact fact-checks claims about Israel and Gaza
The minute-by-minute changes in the developments in Israel and Gaza make it difficult for fact-checkers to keep things straight. But since the escalation in violence began last month, PunditFact has been able to examine a few of the claims central to the conflict.
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