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Lauren Carroll

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Lauren Carroll is a reporter with the national staff of PolitiFact.

Email: lcarroll@tampabay.com

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Revenue grew, but profits fell

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Them's fightin' words

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Recent stories from Lauren Carroll

PunditFact fact-checks the May 17 news shows

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates discussed the state of the American economy Sunday, arguing that business leaders don’t need lower tax rates in the way Republicans have claimed.  

Fact-checking the May 17 news shows

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates discussed the state of the American economy Sunday, arguing that business leaders don’t need lower tax rates in the way Republicans have claimed.

PunditFact fact-checks the May 10 news shows

Carly Fiorina defended her record at Hewlett-Packard in an interview with NBC's Chuck Todd.

Fact-checking the May 10 Sunday shows

A trio of Republican presidential hopefuls officially entered the 2016 race last week, which meant a requisite trip to the Sunday news shows.

John Boehner says Americans spend more on antacids than politics

A fact-check that might upset your stomach.

The truth about that Mayweather-Pacquiao GDP statistic

Announcers claimed the big fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao generated more revenue than the yearly GDP of 29 countries. 

Bernie Sanders and the Truth-O-Meter

With Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., to announce soon that he’s running for president in 2016, we thought we’d take a look back at his record on the Truth-O-Meter.   • In Context: What Baltimore's mayor said about space for rioters • Jeb Bush's questionable attack on Barack Obama and the use of U.S. power • Fact-checking the April 26 shows, 'Clinton Cash'

Fact-checking claims about same-sex marriage

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments about same-sex marriage bans. PolitiFact has fact-checked multiple claims related to the topic.

PunditFact fact-checks the April 26 news shows

A new book examining donations to the Clinton Foundation had the Sunday shows talking.

Fact-checking the April 26 shows, 'Clinton Cash'

A new book examining donations to the Clinton Foundation had the Sunday shows talking.