Sunday, April 19th, 2015
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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

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Lauren Carroll

Mostly False

'Voted to deport' goes too far

Mostly False

Wants Congress to weigh in, actually

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Foundation for a Secure and Prosperous America

"Rand Paul supports Obama's negotiations with Iran."

Half-True

New data says differences have waned

Recent stories from Lauren Carroll

Hillary Clinton and the Truth-O-Meter

After long anticipation, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her 2016 presidential campaign on April 12. We've been fact-checking her since 2007.  

Fact-checking Sen. Marco Rubio

Rubio announced that he will run for president in 2016. We look back at his statements about immigration, climate change, Obamacare and other topics.

Fact-checking statements about guns and the NRA

Republican presidential contenders will speak to a welcoming crowd at the National Rifle Association’s annual leadership forum on Friday.

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 for March

Claims from Jeb Bush, SeaWorld and a gun rights advocacy group topped were among our most popular last month.

How well has Rand Paul fared on the Truth-o-Meter?

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul made his run for the White House official, becoming the second major candidate to announce, and the second one with Texas roots. Paul is expected back in New Hampshire this week where he has been a frequent visitor to the first-in-the-nation primary state.

Rand Paul and the Truth-O-Meter

On Tuesday, Rand Paul announced his candidacy for president in 2016.  We looked back at some our more notable fact-checks of his statements.    • The Ted Cruz scorecard • The Jeb Bush scorecard • The Hillary Clinton scorecard • All the scorecards  

Fact-checking a deal with Iran

As negotiations approach an interim deadline, we look back at claims about a Senate letter and whether Iran has been keeping to its agreements.    • PunditFact: Fact-checking the March 29 news shows • PolitiFact Wisconsin: Is Scott Walker shifting views for 2016?

PunditFact fact-checks the March 29 Sunday shows

At least five times Sunday , ABC This Week host George Stephanopoulos asked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence a variant on a simple question about Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act: "If a florist in Indiana refuses to serve a gay couple at their wedding, is that legal now in Indiana?" And at least five times, Pence would not answer.

Fact-checking the March 29 news shows

At least five times Sunday , ABC This Week host George Stephanopoulos asked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence a variant on a simple question about Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act: "If a florist in Indiana refuses to serve a gay couple at their wedding, is that legal now in Indiana?" And at least five times, Pence would not answer.

PunditFact fact-checks the March 22 news shows

Israel's ambassador to the Unites States told NBC's Chuck Todd that Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not flip-flop on a two-state solution.   • PolitiFact Texas: Ted Cruz on the Truth-O-Meter • From the archives: Is Ted Cruz, born in Canada, eligible to run for president? • The health care law turns 5: What came true and what didn’t