Molly Moorhead is the Pasco Editor for the Tampa Bay Times. Previously, she was a staff writer with PolitiFact. As a reporter, she factchecked the 2012 presidential election.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Molly Moorhead
Senate immigration legislation is the "Obama-Reid plan to give illegal immigrants amnesty."
Bill Gunter would "drain millions from local public schools, and give our tax dollars to private, for-profit schools run by out-of-state corporations."
Says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told insurance companies "they couldn't inform their policyholders of what they thought the impact of Obamacare would be on them."
Recent stories from Molly MoorheadFact-checking the candidates in the U.S. House special election to replace Bill Young
The race to fill the late U.S. Rep Bill Young's open House seat has become a national campaign, thanks to outside money from both parties and special interest groups. We go over the biggest claims concerning the candidates and suss out how accurately issues have been presented in the special election. Voters weigh in during a special election on Tuesday.Fact-checking Florida's special election for the U.S. House
The race to fill the late U.S. Rep Bill Young's open House seat in Florida has become a national campaign, thanks to outside money from both parties and special interest groups. We go over the biggest claims concerning the candidates and suss out how accurately issues have been presented in the special election. Voters weigh in during a special election on Tuesday.Attack ad on Obamacare revives talking points old and new
An ad from the National Republican Congressional Committee attacks Alex Sink, a Democrat running for Congress in Florida, for supporting the health care law. We put its claims to our Truth-O-Meter.Fact-checking immigration: A year-end report
In 2013, the U.S. Senate passed immigration legislation, but it died in the House. Along the way, we rated plenty of claims from all sides.Fact-checking guns: A year-end report
In 2013, the aftermath of events like the Newtown, Conn., school shooting and the death of Trayvon Martin in Florida put a national spotlight on the guns debate.Fact-checking immigration: PolitiFact's year-end report
In 2013, the U.S. Senate passed immigration reform, but it died in the House. Along the way, we rated plenty of claims on both sides.Pasco House race mailers stretch truth to attack opponents
The campaign to succed Mike Fasano in the Florida House of Representatives takes a deceptive turn thanks to a couple of campaign mailers.Fact-checking claims about Obamacare
The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, has triggered an avalanche of political rhetoric over the past few years.
PolitiFact and PolitiFact Georgia have been keeping tabs on that complex debate, trying to parse truth from fiction.Digging deeper on gun background check legislation
Votes on gun background checks are being turned into TV ads around the country. We look more closely at the details behind the amendments fueling the debate.Mailbag, Facebook edition: 'Stick to the definition of investigation'
Readers sound off on our latest checks about discrimination protection for gay people, the attacks in Benghazi, court-martialing Christian soldiers, and categorizing injury by turkey.
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