Articles from January, 2012

Fact-checking the Florida primary

What were some of the sharpest attack lines of the past week?

Fact-checking the CNN debate in Florida

The CNN debate in Jacksonville was a contentious affair. We put some of the claims to the Truth-O-Meter.

Contest for Hispanic vote heats up GOP primary

We fact-check two claims as Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich fight for the Hispanic vote in the Republican primary for president.

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-checking the Tampa Republican debate

We continue fact-checking the GOP debate at University of South Florida.

Previewing the Republican debate in Tampa

We look back at the previous debates and review the most memorable lines.

Mailbag: Rick Scott, Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Tampa strip clubs

Our readers weigh in with their opinions on our latest fact-checking reports. 

Fact-checking super PAC attacks on Rick Santorum

We fact-check a television ad that purports to tell you four facts you don't know about Republican candidate for president Rick Santorum.

GOP ad wars invade Florida airwaves

We fact-check a recent campaign commercial in the Republican primary for president. Seen a new ad? Be sure to drop us a line.

Fact-checking Rick Scott's State of the State speech

Rick Scott's second State of the State address included claims about jobs, the cost of living and doughnuts. How'd he fare on the Truth-O-Meter?

10 News checks out the Scott-O-Meter

We look at Gov. Rick Scott's campaign promises in a video report for 10 News.

Rating Rick Scott's campaign promises at the 1-year mark

We've looked at dozens of campaign promises from Rick Scott to see how he's doing. No promise was more prominent than his pledge to create 700,000 jobs -- we rated it Stalled.

PolitiFact Florida’s top 10 fact-checks of 2011

We look back at our most popular reports of 2011: fact-checks of Marco Rubio, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Rick Scott and Alan Grayson. And then there was that Evan Longoria viral video ...