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Fact-checking Democrats on the shutdown's effects on food safety, hurricane prep

A look at the impact on airport safety, hurricane preparedness, food stamps and food safety inspections

PolitiFact Florida’s 5 top fact-checks in February

Claims by Alcee Hastings, Marco Rubio were among our most popular.   Rick Scott's 2015 State of the State speech annotated

Fact-checks about Selma and the Voting Rights Act

On the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma, we look back at our fact-checks about voting rights

Fact-checking Alcee Hastings who called Texas 'crazy'

PolitiFact Florida has fact-checked several claims from the longtime congressman from Broward County, including provocative comments about Texas. 

Alcee Hastings: 'Crazy' Texas bars shooting bears from second-story windows

Alcee Hastings, the Florida congressman who declared Texas a "crazy" state, went on to say the Lone Star state has a law barring bears from being shot from second-floor windows, or words to that effect.   Not at all. Pants on Fire ahead!   ALSO: See PolitiFact Florida's look into whether Texas restricts the number of dildos a person may purchase.