The Treasure Coast congressman who ousted GOP firebrand Allen West wants to run for Senate in 2016.
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You'd think in an election year we'd hear more about the gubernatorial candidates, but the Affordable Care Act, undocumented immigrants and birth control were popular topics, too.
Democrats assailed a Republican decision to pass a farm bill in the House without addressing food stamps, breaking a tradition dating back to the 1970s. We checked a claim related to food stamps -- that "more Americans receive food aid than work in (the) private sector." We found multiple problems with the comparison.
With the question of who will be at the top of the Republican presidential ticket looking more and more settled, attention is turning to the No. 2 spot. Who will be the vice presidential pick?
The debt ceiling debate appears to be slouching toward a conclusion -- at least for now. We look back at some of the fact-checks that PolitiFact and its state affiliates have done on the issue.