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What do GOP efforts to undo Affordable Care Act mean for pre-existing conditions?

At a Tampa Bay Times forum, Florida Democratic Party chair Terrie Rizzo said that coverage for pre-existing conditions is in danger if Republicans get their way. We explain the litigation. 

How hard is it for Venezuelans to get asylum in the U.S.?

Florida Democrats say half of Venezuelans’ asylum claims are denied. We found partial data that supports the claim — but the denial rate isn't unique to Venezuela.

PolitiFact Florida's top 10 fact-checks for 2014

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.

With a second term for Rick Scott, we add promises to the Scott-O-Meter

Help PolitiFact fund a Kickstarter to live fact-check the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response

 

In context: Rick Scott's comments on Republicans and jobs

To Democratic ears, Gov. Rick Scott's remarks from a GOP dinner sound a lot like Mitt Romney's '47 percent' comment last year in Boca Raton. Read both remarks and decide for yourself.

Fact-checking the Florida Democrats' latest attack on Rick Scott

Florida Democrats are airing a new, two-minute ad that whacks Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott for alleged fraud at his former health care company, Columbia/HCA, as well as his current health care business, Solantic. Two minutes makes for plenty of facts to examine.