Together, the lies against the Parkland students in the wake of unspeakable tragedy were the most significant falsehoods of 2018. We name them PolitiFact’s Lie of the Year.
We debunk some myths about the recounts
While there have been lots of problems in the vote counting, no judge or state office has proven fraud.
Ahead of Election Day, we asked our readers what claims they would like to see checked. Dozens responded to us, from coast to coast, with questions and requests, so we got to work on finding answers.
Citing an ongoing FBI probe, Trump attacked Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum.
During the final Florida governor’s debate, Ron DeSantis attacked Andrew Gillum over his record related to a trip to New York City and an FBI investigation. Gillum shot back about DeSantis' own trips.
Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum met for their first debate on CNN on Oct. 21, 2018. Here's how they fared on the facts.
Republican Party of Florida ad misleads by stating Gillum is running from the FBI
President Donald Trump brought his battle with Democrats onto politically sacred ground, accusing them of forcing the death of Medicare. Trump moved from 280-character tweets to a 4,900 character op-ed in USA Today to paint a doomsday picture if Medicare for All became the law of the land. With the help of experts, we fact-checked some of his claims.
Rick Scott y Bill Nelson argumentaron sobre sus récords y se acusaron mutuamente de representar falsamente los hechos durante el primer debate en la contienda de la Florida para el senado federal. En el debate el martes, repitieron ataques que los votantes ya han escuchado a través de comerciales de 30 segundos.