Katie Sanders is the managing editor of PolitiFact. Previously, she fact-checked talking heads and opinion-shapers for PunditFact as well as the Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott for PolitiFact Florida, reporting from the Tallahassee bureau of the Tampa Bay Times and Miami Herald. She is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she majored in English and journalism.

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No, Mark Zuckerberg did not endorse Donald Trump, as Elizabeth Warren said in stunt ad

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said she took out ads with this made-up assertion to prove her point that Facebook accepts political ads with false claims in them.

Fact-checking the Ohio Democratic presidential debate

Twelve presidential candidates assembled in Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, on Oct. 15 for the fourth and largest Democratic primary debate so far.

Live fact-checking the Ohio Democratic presidential debate

We're live fact-checking the Ohio Democratic presidential debate. Follow along with our Twitter feed below.

Opioid epidemic shifts from prescription painkillers to street drugs

Prescription painkillers launched an opioid addiction crisis. That problem remains as the death toll from more deadly street drugs rises.

Trump lawyer claims lack of due process in House impeachment. 3 reasons the law doesn’t back him up

The top White House lawyer argues that the House has denied Donald Trump his legal due process rights. Constitutional scholars say that's wrong.

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s claims about Syria and US troop withdrawal

President Donald Trump shocked lawmakers when he announced the United States would be withdrawing troops from the Syrian border with Turkey. We fact-checked related claims he made on Twitter and at an Oct. 7 press conference.

Ask PolitiFact: Answers to reader questions about the Trump impeachment inquiry, Hunter Biden

Our reporters investigated questions from readers about the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, as well as Joe and Hunter Biden and the whistleblower who set the investigation into motion. ​

Impeach a member of Congress? Over 200 years of history say no

The one and only time the Senate had a chance to deliver a clear ruling, it didn't.

The U.S. aid to Ukraine that Donald Trump froze, in one chart

While U.S. aid to Ukraine that President Donald Trump froze has since been released, the nearly $400 million package is likely to remain central to House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into Trump’s possible abuse of power for political gain.

Read: Text messages between US diplomats about Ukraine aid, Trump phone call

Text messages detail a top U.S. diplomat's concerns about a White House strategy aimed at pressuring Ukraine to investigate President Donald Trump's election rival, Joe Biden, in exchange for foreign aid.