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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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Who is Jay Inslee? A bio of the Democratic presidential candidate

Most Democrats say that climate change is a key issue, but Jay Inslee has gone further and made it the central issue of his campaign.

Who is Tulsi Gabbard? A bio of the Democratic presidential candidate

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard served two tours of duty in the Middle East and promises to keep the United States out of "regime change wars."    

Nancy Pelosi cites principle of not talking about Donald Trump when overseas. We looked into it

In Normandy, France, the House Speaker demurred when asked about Trump and tariffs. She deosn't talk about him when she's overseas. But she isn't shy about laying out her policy disagreements with him.

In Context: What Donald Trump said about Meghan Markle

The president said his "nasty" comment about Meghan Markle was fake news. Here's what the audio shows.

Mueller spoke. Trump reacted. We fact-checked.

As he closed the Special Counsel office, Robert Mueller's final remarks were brief, but drew a rebuke from the president.

Trump says 400 miles of wall are coming soon. But most projects replace existing barriers

The U.S.-Mexico border wall is getting built, President Donald Trump often claims. Construction is happening, he says, in spite of reluctance from Congress. And lately, Trump has attached a recurring figure to illustrate how far along he’s come on his big promise.

How often should Trump be fact-checked? Readers weigh in

We asked readers to share their thoughts on how often President Donald Trump should be fact-checked. They shared their thoughts in this installment of mailbag.

Senate Democrats accuse William Barr of lying to Congress about Mueller’s reaction. Did he?

We now know Attorney General William Barr’s earlier testimony didn’t tell the whole story: Barr knew of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s frustration with the summary, and he didn’t share it when asked.

The money and politics of prescription drugs: What you need to know

America spends about as much on prescription drugs as all the revenues of the three big car makers combined. Tracking where the money goes is hard. We have some charts to help.

Elizabeth Warren: Does her wealth tax pay for her child care and higher education plans?

People with net worth over $50 million would face Warren's wealth tax. She counts on the revenues to pay for her child care and higher education plans. We asked education and tax economists what might throw off her predictions. They had a few ideas.