Kyra Haas is a PolitiFact intern and a journalism and political science major at the University of Missouri-Columbia. 

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Pumpkin pies, pilgrims and pre-existing conditions: PolitiFact’s 2018 Thanksgiving dinner guide

We’re here to help you tackle the common falsehoods circulating this holiday season. Find your place card, grab a fork and dig in.

Sorting out fact from fiction in the Florida recounts

We debunk some myths about the recounts

Governor's debate fact-check: Andrew Gillum's Hamilton ticket, Ron DeSantis' $145,000 trips

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.

Fact-checking the CNN Florida governor's debate between Ron DeSantis, Andrew Gillum

Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum met for their first debate on CNN on Oct. 21, 2018. Here's how they fared on the facts.

El debate entre John Cox y Gavin Newsom en California, chequeado

Los candidatos a gobernador en California se reunieron para el único debate del ciclo electoral. John Cox, el candidato republicano, y Gavin Newsom, el demócrata, concordaron en que sostienen posiciones distintas en varios temas, incluyendo regulación e inmigración. Escribimos un resumen de lo que dijo cada candidato en el debate, con mayor contexto verídico.

Fact-checking the California governor's debate with John Cox and Gavin Newsom

Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox meet for their only general election debate.

El primer debate de Bill Nelson y Rick Scott en la Florida, chequeado

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.

Nelson, Scott fact-checked each other in their first Florida Senate debate. We fact-checked them

Rick Scott and Bill Nelson argued over their records and accused the other of misrepresenting the facts in their first Florida U.S. Senate debate Tuesday, repeating the attacks already worn into voters’ heads through waves of 30-second commercials. There was plenty to fact-check.

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s press conference on eve of Kavanaugh, Ford hearings

Trump defended his Supreme Court nominee as a good man of the highest caliber hours after a third woman accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

Fact-checking internet rumors about Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford

As Christine Blasey Ford prepares to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Ford's authenticity is under attack across social media. Here’s a rundown of the most prominent claims about Ford on the internet, fact-checked.