Michael Van Sickler

Michael Van Sickler is a reporter for the Tampa Bay Times.

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Welcome to St. Petersburg. Now get out!


Yep. Reagan did the A-word


Yes, he's got experience; but the most?

Recent stories from Michael Van Sickler

Romney misses easy grounder

At the CNN/YouTube debate, the candidates argued about immigration, crime and Iraq. We found they generally got their facts right, although Huckabee distorted the facts on an education program for immigrants and Romney missed an easy one about the Red Sox.

What's in a resume?

The candidates have been making boasts and attacking each other over who has the most experience. We check their math.

Never say never

Edwards bans Washington lobbyist money, but not all lobbyist money.