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PolitiFact Florida: Gwen Graham lacks proof that Florida Gov. Rick Scott covered up Mosaic sinkhole

PolitiFact Florida: Gwen Graham lacks proof that Florida Gov. Rick Scott covered up Mosaic sinkhole

Gwen Graham says Florida needs a governor who will fight to protect clean water, unlike, she said, Gov. Rick Scott."When a sinkhole began dumping toxic water in Floridaís aquifer, Rick Scott tried to cover it up. I worked with the press to expose the...
Published: 08/13/18
PolitiFact Florida: Bill Nelson claims detained immigrant parents charged $8/minute to call their children. Is it true?

PolitiFact Florida: Bill Nelson claims detained immigrant parents charged $8/minute to call their children. Is it true?

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson said the Trump administration reached a new low by charging detained immigrant parents high fees to call the children they were separated from at the border."The Trump administration has been charging detained parents, get...
Published: 08/06/18
PolitiFact Florida: Jeff Greene targets Florida costs for Trumpís golf travel in TV ad

PolitiFact Florida: Jeff Greene targets Florida costs for Trumpís golf travel in TV ad

Jeff Greene, a Democrat billionaire running for Florida governor, has some close connections to President Donald Trump: He is a member of Trumpís Mar-A-Lago club, and they are neighbors in Palm Beach.But that hasnít stopped Greene from criticizing Tr...
Updated one month ago
PolitiFact Florida: Did Adam Putnam endorse a bill that gutted water quality regulations?

PolitiFact Florida: Did Adam Putnam endorse a bill that gutted water quality regulations?

The toxic green algae bloom spreading across Lake Okeechobee has seeped into the stateís political races, including Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnamís quest for Florida governor.The Democratic Governors Association slammed Putnam, a Republican, i...
Updated one month ago
PolitiFact Florida: What Trumpís Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has said on abortion

PolitiFact Florida: What Trumpís Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has said on abortion

When President Donald Trump unveiled his second Supreme Court justice pick, Floridaís Democratic candidates for governor warned of dire consequences for access to abortion."With his pick of Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump has done everything in his ...
Updated one month ago
PolitiFact Florida: Did Sen. Bill Nelson vote for higher taxes 349 times? No

PolitiFact Florida: Did Sen. Bill Nelson vote for higher taxes 349 times? No

For years, Republicans have criticized Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson for voting to raise taxes again and again.Nelsonís opponent in the 2012 U.S. Senate race, Connie Mack, claimed Nelson raised taxes 150 times. That claim grew to 272 before the Novembe...
Updated one month ago
PolitiFact Florida: Andrew Gillumís largely accurate attack on Philip Levineís record

PolitiFact Florida: Andrew Gillumís largely accurate attack on Philip Levineís record

As he makes his run to become Floridaís governor, Democrat Philip Levine often touts the more progressive moves he made during his time as mayor of Miami Beach.Chief among them is increasing the minimum wage and banning assault weapons."Everyone want...
Updated: 2 months ago
PolitiFact Florida: Republican PAC misleads in ad about Sen. Bill Nelsonís record on Social Security, Medicare

PolitiFact Florida: Republican PAC misleads in ad about Sen. Bill Nelsonís record on Social Security, Medicare

A new ad portrays Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson as a career politician who doesnít have the backs of senior citizens.The New Republican PAC, which is backing Gov. Rick Scott in Floridaís closely watched Senate race, released a 30-second ad criticizing ...
Updated: 2 months ago

PolitiFact Florida: Have more students been killed in schools than soldiers in combat zones?

After a student gunman killed 10 people in Santa Fe, Texas, a claim circulated widely on social media that compared the number of deaths in the military with the number of deaths in school shootings.One of the politicians who shared it on social medi...
Updated: 2 months ago
PolitiFact Florida: Ron DeSantis overplays link between the opioid crisis and southern border

PolitiFact Florida: Ron DeSantis overplays link between the opioid crisis and southern border

Republican candidate for Florida governor Ron DeSantis has a plan to solve the opioid epidemic, and it starts with securing the southern border of the United States.Thatís where lethal drugs pour into the country, he said during the Westside Republic...
Updated: 2 months ago