Amy Sherman

Amy Sherman is a writer for PolitiFact.

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Amy Sherman

False

No call for all white people to die

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Election year oil stand

Pants on Fire!

No such Obama compound

Recent stories from Amy Sherman

Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott's final State of the State address

Of course, Scott touted his efforts over the last seven years to bring more jobs to the state — even cracking a joke about his passion project.

The 10 most popular Florida fact-checks of 2017

Fueling our most-clicked fact-checks was an unfounded claim about massive voter fraud in 2008 and a misleading statement from Trump that pre-existing conditions were included in the GOP health care bill. But it wasn’t all politics this year. In September, Florida was menaced by Hurricane Irma and our story debunking myths about hurricane preparedness also made the list.

Fake news in the Alabama Senate race surges before Election Day

With Republican Roy Moore's reported history with underage girls looming large, Alabama voters have been getting more than their share of bad information.

Donald Trump declares public health emergency over opioid crisis. Here’s what that means

Background on the U.S. opioid epidemic, overview of the Trump administration’s declaration, and past efforts to fight the national crisis.  

Fact-checking President Donald Trump’s interview with Pat Robertson on 'The 700 Club'

Trump made a series of claims about the Affordable Care Act, the Paris climate agreement and the economy

What’s in the House health care bill?

We looked at the particulars in The American Health Care Act passed by the House May 4.

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s 100-days interview with CBS

In a wide-ranging interview on CBS, President Donald Trump sat down with Face the Nation host John Dickerson to discuss his first 100 days in office.

PolitiFact’s guide to the GOP amendment to health care bill

We look at the components of U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur’s amendment to overhaul the Affordable Care Act.

Fact-checking Marco Rubio’s statements about the Iran nuclear deal

The Republican U.S. senator from Florida said that the 2015 agreement will not prevent a nuclear Iran.

Fact-checking fake news on International Fact-checking Day

Sunday, April 2, is International Fact-checking Day. To mark the day, PolitiFact conducted a "fact-check-a-thon" on fake news.