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Katie Sanders is the deputy 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. She works from the Tampa Bay Times headquarters in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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President Donald Trump kicked up a dust storm of punditry with a tweet that he "had to fire" former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn "because he lied to the Vice President and the FBI." Was this a key development in the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller?

In Context: Orrin Hatch's comments about CHIP, people who 'won’t lift a finger' to help themselves

Joe Scarborough seized on a statement by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, that the MSNBC host found "cold and callous" during the final push to pass a tax bill. Scarborough accused Hatch of linking Children’s Health Insurance Program recipients to people who "won’t lift a finger" to help themselves.

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The facts behind Elizabeth Warren, her claimed Native American ties and Trump's 'Pocahontas' insult

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has taken a lot of grief for claiming Native American roots without hard proof. President Donald Trump has mockingly called her "Pocahontas." We take a close look at exactly what she said and who she told.

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The veracity of the videos is dubious, and their objective as well as President Donald Trump’s retweets ignited wide condemnation.

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House presses Jeff Sessions on Trump campaign's Russia ties, Clinton special counsel

Attorney General Jeff Sessions faced a barrage of questions from lawmakers about whether he misled Congress by claiming he was unaware of new links revealed between the Donald Trump campaign and Russian contacts.