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Fact-checking Florida's U.S. Senate candidates

We review some statements the major candidates have made ahead of the Republican and Democratic primaries.

Fact-checking the U.S. Senate candidates from Florida

We put several statements from hopefuls looking to fill Marco Rubio’s seat to the Truth-O-Meter test.  

Top 5 for PolitiFact Florida in March 2016

Florida’s presidential primary as well as U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz fueled the Truth-O-Meter.  

Fact checking John Kasich's Milwaukee visit

Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich made claims about his general election electability while seeking support ahead of Wisconsin's presidential primary.    The Final Five: Kasich, Cruz, Trump, Clinton and Sanders on the Truth-O-Meter Bernie Sanders: Fact checking his Madison speech  

Fact-checking Jebio in the 2016 GOP presidential race

We look back at our most clicked fact-checks of statements by Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio   Help PolitiFact raise $15,000 to fact-check the immigration debate in 2016  

Trump recounts Rubio’s record, but the history deserves a review

A campaign ad goes after the U.S. senator’s past as a Florida legislator and beyond, but doesn’t always accurately portray what happened.

Fact-checking the Republican debate in Miami

We fact-checked what the candidates had to say about trade, Common Core and more Thursday at the University of Miami.   Help PolitiFact raise $15,000 to hire an additional fact-checker for 2016   Fact-checking the Democratic debate in Miami   Fact-Check-A-Thon calls out misleading TV ads in 2016 primaries

Did Donald Trump inherit $100 million?

Sen. Marco Rubio says he did, but the evidence is murky.   Help PolitiFact raise $15,000 to hire an additional fact-checker for 2016.  

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 fact-checks for February 2016

Our most read fact-checks were about GOP presidential candidates, the cost of college tuition and climate change.

PolitiFact’s Top 5 fact-checks for February 2016

Our most read fact-checks were about Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and the U.S. Supreme Court.

It's voting time in Texas and across south (consult your Truth-O-Meter)

There's no debating this: The Republican and Democratic primaries in Texas and other southern states (is Minnesota a southern state?) take place Tuesday.   So get your Truth-O-Meter on!   For our latest Texas-oriented fact checks, scroll down. LIKE us and comment on our Facebook page. For a national view, click here.

Reports: Ted Cruz aide asked to leave campaign after publicly acknowledging error

A day after Cruz spokesman Rick Tyler acknowledged his error in quoting Marco Rubio on the Bible, he’s reportedly asked to move on. Here’s a look at what Tyler admitted.  

UPDATED: Rush Limbaugh likened Ted Cruz to Ronald Reagan--but also praised Marco Rubio

Ted Cruz closes a TV ad his campaign debuted today with conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh heard saying Cruz is the choice for president and "the closest in our lifetimes we have ever been to Ronald Reagan."   But don’t assume El Rushbo endorsed Cruz over everyone. Cruz’s commercial leaves out qualifying words from Limbaugh--and that Limbaugh quickly praised Marco Rubio... But there's also an earlier instance of Limbaugh linking Cruz and Reagan.   Ted Cruz’s Truth-O-Meter report card.   Marco Rubio’s Truth-O-Meter report card.   Rush Limbaugh’s Truth-O-Meter report card.

Do rich foreign women give birth in Miami then not pay the bill, as Rubio said?

Foreigners giving birth are on the rise in Florida, but skipping out on the bill is not a trend.  

What did Hillary Clinton tell the families of people who lost their lives in Benghazi?

Marco Rubio says repeatedly that Clinton "lied" to the Benghazi families. But a review of the evidence shows a case of conflicting recollections.   Launching PolitiFact Global News Service: Read about a new feature on our website will focus on claims about global health and development in partnership with Africa Check.

PolitiFact's guide to Republican-on-Republican attacks

The Iowa caucuses are over the GOP race and the rivalries will likely intensify. But which attacks are based in fact and which are baseless accusations? 

Top 5 for PolitiFact Florida in January 2016

The GOP presidential primary and the Democrats’ debate schedule fueled the Truth-O-Meter.  

Mano a mano, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio lead the last pre-caucus tangle in Iowa

Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz--tangling again over immigration and, perhaps, who's politically pure--ran first and second in speaking time during the last Republican presidential debate a few days  before Iowa's crucial caucuses. (Donald Trump, who declined to attend, spoke elsewhere).   PolitiFact in Washington, D.C., is piling up debate fact checks here--starting with a MOSTLY FALSE for Cruz's claim Barack Obama has "degraded" the U.S. military and a MOSTLY FALSE for Cruz's statement he hasn't insulted Trump personally.   What did you hear that merits a check?  

Republican presidential candidates, their latest muffs and misstatements

Never mind Ted Cruz’s factually flawed ad about New Yorker Donald Trump. Tonight Cruz likely takes center stage thanks to Trump saying he’s not going to join the Republican presidential debate put on by Fox News.   See PolitiFact’s debate coverage plans here. Meantime, we scanned PolitiFact states to see what candidates have lately misrepresented or gotten right.

Live fact-checking the Iowa Republican presidential debate

Trump or no Trump, the show went on tonight in Iowa. Find out what the candidates said, and how true their claims were.