Thursday, December 14, 2017


Katie Sanders, Politifact deputy editor

Katie Sanders, Politifact deputy editor

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.

PolitiFact Florida has fact-checked Sunshine State politicians and pundits since March 2010.

Happy 10th birthday, PolitiFact! Here's how Florida politicians have rated

PolitiFact is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month, with more than 13,500 fact-checks in its archive. Editor Angie Holan explains what has changed about our process and what we've learned since the...
Updated: 4 months ago
Yikes, Connecticut! This image shows the scene of a crash involving as many as 20 vehicles on Interstate 91 in Middletown, Conn., on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. No serious injuries were reported.

Connecticut newspaper fires back at Rick Scott: 'Go back to Florida and stay there'

Gov. Rick Scott's job-poaching mission in Connecticut left a sour taste in the mouth of the state's largest newspaper. Scott told a small crowd in Norfolk, Ct., 
Updated: 6 months ago