Amy Sherman - PolitiFact Staff Writer

PolitiFact Staff Writer

Amy Sherman is a staff writer for the Miami Herald and for PolitiFact Florida. She was born in Amherst, Mass., and moved to Minnesota to attend college at Macalester in St. Paul. She worked for the St. Paul Pioneer Press before moving to Florida in 2004 and joining the Miami Herald.

  1. Critical race theory isn’t one set thing, but more a changing package of ideas. The movement began in the 1970s.
  2. A protester is seen hanging from the balcony in the Senate Chamber on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C..
  3. President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress on Wednesday in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, as Vice President Kamala Harris, left, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., look on.
  4. President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House on Thursday in Washington.
  5. In this March 13 photo, Chinese-Japanese American student Kara Chu, 18, holds a pair of heart balloons decorated by herself for the rally "Love Our Communities: Build Collective Power" to raise awareness of anti-Asian violence outside the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo in Los Angeles.
  6. President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during a prime-time address from the East Room of the White House on Thursday in Washington.
  7. President-elect Joe Biden speaks at the Major Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III National Guard/Reserve Center, Tuesday in New Castle, Del.
  8. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., walks at the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday.
  9. In this Jan. 6 photo supporters of President Donald Trump participate in a rally in Washington.
  10. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., speaks to reporters as he returns to the Senate Chamber at the Capitol, early Thursday in Washington.
  11. President Donald Trump speaks after awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor, to Olympic gold medalist and former University of Iowa wrestling coach Dan Gable in the Oval Office of the White House on Dec. 7 in Washington.
  12. Former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters on Nov. 19 in Washington.
  13. President Donald Trump speaks during an "Operation Warp Speed Vaccine Summit" on the White House complex on Tuesday in Washington.
  14. Orange County Fire Rescue workers give out Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), consisting of disposable masks and hand sanitizer, free to small businesses, Tuesday in Orlando.
  15. The White House stands at dusk on Wednesday evening in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump, who continues to dispute the results of the election on Twitter, has not appeared publicly this week.
  16. President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the White House, Thursday, Nov. 5 in Washington.
  17. President Donald Trump, left, speaks Thursday during an NBC News Town Hall at Perez Art Museum Miami. Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, right, participates in a ABC News town hall at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
  18. Former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi speaks during the second day of the Republican National Convention from the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington on Tuesday.
  19. Wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID19, elementary school students wait for classes to begin in Godley, Texas, on Wednesday. Three rural school districts in Johnson County were among the first in Texas to head back to school for in-person classes for students.
  20. In this June 25 photo Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., speaks during a news conference on the House East Front Steps on Capitol Hill in Washington ahead of the House vote on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020.
  21. Jessica Kendal, an elementary school music teacher, waits outside Raymond O. Shelton School Administration Center in Tampa on July 23. Protesters rallied before a special School Board meeting on Hillsborough County school's reopening plan.
  22. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a roundtable discussion with Miami-Dade County mayors during the coronavirus pandemic, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
  23. Chuck Todd tees up NBC's election night coverage in 2016.