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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. 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. [LM OTERO  |  AP]
  2. 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. [CAROLYN KASTER  |  AP]
  3. 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. [IVY CEBALLO  |  Times]
  4. 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) [LYNNE SLADKY  |  AP]
  5. Chuck Todd tees up NBC's election night coverage in 2016. [Screenshot]
  6. In this June 6 photo, demonstrators protest at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. [ALEX BRANDON  |  AP]
  7. Police drag away one person from a store after he smashed a window in New York's Times Square on April 5, 1968, as disturbances spread over many sections of New York City in the wake of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. King was shot in Memphis, Tenn., on April 4. [ANONYMOUS  |  AP]
  8. Families visit Madiera Beach as thousands of people flock to area beaches during the first weekend public beaches in Pinellas County reopened on May 9. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
  9. Zach Marks, of Seminole, uses a mister-blower to distribute a cocktail of insecticides at a Dunedin property while abating mosquitoes with Mosquito Joe of Tampa Bay in June 2019 in Dunedin. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  10. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wears a protective face mask as he leaves a news conference at the Urban League of Broward County, during the new coronavirus pandemic Friday in Fort Lauderdale. [LYNNE SLADKY  |  AP]
  11. A car pulls to the curb of Departures at La Guardia airport during the coronavirus outbreak April 4 in the Queens borough of New York. New York is the coronavirus pandemic's U.S. epicenter. [FRANK FRANKLIN II  |  AP]
  12. Sen. Rick Scott airs an ad in Iowa that says "Biden got away with it." (Screengrab) [YouTube]
  13. After five days on the road in Iowa, PolitiFact reporters reflect on what they saw. [LOUIS JACOBSON  |  PolitiFact]
  14. Kindergarteners learn each other's names while attending Roxanne DeAngelis' art class on Aug. 12, 2019, while attending Hernando County's first day of school at Suncoast Elementary School in Spring Hill. ["DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD   |   TIMES"  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  15. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks Tuesday during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) [PATRICK SEMANSKY  |  AP]
  16. School supplies remain stocked in a cubby at Suncoast Elementary School in Spring Hill. (DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD   |   Times) ["DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD   |   TIMES"  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  17. AR-15 style guns are displayed at the In Guns We Trust LLC booth during the Tampa Gun Show on Feb. 24, 2018, at the State Fairgrounds. [URSO, CHRIS  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  18. The Capitol is seen in Washington, early Wednesday. Voting on two articles of impeachment against President Trump is expected in a matter of days by the Judiciary Committee and by Christmas in the full House. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) [J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE  |  AP]
  19. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., questions former White House national security aide Fiona Hill, and David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Nov. 21 during a public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (Matt McClain/Pool via AP) [MATT MCCLAIN  |  AP]
  20. Agriculture commissioner Nikki Fried speaks at pre-legislative news conference on Oct. 29 in Tallahassee. [STEVE CANNON  |  AP]
  21. Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, right, testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Friday, in the second public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. [SUSAN WALSH  |  AP]
  22. Republican Party of Florida chairman Joe Gruters, speaks during the Tampa Bay Times Florida 2020 a candid conversation forum Wednesday in St. Petersburg. [CHRIS URSO  |  Times]
  23. FILE - In this July 24, 2019, file photo, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., asks questions of former special counsel Robert Mueller as he testifies before the House Judiciary on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Gaetz is an unabashed supporter of President Donald Trump, defending him on the impeachment inquiry, the investigation into Russia meddling in U.S. elections and other issues. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) [ANDREW HARNIK  |  AP]