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. The Supreme Court Building is seen in Washington, Wednesday, May 4, 2022, as security measure are enhanced on the perimeter following protests sparked by news that the court might overturn cases that guarantee abortions.
  2. U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, left, listens to U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, right, during a press conference Aug. 18, 2020, outside the USPS branch in downtown St. Petersburg.
  3. Allison Hornbeck, VPK teacher, on left, talks with Angelo Celormy, center, and Dennasia Parker, right, as they work through an exercise during a preschool class at the Lew Williams Center for Early Learning, 901 34th St. S, on Oct. 5 in St. Petersburg.
  4. Oct. 22, 2021• The Buzz on Florida Politics
    President Joe Biden participates in a CNN town hall at Baltimore Center Stage in Baltimore on Thursday.
  5. Vehicles enter the United States as a bus drives to Canada in the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel in Detroit on March 16, 2020.
  6. Afghan refugees arrive at a processing center in Chantilly, Va., Monday after arriving on a flight at Dulles International Airport.
  7. A viral photo originally posted on Reddit of two people lying on the ground sick with COVID-19 seeking treatment.
  8. Aug. 10, 2021• The Buzz on Florida Politics
    North Carolina election workers check voters' identification on Super Tuesday at a library in Asheville,  on March 8, 2016.
  9. A crowd tries to force its way into the U.S. Capitol Building as part of a pro-Trump riot.
  10. A Border Patrol agent looks over the Rio Grande on June 15 in Del Rio, Texas.
  11. In this May 6 photo, Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are examined and recounted by contractors working for Florida-based company, Cyber Ninjas at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.
  12. Critical race theory isn’t one set thing, but more a changing package of ideas. The movement began in the 1970s.
  13. A protester is seen hanging from the balcony in the Senate Chamber on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C..
  14. 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.
  15. President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House on Thursday in Washington.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. President-elect Joe Biden speaks at the Major Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III National Guard/Reserve Center, Tuesday in New Castle, Del.
  19. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., walks at the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday.
  20. Jan. 12, 2021• The Buzz on Florida Politics
    In this Jan. 6 photo supporters of President Donald Trump participate in a rally in Washington.
  21. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., speaks to reporters as he returns to the Senate Chamber at the Capitol, early Thursday in Washington.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.

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