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. This combination of photos shows Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, left, speaking on April 21, 2023, in Oxon Hill, Md., and former President Donald Trump speaking on March 4, 2023, at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md.
  2. This image, contained in the indictment against former President Donald Trump, shows boxes of records stored in a bathroom and shower in the Lake Room at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach. Trump is facing 37 felony charges related to the mishandling of classified documents according to an indictment unsealed Friday.
  3. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, center, leaves a fundraising picnic for Rep. Randy Feenstra, R-Iowa, May 13, 2023, in Sioux Center, Iowa.
  4. Former President Donald Trump switched his position on raising the age for full Social Security benefits when he joined the 2016 presidential race.
  5. Ramiro Saez, left, helps his son Lucas Saez, 22, fill out a voter registration form, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department in Doral, Fla.
  6. Law enforcement personnel confer outside Manhattan Criminal Court in New York, Friday, March 31, 2023.
  7. President Joe Biden speaks about Social Security, Medicare, and prescription drug costs, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, in Hallandale Beach, Fla.
  8. President Joe Biden speaks about manufacturing jobs and the economy at SK Siltron CSS, a computer chip factory in Bay City, Mich., Nov. 29, 2022.
  9. Fox News host Tucker Carlson during the National Review Institute's Ideas Summit at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on March 29, 2019, in Washington, D.C..
  10. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., left, finished slightly ahead of Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker in the Nov. 8 midterm election, but with just less than 50% of the vote, forcing a runoff.
  11. Election workers sort early ballots for signature verification prior to tabulation inside the Maricopa County Recorders Office, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Phoenix.
  12. A poll worker verifies a vote-by-mail ballot as a voter uses the official ballot drop box setup at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center polling station on Oct. 19, 2020, in Miami.
  13. Gov. Ron DeSantis talks during a news conference on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at the Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus.
  14. President Joe Biden speaks from the Treaty Room in the White House on April 14, 2021.
  15. Former President Donald Trump said in a statement Monday that Mar-a-Lago was “currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents.”
  16. In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo, then-U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks during a roundtable discussion in St. Louis.
  17. June 13, 2022• The Buzz on Florida Politics
    Hillsborough Chief Judge Ron Ficcarrota presides over a 2019 risk protection case.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. Vehicles enter the United States as a bus drives to Canada in the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel in Detroit on March 16, 2020.
  23. Afghan refugees arrive at a processing center in Chantilly, Va., Monday after arriving on a flight at Dulles International Airport.