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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.

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QAnon and Donald Trump rallies: What's that about?

Here’s a closer look at the QAnon phenomenon making its way from online forums to Trump rallies.

Fact-checking the Florida Democratic primary debate for governor

Florida Democrats battling in the governor’s primary fought to establish themselves as Enemy No. 1 of President Donald Trump in their last debate Aug. 2.

PolitiFact's guide to key 2018 midterm races

Here are the 16 states with races we're fact-checking in the 2018 midterm elections.

Fact-checking Fox News analyst’s pro-Trump book ‘The Russia Hoax’

Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jarrett’s The Russia Hoax reads like a book-length friend-of-the-court brief, painting a sympathetic portrait of the Trump presidency and defending the Trump team’s election-era actions, which are now under a microscope.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's rally in Tampa with Ron DeSantis

President Donald Trump flew to Tampa, Fla., to make his endorsement of GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis for Florida governor official. Trump's rally revisited the biggest of his highlights of his first year and a half in office, and was punctuated by exaggerations and falsehoods.

The effects of Donald Trump's trade war

With President Donald Trump's tariffs and retaliatory tariffs in place, we took a close look at their effects on the economy.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's talking points about the economy

President Donald Trump campaigned hard on a promise to kick the economy into high gear and with the latest economic numbers, he had something to crow about. The economy grew at an annualized rate of 4.1 percent between April and June. Trump said the country was seeing proof of the power of his tax- and regulation-cutting agenda. Let’s take a look at some of his assertions and see whether they hold up.

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and the case of the missing question

Putin answered a very interesting question during the news conference in Helsinki, but the White House transcript doesn't have it. And even after much reporting, it's still missing.

A closer look at claims of treason after Trump's meeting with Russian President Putin

President Donald Trump’s news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin drew sharp rebukes from critics. Some of them went so far as to call it "treason," or "treasonous." We took a closer look at what that high-voltage word actually means.

Trump and Russia: Shifting answers on key questions

It was a week when the president said he said would when he meant wouldn't. When first he gave equal weight to Putin's denials and the findings of his intelligence chiefs, and then said he agreed with them completely.