PolitiFact senior correspondent; columnist/handicapper, Governing; senior author Almanac of American Politics 2016, 2018; previously Roll Call, National Journal

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Louis Jacobson is the senior correspondent at PolitiFact, the fact-checking website that is part of the Tampa Bay Times of Florida. He is also senior author of the Almanac of American Politics 2016 and was a contributing writer for the 2000 and 2004 editions. For Governing, Jacobson has written a...

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Sep 20, 2017

My latest @PolitiFact: Bill Cassidy offers misleading defense of health bill spending in face-off with Jimmy Kimmel. https://t.co/Xn8EBd4Waw https://t.co/AxGemN31o9

Sep 20, 2017

My latest @PolitiFact: Trump touts job growth on his watch; we rate his claim Half True.  http://bit.ly/2wy6zDg  https://t.co/Q3fIXgLCJt

Sep 20, 2017

My latest @governing: What happens when states have a weak candidate for governor? Downballot candidates suffer. https://t.co/fY0mEGzb3b https://t.co/zk029OZvja

Sep 19, 2017

My latest @politifact: Are long gas lines forming in North Korea, as Donald Trump tweeted? Half True https://t.co/Z5qYwcFT1e https://t.co/qeuxGj9c06

Sep 18, 2017

My latest @wcp: Photographer Flore de Préneuf Points Her Camera at D.C.'s Liquor Stores  http://bit.ly/2hdLuao  https://t.co/vhBNfXtmRj

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