Angie Drobnic Holan

PolitiFact Editor

Angie Drobnic Holan is the editor of PolitiFact. She previously was deputy editor, and before that a reporter for PolitiFact, helping launch the site in 2007. She was a member of the PolitiFact team that won the Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the 2008 election. She has been with the Tampa Bay Times since 2005 and previously worked at newspapers in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana and New Mexico.

She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and a master’s of library science from the University of South Florida. Her undergraduate degree is from the Plan II liberal arts program at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a native of Louisiana and attended the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts.

Email: holan@politifact.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Angie Drobnic Holan

Mostly True

When measured as a percentage of GDP

Mostly True

A correlation, but maybe not causation

Mostly True

Numbers are close, greater argument up for debate

Mostly True

We made a super chart of super PACs

Pants on Fire!

That figure is way off the charts

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The unemployment rate may be as high as "42 percent."

— PolitiFact National

Mostly False

That was the projected, 10-year figure that didn't come to pass


A matter of the federal budget process

Recent stories from Angie Drobnic Holan

PolitiFact Florida’s top 5 fact-checks for September 2015

Claims from the GOP presidential debate about Donald Trump, President Barack Obama and vaccines fueled the most interest in the Truth-O-Meter last month.

Chuck Todd: Bernie Sanders was 'there' on same-sex marriage 20 years ago

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and his presidential campaign serve as an almost constant reminder that Hillary Clinton has not always taken the lead on issues near and dear to the more liberal members of the Democratic Party.

Ben Carson's first 10 fact-checks

With Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson rising in the polls, we wanted to take a look at how he’s performed on the Truth-O-Meter so far.

Fact-checking the Sept. 27 Sunday shows

PolitiFact fact-checks two presidential candidates, Ben Carson and Jeb Bush. 

Fact-checking the Sept. 27 Sunday shows

We look at claims from Republican presidential candidates Ben Carson and Jeb Bush. 

The Obama Muslim Myth: The Clinton connection

A falsehood that won't die says President Obama is a Muslim. Some say Hillary Clinton's campaign started it. That's wrong, but there is a slender connection.

The fact-checker's farewell to Scott Walker's presidential campaign

The Wisconsin governor will abandon his presidential campaign, Fox News and others are reporting.   PolitiFact Wisconsin's Top 5 Scott Walker fact-checks

Fact-checking post-debate analysis on the Sept. 20 Sunday shows

Pundits and politicians critique the second GOP debate on CNN, dicussing polls, questioning the questioners and arguing with the fact-checkers.

Fact-checking the Sept. 20 Sunday shows

Pundits and politicians deliver post-game analysis of the second GOP debate on CNN. 

Fact-checking the second GOP presidential debate

We sort out fact from fiction at the second presidential debate. Look back at our live blog of the debate.