Saturday, August 29th, 2015
Holan

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

False

In the middle of the pack, if not lower

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

"We’re the most highly taxed nation in the world."

— PolitiFact National

Mostly False

Some similarities, some differences

Half-True

More outsourcing to China

Pants on Fire!

Its main purpose is women's health

False

Some Republicans have, especially Rubio

False

Yes it does, thousands

Half-True

It depends on the time frame you use

Recent stories from Angie Drobnic Holan

10 misleading statements about immigration

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10 wrong statements about immigration

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Bernie Sanders — socialist or democratic socialist?

Readers asked if we were accurately describing Bernie Sanders as a socialist, so we dug into the term and its background.   • 10 years after Katrina, a look at President Obama's campaign promises • The week in fact-checks (video)

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We've published more than 10,000 fact-checks over the past eight years. We deserve some cake!

10 years after Katrina, a look at President Obama's campaign promises

On the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we looked at President Barack Obama's campaign promises centered on the city of New Orleans. This special report is presented in conjunction with The Lens, a New Orleans-based public-interest newsroom.

Mailbag: 'You are better than this, PolitiFact'

We look at reader concerns, comments and compliments from recent weeks.

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Fact-checking presidential candidates on the Aug. 16 shows

Donald Trump and Chuck Todd batted around the Iran nuclear deal while Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders and GOP candidate Ben Carson discuss health care funding and the electorate.

Fact-checking Trump, Sanders and Carson on Aug. 16 shows

The candidates depart from the Iowa State Fair's fried food excess and explain their views on the Iran nuclear deal, health care spending and tax reform.