Holan

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.

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The James Comey book: 'A Higher Loyalty'

James Comey wants to explain himself. A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership is Comey’s story of what he did and why

Can Donald Trump fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller?

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders dumped gasoline on a raging debate about presidential authority when she said President Donald Trump "certainly believes he has the power to" fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Fact-checking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony

We asked a variety of tech watchers to assess Zuckerberg's accuracy. They noted some important omissions.

What you need to know about the Census’ citizenship question

The Trump administration’s plans to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census got immediate pushback from Democratic lawmakers and immigrant rights advocates, who said the question instills fear in immigrant communities and will lead to an undercount of the national population. PolitiFact decided to explore the issue and reached out to demographers to answer key questions about the Census’ citizenship question.

Does Mike Pence call his wife ‘Mother’?

The old-fashioned quality of Vice President Mike Pence’s relationship with wife Karen has made their marriage something of an obsession.

Comparing unprecedented Trump White House turnover with Bush, Obama

High turnover has become synonymous with President Donald Trump’s White House. Following the recent departures of Hope Hicks, Gary Cohn, Rob Porter and Rex Tillerson, we're revisiting the shortest tenures for the most high-profile Trump staffers and comparing the number of people who filled each position in the three most recent administrations.

PolitiFact fact-checks Darkest Hour, Dunkirk, The Post

We look at the accuracy at some of the Oscar nominees for best picture. 

Democrats’ memo pushes back on GOP claims about Russia probe

The House Intelligence Committee's partisan divide deepened with the Feb. 24 release of a Democratic memo fending off Republican claims that the investigation into collusion between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is politically tainted.

Donald Trump's dubious attack on U.S.-Canada trade

Most of the time, Canada isn’t the biggest target of ire for American politicians. But in a speech to governors on Feb. 26, President Donald Trump took aim at the country’s neighbors to the north, calling out the balance of trade between the two nations.

Fact-checking the movie The Post, Oscar nominee for best picture

The Post, Steven Spielberg’s paean to the First Amendment and the free press, tells the tale of the Washington Post’s diffident publisher and ambitious editor summoning the courage to publish a top-secret study in the face of unprecedented government censorship.