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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

Half-True

Different text on private parties, persons

Half-True

It's moved sideways more than down

False

It's a study of 3,000 kids -- not an across-the-board requirement

False

Funding a student study does not a regulation make

Pants on Fire!

Claim was wrong when Dems used it against GOPers too

Recent stories from Angie Drobnic Holan

PolitiFact’s top 5 reports for March

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Fact-checking Florida’s Legislature at the halfway point

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Fact-checking a deal with Iran

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PunditFact fact-checks the March 29 Sunday shows

At least five times Sunday , ABC This Week host George Stephanopoulos asked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence a variant on a simple question about Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act: "If a florist in Indiana refuses to serve a gay couple at their wedding, is that legal now in Indiana?" And at least five times, Pence would not answer.

Fact-checking the March 29 news shows

At least five times Sunday , ABC This Week host George Stephanopoulos asked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence a variant on a simple question about Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act: "If a florist in Indiana refuses to serve a gay couple at their wedding, is that legal now in Indiana?" And at least five times, Pence would not answer.

PunditFact previews the March 29 news shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

Is Ted Cruz, born in Canada, eligible to run for president? (Updated)

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The scorecards so far

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The federal health care law: What came true and what didn’t

Monday marks the fifth anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the Affordable Care Act into law. PolitiFact takes a look at the predictions made about the law then and what has since come to light. 

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