Monday, January 26th, 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

Mostly True

No evidence of online fraud so far

Half-True

No smoking gun for numbers that high

Mostly True

U.S. is tops in generation, but not capacity

Barack Obama
Barack Obama

"America is No. 1 in wind power."

— PolitiFact National

True

Recovery is finally picking up steam

Mostly True

Yes, using the most common measure

True

Data backs it up

Barack Obama
Barack Obama

"America is No. 1 one in oil and gas."  

— PolitiFact National

Half-True

How do we measure putting people back to work?

Mostly True

We're closer to New Guinea than New Zealand

Mostly True

When asked as a thumbs-up, thumbs-down question

Recent stories from Angie Drobnic Holan

Joni Ernst's bread bags: Iowans give us their take

Republicans put forward freshman Sen. Joni Ernst to respond to the State of the Union. She started with a childhood memory that got people talking.   Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated All of our fact-checks from the State of the Union and reactions

Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated

We combed through every line in Obama's 2015 State of the Union. Learn the facts behind the speech. Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated PolitiFact's live blog for the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response  

PolitiFact's live blog for the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response

We live-blogged President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech and the Republican response from U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa. Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated 

Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated

Learn the facts behind Sen. Joni Ernst's 2015 GOP response to the State of the Union.  

Fact-checking claims about Cuba

New rules about normalizing U.S.-Cuba relations set off political claims from Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and others.

Fact-checking the 2015 State of the Union and GOP Response

PolitiFact's coverage of the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response.      

Fact-checking U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's new book 'American Dreams'

The Florida senator -- and potential 2016er -- has a new book out. We fact-checked three statements from it about welfare, education and government regulation.

Fact-checking U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's book 'American Dreams'

The senator from Florida (and a potential 2016er) has a new book out. We fact-checked three statements from it about welfare, education and government regulation.   Help fund PolitiFact’s Kickstarter to live fact-check the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response. 

Charlie Hebdo, Keystone XL on tap for Jan. 11 Sunday 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. Help PolitiFact fund live fact-checking of the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response.

3 key Keystone XL questions answered

As one of the first acts of the 114th Congress, Republicans are committed to passing a bill that would permit construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Here, we answer some questions you might have about the proposal.   SUPPORT POLITIFACT'S KICKSTARTER TO LIVE FACT-CHECK THE 2015 STATE OF THE UNION AND GOP RESPONSE.