Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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

From 'I'm not a king' to 'obliged to do everything I can'

Mostly False

Not just any adviser

Mostly True

The last six elections, not the last six elected governors

False

Let's go to the video

Nancy  Pelosi
Nancy Pelosi

"I don't know who (Jonathan Gruber) is."

— PolitiFact National

True

We hate 'em, but we keep voting 'em in

Pants on Fire!

The alleged victim: one of 'The Golden Girls'

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What is net neutrality?

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McConnell and Boehner's goals for the 114th Congress

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