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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.


The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Angie Drobnic Holan

Says U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst does not support "a national minimum wage." 

Says Rick Scott "raised property taxes."

"We did not seek an impeachment of President Bush."

Says U.S. House candidate Carlos Curbelo "opposes the repeal of Obamacare."

"The House of Representatives has never sued a sitting president in all of U.S. history."

"We would create thousands of jobs in Colorado, if the Keystone Pipeline were to be built."

Says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, "skipped an important VA reform hearing to attend three fundraisers."

Says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, missed "79 percent of veterans affairs committee hearings."

"Women in Florida make 83 cents for every dollar a man makes."

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Dissecting the impeachment talk on MSNBC, Fox News

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What we know about the alleged transcript of Obama and Netanyahu call

The world is buzzing with the leak of an alleged transcript between U.S. President Barack Obama and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But we warn you: Proceed with caution.

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The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine has brought the world’s attention back to events there, months after Ukraine formed a new government over concerns about the country's increasing ties to Russia.


Fact-checking claims about Russia, Ukraine and MH 17

We've fact-checked three recent statements about Ukraine, Russia and the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.

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