Thursday, May 28th, 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

True

This don likes to talk about his business

Mostly False

Eighteen permanent employees were fired

False

Even interpreted charitably, her claim is greatly misleading

Half Flip

Shifts but not flips

Marco Rubio
Marco Rubio

On whether the Iraq War was a mistake.

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly False

Washington, Baghdad never settled on a residual force.

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Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates discussed the state of the American economy Sunday, arguing that business leaders don’t need lower tax rates in the way Republicans have claimed.  

Fact-checking the May 17 news shows

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