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

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Fact-checking Donald Trump's speech calling Hillary Clinton 'a world-class liar'

After Hillary Clinton warned that Donald Trump would wreck the economy, Trump hit back, blasting Clinton's judgement and character. We examine 27 of Trump's charges. 

Donald Trump has floated big tariffs. What could the impact be?

Donald Trump has floated double-digit tariffs for goods from such countries as China and Mexico. That's quietly worrying a lot of economists, who fear widespread economic repercussions.

Fact-checking 'Meet the Press' on June 19

We fact-checked whether delegates can change convention rules and if an anti-Trump attack ad was accurate. 

Donald Trump's speech on the Orlando shooting, fact-checked

We summarize our fact-check of Donald Trump's speech about the shooting in Orlando. 

A closer look at the Anderson Cooper-Pam Bondi face-off

An interview in Orlando between CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on June 14 has gone viral, due to Cooper’s aggressive questioning about her record on gay and lesbian issues. It also sparked a charges and counter-charges from Cooper and Bondi. We investigate them here.

The 10 biggest falsehoods from the year of Trump

One year ago today, Donald Trump descended a gilded escalator into a historic presidential campaign. He continues to make inaccurate statements, and we have spent the past year trying to keep up.  

In Context: Did Donald Trump suggest Barack Obama has terrorist sympathies?

Donald Trump revoked the Washington Post’s press credentials after the newspaper ran an online article titled, "Donald Trump suggests President Obama was involved with Orlando shooting." Trump's comments, in context.

Obama vs. Trump on the phrase 'radical Islam'

Donald Trump said President Obama should resign for not using the words. Obama hit back, saying using the words is "not a strategy." We delve into this war over words.

Donald Trump says hundreds of migrants and their children have been implicated in U.S. terrorism

Given the best information we have at our disposal today, Trump’s claim is potentially accurate but draws a questionable conclusion.  

7 things to know about guns and gun violence after Orlando

The largest mass shooting in U.S. history is certain to spur more discussion about the balance between gun rights and gun restrictions. Here are some of the key points about guns that have been made over the years.   The facts about gay men and blood donation in Orlando