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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.

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

"The President wants the U.S. to sign on to the U.N.’s International Criminal Court."

"More than 1,000 American soldiers have lost their lives in Afghanistan in the last 27 months. This is more than the combined total of the nine years before."

Says Al Franken "voted to exempt himself and Congress from enrolling in (the Affordable Care Act marketplaces)."

Says he hasn’t changed his view on abortion restrictions.

"Americans will spend more on taxes in 2014 than they will on food, clothing and housing combined."

The U.S. Justice Department has "taken on more than 100 voting rights cases since 2009."

Says North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis "called Obamacare ‘a great idea.’ "

"Hollywood is #1 in Broward homicides in 2013. Thanks Chief Fernandez!"

"Obama has proposed 442 tax hikes since taking office."

"One thing that is much more unpopular than the Affordable Care Act is repealing the Affordable Care Act."

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