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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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Welcome, Anthony Scaramucci! Here's some research on illegal voting

At his first briefing as White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci acknowledged that he wasn’t ready to answer every question reporters threw at him -- including one about whether there were 3 million illegal votes cast in the 2016 presidential election.

Can the president pardon himself? 4 questions about the presidential pardon

With news reports suggesting that the Trump White House and their legal advisors are taking a close look at the president’s pardon power, we decided to take a look ourselves. We’ve asked a dozen legal experts for their views on four questions related to presidential pardons.

How expensive would a single-payer system be?

During remarks at the White House to a group of Republican senators, President Donald Trump pushed the visiting lawmakers for repeal-and-replace legislation for the Affordable Care Act.

6 months in office, Trump’s mixed record on 6 major promises

Donald Trump won the White House six months ago after nearly 63 million voters embraced his promise to "Make America Great Again," an ethos that wove together strands of major campaign themes of law and order, economic growth and American nationalism. Here's a snapshot of Trump’s  record on 6 major promises.

4 questions on the fight over Obamacare and what happens next

The call to repeal and replace Obamacare has defined the Republican party through four elections. Now, the effort hangs by a thread, if indeed, there is any hope at all. Six experts from different backgrounds answer four questions about how we got here and what to watch for next.

Fact-checking President Donald Trump’s interview with Pat Robertson on 'The 700 Club'

Trump made a series of claims about the Affordable Care Act, the Paris climate agreement and the economy

Trump and Russia, Clinton and Ukraine: How do they compare?

Fox News host Sean Hannity said the press has ignored Ukrainian inteference on behalf of Hillary Clinton. We compare that episode to what's emerged in the investigation of Russia and the election.

5 questions about opposition research and Russia

This week, the White House has been grappling with revelations that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer who was described by a go-between as possessing "very high level and sensitive information" that was "part of Russia and its government’s support" for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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Thoughts from the fourth annual Global Fact-checking Summit. 

What legal experts say about Donald Trump Jr. meeting with Russian lawyer

Trump Tower meeting with Russian lawyer raises legal questions.