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Amy Hollyfield

Deputy Managing Editor/Politics & Business, Tampa Bay Times

Amy Hollyfield is the Deputy Managing Editor/Politics & Business for the Tampa Bay Times, overseeing state and national political coverage, including bureaus in Tallahassee and Washington, and PolitiFact, PunditFact and PolitiFact Florida. PolitiFact was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. In addition, Amy oversees business news, Perspective and Floridian magazine. Amy has worked at the Times for more than 15 years, after previous stints at the Miami Herald and Florida Today.

Email: ahollyfield@tampabay.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Amy Hollyfield

Full Flop

They've still got Orly Taitz! (We think)

Mostly True

Improvement since the last State of the Union, in fact

Recent stories from Amy Hollyfield

Support PolitiFact: Join the Truth Squad

We launch a new project asking our readers to contribute to us directly through a membership program called the Truth Squad.

The Trump-O-Meter: Tracking 102 promises made by Donald Trump

President-elect Donald Trump promised coal jobs in West Virginia and manufacturing jobs in Michigan. He said he would fix the inner city of Baltimore and the airports in New York. He said he would cut taxes and grow the military. Create paid family leave and balance the budget.

Coming Tuesday: the Trump-O-Meter

For the past six months, PolitiFact has been cataloging promises Trump made to voters in speeches, appearances, interviews and debates. Tuesday we launch our Trump-O-Meter, which will track 102 of the most significant pledges emblematic of his unconventional campaign. The Trump-O-Meter will measure whether Trump is able to accomplish what he told voters and ultimately rate each promise Kept, Broken or Compromise. It’s the same process we used to track the campaign promises made by President Barack Obama.

2016 Lie of the Year: Fake news

PolitiFact's 2016 Lie of the Year is: fake news.

Tammy Duckworth pega a Mark Kirk por sus logros militares

En un discurso el 18 de agosto en Springfield, IL, dirigido a los líderes del Partido Demócrata de Illinois, la congresista Tammy Duckworth revivió y agregó específicos a una acusación que el Senador Mark Kirk evadió a través de su exitosa campaña de reelección en el 2010.

A fact-checker’s advice for debate moderators

PolitiFact Editor Angie Drobnic Holan reflects on fact-checking debates and how moderators' performance matters. 

Inside fact-checking: A conversation with Lucas Graves, author of 'Deciding What's True'

PolitiFact Editor Angie Drobnic Holan interviews Lucas Graves, author of Deciding What's True

Introducing PolitiFact Illinois

Reboot Illinois now is the exclusive home of PolitiFact Illinois, joining the Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact team as the 18th partner state.

What do fact-checkers around the world have in common?

What do fact-checkers around the world have in common? PolitiFact Editor Angie Drobnic Holan reflects on principles we might all support. 

Fact-checking the June 26 Sunday shows

Given that "What is the EU?" was a trending Google search after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, Americans rightly still had many questions about the Brexit vote Sunday.