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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.

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

Americans spend "6.1 billion hours a year" on tax preparation.

Says Charlie Crist "implemented Jeb Bush’s A+ Plan."

"My state of Florida is now the third-largest state. We have surpassed New York in population."

Says the Koch brothers want to "protect tax cuts for companies that ship our jobs overseas."

"In 2006, Charlie Crist opposed in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."

Says Bruce Braley took "tens of thousands from his friends in the health insurance industry" and gave them "special favors" by voting for Obamacare.

"Young women today in metropolitan areas" who are childless and single are out-earning childless, single young males.

"Before Congress, (Tom) Cotton got paid handsomely working for insurance companies and corporate interests."

"Seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage are going to see an average premium increase between $50 and $90 per month."

Says Charlie Crist supports "cuts to the Medicare Advantage program."

Recent stories from Angie Drobnic Holan
PunditFact's guide to the RAND health insurance report

A RAND survey on the insurance market found that 9.3 million more Americans obtained health insurance since late last year. But the report hasn't been quoted accurately by pundits who oppose Obamacare.

The RAND health insurance report: A guide

A RAND survey on the insurance market has been quoted selectively. Our guide shows what it really said.

Get in your questions for PolitiFact’s Hangout On Air

Let’s hang out, again. Last week, we tried a new format for taking your questions. Fact-checkers in Washington, Florida and Texas turned on webcams, fired up a Google+ Hangout On Air, and chatted about our work. You told us you’d come back and bring your friends. So, we’re on for next Thursday, April 17, at noon ET.

Are ads from Koch brothers-supported group accurate?

We’ve been fact-checking Americans for Prosperity since 2010 and given the recent publicity thought it was time to review the record.

Political attacks in governor's race make Medicare claims confusing

Attacks lines about Medicare have been dominating the Florida governor's race. To make sense of the attacks and counterattacks, you need to know the key differences between traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage. Our primer explains it for you, and where recent ads have been inaccurate.

Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage: Making sense of the political ads

Attacks lines about Medicare have been dominating the Florida governor's race. To make sense of the attacks and counterattacks, you need to know the key differences between traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage. Our primer explains it for you, and where recent ads have been inaccurate.

Adding up the numbers on the Affordable Care Act

There's been a lot of debate lately about how many people are covered under the federal health care law, also known as Obamacare. We fact-checked claims recently from President Barack Obama and Florida's U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio.

And the PunditFact Madness winner is ...

After more than 3,500 votes, we have the winner in our first-ever PunditFact Madness bracket challenge. Donna Brazile takes home the top prize.

Fact-checking the April 6 news shows

A pair of politicians debated gun policies on military bases in the wake of the second Fort Hood shooting, while a conservative pundit wanted to talk Obamacare poll numbers.

Fact-checking claims about the Fort Hood shooting, Obamacare on the Sunday news shows

Tim Kaine and Michael McCaul debated gun policies on military bases in the wake of the second Fort Hood shooting, while conservative pundit Liz Cheney wanted to talk Obamacare poll numbers.

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