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

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

Mostly True

Supports Obama less

 Arizona Grassroots Action PAC
Arizona Grassroots Action PAC

Says Ann Kirkpatrick "votes with her party nearly 90 percent of the time."

— PolitiFact Arizona

False

Expert calls Trump claim a "gem of misinformation."

Half-True

Get the lead out

Occupational Knowledge  International
Occupational Knowledge International

Says Sherwin-Williams is "making lead paint and poisoning people around the world."  

— PolitiFact Ohio

Mostly True

Impossible moving forward, possible looking back

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