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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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What HHS Secretary Tom Price said about opioid addiction treatment

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price raised an uproar after being quoted by a West Virginia newspaper as saying that a type of treatment for people addicted to opioids isn't very effective and suggesting there's a cure for addiction — despite research on the contrary.  

PolitiFact Live for May 25: Orb edition

Our weekly look at fact-checks of Donald Trump and fake news.

Is Iowa Obamacare’s canary in the coal mine? Not really.

Iowa’s individual market is teetering. But it’s not necessarily a sign Obamacare is collapsing.  

Donald Trump and Islam: Then and now

In a pivotal speech on his first international trip as president, Donald Trump delivered a message on religious-based terrorism that was strikingly more nuanced than his rhetoric from the campaign trail.

PolitiFact Live for May 11

PolitiFact staffers discuss the truth behind the week in news. The show airs live at 11:30 a.m. ET Thursday on Facebook.

Did Donald Trump shut down Michelle Obama’s ‘Let Girls Learn’ program?

Michelle Obama championed a USAID project to promote the education of young women in low-income countries. News reports raised questions about the effort's future. We explored.

How similar are the Saturday Night Massacre and the Comey firing?

For many political observers, President Donald Trump’s sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey immediately called to mind President Richard Nixon’s Saturday Night Massacre. That night back in 1973, Nixon fired Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox, even as his top two Justice Department officials resigned in protest rather than carry out Nixon’s order.

Did James Comey tell Donald Trump three times that he isn’t under FBI investigation?

"I greatly appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation," Donald Trump wrote to James Comey in his letter firing the now former FBI director.

Trump and Democratic views on FBI's Comey at key turning points

Former FBI director James Comey became a political Rorschach test. How he was judged hinged largely on party loyalty. We put Trump's and Democratic takes side by side at key turning points in the past year.

A year of fact-checking about James Comey, Clinton emails and Russia

James Comey is out as FBI director. Given the intense public debate about the Clinton email and Russia investigations, Comey has appeared prominently in our fact-checks over the past year. Here’s a recap.