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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 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.

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

Recent stories from Angie Drobnic Holan

There’s no evidence the Trump administration had a role in Jeffrey Epstein’s death

The full details of Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide have yet to materialize, but one pro-labor Facebook group wasted no time linking the disgraced financier’s death to President Donald Trump.

There’s no evidence that the Clintons were involved in Jeffrey Epstein’s death

As of now, there is no evidence to suggest foul play in Epstein’s death, much less that it was coordinated by a former president.

Could Trump (or any president) be indicted after leaving office? Mueller, legal experts say yes

Could President Donald Trump face criminal charges after he leaves office? Former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress had pundits trying to answer that question. We step in with the facts.

PolitiFact’s Mueller Report Book Club, Volume 2

PolitiFact has been hosting the Muller Report book club via PolitiFact’s weekly email newsletter; read the book club’s final two weeks of material.

Where 2020 Democrats stand on carbon tax, other climate change policies

Many candidates have plans, some lengthy and detailed, some brief and vague, to address climate change. Generally, the candidates support recommitting to the Paris climate agreement and implementing a Green New Deal, at least in some form. But there are some exceptions.   

Fact-check: How House members exaggerated facts in questioning Robert Mueller

Robert Mueller appeared publicly to repeat findings from his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump’s reaction to the investigation.

The facts on advertiser boycotts against cable news networks

On the heels of Rep. Ilhan Omar's suggestion that companies stop advertising on Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight," we examined the facts behind advertiser boycotts.

Did Ilhan Omar marry her brother? Her hometown newspaper investigated and told us what they found

For years, critics of Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., have raised questions about her marriages and made the explosive claim that she had married her brother. 

Thinking small: Why Bernie Sanders and other 2020 candidates seek low-dollar campaign contributions

One reason: Small donors can give more often.

Fox News guest says if Trump's hotel revenues are ‘emoluments,’ so was Obama's Nobel. Not exactly

Discussing the lawsuits against President Donald Trump on foreign "emoluments," Fox News guest John Eastman compared Trump hosting foreign officials at his hotels to former President Barack Obama accepting the Nobel Peace Prize. We put his remarks in context.