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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.

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In context: Donald Trump's $1 million offer to Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., punched back at President Donald Trump on Oct. 15 when she released DNA test results showing that she has a Native American ancestor. Trump and Warren had sparred ever since Trump began calling her "Pocahontas" for saying on law school faculty forms that she had Native American ancestry, citing family lore from Oklahoma.

Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test: What it can and can’t tell us

Since 2016, President Donald Trump has ridiculed Sen. Elizabeth Warren for having invented a family tree with Native American roots. He challenged her to take a DNA test. She did and it showed Native American ancestry. We asked four experts to review the results. They found them credible.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's interview on 60 Minutes

In an Oct. 14, 2018, interview on CBS’ 60 Minutes, President Donald Trump addressed a wide range of topics. Here’s a rundown of some of the assertions Trump made during the interview with Lesley Stahl.

El debate entre John Cox y Gavin Newsom en California, chequeado

Los candidatos a gobernador en California se reunieron para el único debate del ciclo electoral. John Cox, el candidato republicano, y Gavin Newsom, el demócrata, concordaron en que sostienen posiciones distintas en varios temas, incluyendo regulación e inmigración. Escribimos un resumen de lo que dijo cada candidato en el debate, con mayor contexto verídico.

Fact-checking the California governor's debate with John Cox and Gavin Newsom

Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox meet for their only general election debate.

Immigration in 5 charts: a 2018 midterm report

Immigration is one of the biggest issues of the midterm elections in the wake of President Donald Trump’s actions restricting immigration over the past two years. The political rhetoric on immigration often ignores facts and important nuances about this complex issue. Amid the campaign ads and rallies, here’s an overview of key topics.

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s press conference on eve of Kavanaugh, Ford hearings

Trump defended his Supreme Court nominee as a good man of the highest caliber hours after a third woman accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

Fact-checking internet rumors about Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford

As Christine Blasey Ford prepares to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Ford's authenticity is under attack across social media. Here’s a rundown of the most prominent claims about Ford on the internet, fact-checked.

What Rod Rosenstein's role means to the Mueller probe

Reports that Rod Rosenstein would step down or be fired as deputy attorney general fueled several hours of intense speculation on cable TV about what his departure could mean for the special counsel investigation under his supervision.

Trade and tariffs in 5 charts: A 2018 midterm report

As tariffs and counter-tariffs hitting the agriculture and manufacturing industries mount ahead of the midterm elections, we decided to revisit some trade basics using five charts.