Holan

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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Recent stories from Angie Drobnic Holan

Las promesas de inmigración de Donald Trump en su primer año

Desde el primer día de su campaña, Donald Trump le garantizó a sus votantes un cambio dramático al sistema de inmigración de la nación, denunciando a Mexicanos como "asesinos" y "violadores" y prometiendo construir un muro en la frontera sur. Ampliamente, Trump está cumpliendo con sus fuertes palabras. Él hizo lo que pudo ejecutivamente, entregando cambios sustanciales a inmigrantes y sus familias, refugiados y nacionales de varios países musulmanes.

Trump backtracks on Mueller meeting, resurfaces misleading Clinton claim

Facing questions from the press, President Donald Trump on Jan. 10 appeared to backtrack on a previous commitment he made to meet face-to-face with investigators probing his campaign’s possible ties to Russia.

Donald Trump’s ‘s---hole countries’ remark and its policy history

President Donald Trump has shocked people for using disparaging language during a meeting about protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries. "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" Trump asked.

A fact-checker's guide to Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House'

A new book about President Donald Trump raises significant questions about transparency and sourcing. 

How closely did the tax bill resemble Trump's campaign promises?

The tax bill that President Donald Trump signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017, was a large and consequential piece of legislation. It was also the culmination of no fewer than nine of Trump’s campaign promises. So how did he do?

Russia's social media efforts in 2016 were not just false but inflammatory

Through an influence campaign that spiked during the 2016 election and continues to stretch into Trump’s first year in office, Russia has sought to deepen divisions over issues both big and small, from undermining Trump’s legitimacy to fomenting anger over a coffee machine maker’s boycott of a Fox News program.

Have deportations increased under Donald Trump? Here’s what the data shows

Immigration advocates once dubbed then President Barack Obama the "deporter-in-chief." Will President Donald Trump take over that title?

What's in the final version of the tax bill?

Sometime this week, the House and Senate are planning to vote on a tax bill that includes elements of the legislation passed by each chamber in recent weeks. What’s in the final version of the bill? Here’s a rundown.

We started fact-checking in partnership with Facebook a year ago today. Here's what we've learned

A year ago today, PolitiFact joined a coalition of fact-checkers who agreed to work with Facebook to try to slow the spread of misinformation in people’s news feeds. The update is we’re making progress, but at a rate that probably isn’t satisfying to anyone.

What you need to know about net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission’s vote to scrap Obama-era Internet restrictions creates the potential for broadband providers like Comcast and Verizon to divide their networks into fast lanes and slow lanes, throttle rivals’ video-streaming speeds, block content and charge websites simply to reach their customers.