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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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Recent stories from Angie Drobnic Holan

Medicare in 5 charts: A 2018 midterm report

Republicans used to talk a lot about reining in Medicare spending. Now, not so much. We look at the shift and help you sort out the wrinkles on Washington's very, very big health insurance program for the elderly and the disabled.

Fact-checking Brett Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation hearings

Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, is facing a tough confirmation hearing in the Senate. Here is the factual context behind the most contentious moments.

WCVE News 88.9FM to re-establish PolitiFact Virginia

WCVE News 88.9FM brings political fact-checking back to Virginia.

Sen. John McCain fought to clean up money in politics. Are we better off today?

John McCain made campaign finance reform one of his signature issues as he ran for president in 2000, promising to restore faith in public politics. His years-long crusade led to the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002, championed alongside his Democratic colleague, former Sen. Russ Feingold of Wisconsin.

Fact-checking Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman, Spike Lee’s latest film, tells the tale of a black detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department who infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan between 1978 and 1979. We fact-checked what's real and what's not.

McCain, Trump and the White House flag: From half-staff, to full-staff, to half-staff

Not even the American flag was exempt from the tense relations between Donald Trump and recently deceased Sen. John McCain.

Previewing Arizona’s U.S. Senate primary

As Arizonans get ready to head to the polls for the Aug. 28 primary, here’s a recap of how the Republican primary race played out.

Fact-checking the Florida primary candidates for governor

We fact-checked statements about immigration, guns and the environment by Democrat and Republican candidates running in the Aug. 28 primary.

Remembering John McCain

PolitiFact regularly rated John McCain on the Truth-O-Meter since 2008.

Donald Trump’s shifting explanations for the Stormy Daniels payment (updated)

President Donald Trump and his team have repeatedly denied that Trump had a relationship with adult film actress Stormy Daniels, and have left unclear Trump’s role in furnishing hush money to silence the porn star about their alleged 2006 affair.