Bill Clinton's file:
Clinton

Democrat from Arkansas

Bill Clinton was president of the United States from 1993 to 2001. He is married to  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Recent statements involving Bill Clinton

According to a recent poll, "there are more young Republicans enrolled in their parents' (health insurance) plans than young Democrats."

Says the government has "gotten the TARP money back plus a profit."

The Obama administration is allowing state waivers from welfare work requirements "only if they had a credible plan to increase employment by 20 percent."

Says President Barack Obama "gives students the right to repay (federal) loans as a clear, fixed, low percentage of their income for up to 20 years."

Says U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan attacked the president for "the same amount of Medicare savings that (Ryan) had in his own budget."

Recent stories featuring Bill Clinton

Giving thanks for True statements:

As you prepare to break bread, we break down 10 statements from the past year that we found to be topical, entertaining or both. They all earned a True rating on the Truth-O-Meter.

Testing Obamacare on the Truth-O-Meter:

The Affordable Care Act reaches a milestone on Oct. 1, 2013, when health insurance marketplaces that were set up as part of the law begin enrolling people.

Many claims on both sides of the political aisle have been made about President Barack Obama’s signature legislative accomplishment, which has been implemented in phases since becoming law in March 2010.   

 

Julián Castro echoes Clinton:

Castro tracks Clinton about job gains on Obama's watch.
 

Democrats make case for Obama re-election:

The Democrats wrapped up their convention Thursday night in Charlotte with President Barack Obama making his case for four more years on the job.

Prior to the president’s culminating speech, PolitiFact, PolitiFact Georgia and the AJC Truth-O-Meter tested some claims made by former President Bill Clinton and political leaders during convention appearances.

We will complete a full fact-check of claims made by Obama in Saturday’s paper, and a roundup of claims made throughout the convention on Sunday.

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And check our Facebook page throughout the day. We update it with new convention fact-checks morning, noon and night.

Julián Castro and Mitt Romney's advice to borrow from your parents:

Julián Castro's keynote included what turned out to be a laugh line -- his claim that Mitt Romney advised college students to start a business by borrowing from their parents, if need be. Did Castro recap correctly?

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