Hillary Clinton's file

Clinton

Democrat from New York

Hillary Clinton is a candidate running for president of the United States in 2016. She served as U.S. Secretary of State during the first four years of the Obama administration. She is formerly a U.S. senator from New York, first elected in 2000. She was a candidate for president in 2008. She previously served as first lady when her husband, Bill Clinton, served two terms as president. She was born in Chicago in 1947, graduated from Wellesley College and earned a law degree at Yale Law School. She and her husband have one daughter.

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Recent statements involving Hillary Clinton

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It's been a tough 15 years for American households

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Recent stories featuring Hillary Clinton

A look at recent claims by Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in advance of Milwaukee debate

A look at recent statements from Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in advance of their Feb. 11 debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

What did Hillary Clinton tell the families of people who lost their lives in Benghazi?

Marco Rubio says repeatedly that Clinton "lied" to the Benghazi families. But a review of the evidence shows a case of conflicting recollections.

 

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In context: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders on Goldman Sachs

Their basic message: Their political opponents side with greedy banks, specifically Goldman Sachs.

 

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Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton -- and Goldman Sachs?

Goldman Sachs isn’t running for president.

 

But the New York-based investment behemoth has lately drawn fire in connection with presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton.

 

IN CONTEXT: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders on Goldman Sachs

Cruz, Trump each outpoll Hillary Clinton, most recent poll suggests

Contrary to a Ted Cruz declaration, it may be too close to call whether he outpaces Hillary Clinton in national polls while Donald Trump does not.

 

Here's a quick peek at the latest head-to-head polling -- Cruz v. Clinton and Trump v. Clinton.

 

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