Sunday, April 26th, 2015

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 and may run again in 2016. 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.

Clinton's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Clinton's statements for that ruling.

  • True34 (%)(34)
  • Mostly True15 (%)(15)
  • Half True22 (%)(22)
  • Mostly False17 (%)(17)
  • False10 (%)(10)
  • Pants on Fire2 (%)(2)

Hillary Clinton's website

Recent statements involving Hillary Clinton

Half-True

Numbers don't favor Clinton, but no majority in most swing states

Half-True

Three of the four gave to her foundation

False

One, certainly not all

Recent stories featuring Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton and the Truth-O-Meter

After long anticipation, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her 2016 presidential campaign on April 12. We've been fact-checking her since 2007.

 

Luck of the Irish on the Truth-O-Meter

Three-leaf clover? Blarney.

 

We've got three fact checks in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day.

Hillary Clinton's email: Did she follow all the rules?

Throughout the controversy regarding her exclusive use of private email while secretary of state, Hillary Clinton has said she followed the rules. But the truth isn’t so clear cut.

Beyond the Truth-O-Meter

Reviewing articles we did in 2014 without the Truth-O-Meter that provided a different sort of clarity and analysis.

Some politicians spoke the truth in 2014

We published lots of Falses and Pants on Fires this year, but here's a hat-tip to a sampling of claims that earned a full True rating.