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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  • True50 (%)(50)
  • Mostly True62 (%)(62)
  • Half True46 (%)(46)
  • Mostly False33 (%)(33)
  • False24 (%)(24)
  • Pants on Fire3 (%)(3)

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Julián Castro, vice presidential prospect, and the Truth-O-Meter

Texan Julián Castro is reportedly among Democrats being vetted to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate.

 

To date, the HUD secretary and former San Antonio mayor has a Half True through True PolitiFact record. We’ve checked nearly a dozen Castro claims.

Obama vs. Trump on the phrase 'radical Islam'

Donald Trump said President Obama should resign for not using the words. Obama hit back, saying using the words is "not a strategy." We delve into this war over words.

High Five: Our most-clicked items in May

Our five most-clicked items in May ranged from True to Pants on Fire. Not surprisingly, the latter item topped the list.

Fact-checking ‘Hillary Clinton lying for 13 minutes straight’

The YouTube video has been watched more than 7 million times since January. What does it get right? What does it get wrong?

 

Fact-checking claims about the Nevada convention chaos

 

Fact-checking the pro-Clinton super PAC's attack on Donald Trump's comments about women

Priorities USA's ads highlight Trump’s own comments about women, including when he said Fox’s Megyn Kelly had "blood coming out of her wherever," and his statement that women should be punished if they have an abortion.