Hillary Clinton's file

Clinton

Democrat from New York

Hillary Clinton is the 2016 Democratic nominee for president. 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.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True60 (%)(60)
  • Mostly True73 (%)(73)
  • Half True58 (%)(58)
  • Mostly False38 (%)(38)
  • False27 (%)(27)
  • Pants on Fire6 (%)(6)

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Los hechos detrás del primer debate presidencial entre Clinton y Trump

PolitiFact analizó en vivo el debate entre los candidatos a la Presidencia de Estados Unidos. Cambio climático, declaraciones de impuestos y datos de violencia, algunos de los temas en este resumen de los chequeos realizados. El sitio argentino Chequeado.com produjo​ una traducción.

Trump, Clinton debate fact-checks (a running collection)

PolitiFact's running blog of fact-checks at the first presidential debate.

Debate preview: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Wisconsin

If you hear any of these Wisconsin-related statements tonight, you'll know whether they're True, Pants on Fire or somewhere in between.

PolitiFact Sheet: Comparing the Clinton and Trump foundations

Each candidate is under fire for their family foundation. We created a side-by-side chart to understand the issues at play.

5 big falsehoods of the 2016 election

From time to time, readers ask what are the biggest whoppers we’ve heard from the candidates for president so far this year. So we decided to take a quick look through the archives.