Hillary Clinton's file


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

  • True68 (%)(68)
  • Mostly True75 (%)(75)
  • Half True61 (%)(61)
  • Mostly False40 (%)(40)
  • False28 (%)(28)
  • Pants on Fire7 (%)(7)

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Are the Clinton WikiLeaks emails doctored, or are they authentic?

Hillary Clinton and her campaign have sought to cast doubt on the authenticity of thousands of emails leaked by WikiLeaks. Have they been altered?

10 misleading Trump attack lines from the WikiLeaks email dump

WikiLeaks’ release of thousands of internal emails from Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has provided Donald Trump a new line of attack in the presidential campaign.

Errónea asociación de Hillary Clinton entre recortes fiscales y la Gran Recesión

Hillary Clinton dijo que la Gran Recesión emergió "en gran parte a las políticas fiscales que recortaron los impuestos a los ricos, fallaron en invertir en la clase media, dejaron de vigilar a Wall Street y crearon la tormenta perfecta".


In context: Bill Clinton's remarks on health care

Is former president Bill Clinton one of Donald Trump’s best surrogates? Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, joked that he might be, following comments on health care policy on Oct. 3 that were quickly seized upon by Republican opponents of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes known as Obamacare.

High Five: New interest in old fact checks

Social love pushes new page-views on older fact checks, including some about Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.