Thursday, July 30th, 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. 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

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  • Mostly True22 (%)(22)
  • Half True23 (%)(23)
  • Mostly False19 (%)(19)
  • False11 (%)(11)
  • Pants on Fire2 (%)(2)

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Four pressing questions about Hillary Clinton’s State Department email

Did Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account put national security information at risk? Here, we’ll review new evidence and what it tells us -- and doesn’t tell us -- about Clinton’s email habits as secretary of state.

 

Six fact-checks related to African-American issues

As Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders speak at the National Urban League conference in Fort Lauderdale, we look at some of our fact-checks of the 2016 presidential candidates’ comments on the black community.

 

Hillary Clinton and the House Republicans battle over Benghazi subpoena

Both Hillary Clinton and House Republicans are spinning when it comes how Clinton handled emails related to the Benghazi controversy. We lay out the timeline.

 

Scott Walker on the Truth-O-Meter

• Fact-checking Alan Grayson, candidate for U.S. Senate

• PolitiFact's Top 5 for June 2015

Our June High Five: Readers ran to Walker items

Claims surrounding Gov. Scott Walker, a top GOP presidential contender, once again dominated the High Five for June.

Back to the 1990s: Fact-checking Whitewater

Bill Clinton recently said Hillary Clinton was cleared in the Whitewater investigations during his presidency, and the same thing would happen with more recent controversies. We looked back to see if he was portraying the history of Whitewater accurately.

 

Bobby Jindal on the Truth-O-Meter

• Deflategate and the limits of science

• Fact-checking the South Carolina Confederate battle flag controversy