Hillary Clinton's file


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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The Obama Muslim Myth: The Clinton connection

A falsehood that won't die says President Obama is a Muslim. Some say Hillary Clinton's campaign started it. That's wrong, but there is a slender connection.

Fact-checking a viral graphic critical of Bernie Sanders

The graphic includes 12 claims, which range from basically accurate to highly misleading.

Fact checking Scott Walker in the second debate

How did Scott Walker do, factcheck-wise, in the second Republican presidential go-round? We check it out.

Hillary Clinton's emails: classified or not?

Hillary Clinton has said over and over again that there was no classified material on the private email server she used while secretary of state. Is that true?


• Bush’s boasting about Florida only tells half the story

Bush and Clinton battle even before primary

The Sunshine State will be a swing state in the general election. Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush are already attacking each other as they each hope to win their party’s nomination.