Friday, September 4th, 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

Click on the ruling to see all of Clinton's statements for that ruling.

  • True38 (%)(38)
  • Mostly True24 (%)(24)
  • Half True25 (%)(25)
  • Mostly False21 (%)(21)
  • False12 (%)(12)
  • Pants on Fire2 (%)(2)

Hillary Clinton's website

Recent statements involving Hillary Clinton

Recent stories featuring Hillary Clinton

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We review our items that got the most page-views since we launched five years ago.

 

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Items focused on Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican candidate for president, dominated the PolitiFact Wisconsin High Five of most-clicked items for August.

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 fact-checks for August 2015

Claims about illegal immigration, abortion and college costs were hot topics in the presidential race.

 

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton and college affordability: a Twitter battle

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- or at least their respective campaign staffs -- took to Twitter to debate a legitimate policy issue: the cost of higher education.

 

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A closer look at an anti-Hillary Clinton meme

A reader asked us to check out a social-media meme critical of Hillary Clinton, so we did. Most of what it says isn't very accurate.