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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.

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Fact-checking Hillary Clinton's running mate, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine

Hillary Clinton announced Friday that Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is her running mate for the presidency. We've looked at 27 of Kaine’s claims on the Truth-O-Meter, and 78 percent have been rated True, Mostly True, or Half True.

Comparing the economic agendas of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

On the economy, Hillary Clinton offers a lot of detail about what she would do as president. Donald Trump offers less, but hits a few issues hard. Here's a rundown of what each candidate says they would do if they win the White House.

Hillary Clinton's top 10 campaign promises

We dug through Clinton’s hefty platform and identified 10 campaign promises that we think best define her bid for the presidency.

What Ben Carson said about Hillary Clinton, Saul Alinsky and Lucifer

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PolitiFact Sheet: Hillary Clinton’s email controversy

PolitiFact has fact-checked claims about Hillary Clinton's email controversy since last year. Our PolitiFact Sheet will help you separate what’s real from what’s spin.