Sunday, April 26th, 2015

All stories featuring Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton and the Truth-O-Meter

After long anticipation, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her 2016 presidential campaign on April 12. We've been fact-checking her since 2007.  

Luck of the Irish on the Truth-O-Meter

Three-leaf clover? Blarney.   We've got three fact checks in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day.

Hillary Clinton's email: Did she follow all the rules?

Throughout the controversy regarding her exclusive use of private email while secretary of state, Hillary Clinton has said she followed the rules. But the truth isn’t so clear cut.

Beyond the Truth-O-Meter

Reviewing articles we did in 2014 without the Truth-O-Meter that provided a different sort of clarity and analysis.

Some politicians spoke the truth in 2014

We published lots of Falses and Pants on Fires this year, but here's a hat-tip to a sampling of claims that earned a full True rating.

With 2016 looming, a look at what Scott Walker has been telling the nation

The contours of a Scott Walker presidential campaign have begun to take shape.   Also: Glenn Grothman goes to Washington. A look at his most provocative comments.

In Context: Hillary Clinton and Don’t let anybody tell you that corporations create jobs

Republicans seize on Clinton’s remarks on trickle-down economics; we look at the comment in its full context.    • Catch up with the Q and A session we hosted on Facebook.  • The biggest whoppers of the 2014 campaign • PunditFact: Fact-checks about Ebola

Clinton versus Reagan, Rick Perry's letter, North Korea's World Cup chances:

Hillary Clinton claims her husband was "a hundred times" more effective at creating jobs than President Ronald Reagan. Time for today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

Did Hillary Clinton ask to be 'relieved' from representing an accused rapist in 1970s?

In audio recordings from the 1980s, Hillary Clinton said she took on a 1975 rape case as a "favor." Does that contradict her latest comments on the case that she "asked to be relieved of that responsibility"? We reviewed the history in search of an answer.

Hobby Lobby blowback, Ted Cruz, National Right to Life: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

Hillary Clinton weighs in on the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby decision, while Sen. Ted Cruz claims the president wants amnesty for border-crossers. Are they right? PolitiFact Oregon checked.

Nancy Pelosi on soccer, the 'new' Bin Laden, Rush's red face: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

It's the all-soccer, all-the-time edition of the PolitiFact Oregon Roundup so don't even think about flopping.

Were the Clintons 'dead broke' when they left the White House? PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

Hillary Clinton told an interviewer she and husband Bill were "dead broke" when they left the White House. Is that true? PolitiFact Oregon's Roundup includes a look.

A fact-checker's review of Hillary Clinton's book

This week, PolitiFact read Hillary Clinton’s new book, Hard Choices, cover-to-cover and put several passages to the Truth-O-Meter. Here’s our roundup of what the potential 2016 heavyweight had to say in her memoir and how accurate some of her claims were.

Fact-checking Hillary Clinton's 'dead broke' comment and her book

So far, the rollout of Hillary Clinton's new book has proven more controversial than the book itself, as she's drawn criticism for saying her family left the White House in 2001 "dead broke." We fact-checked that claim.

Fact-checking Hillary Clinton's new book

As soon as Hard Choices comes out, we'll be combing through it to find facts to check. Readers, feel free to forward us ideas.

Our May High Five

Our analysis of Gov. Scott Walker’s new way of talking about job creation topped PolitiFact Wisconsin’s High Five for May, our list of the most-clicked items for the month. So did items about Benghazi (times 2), jobs and private-school choice.

Hillary Clinton, Obama's VA silence, a Common Core claim in flames: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

Today's roundup focuses on two themes -- The VA care controvery and Hillary Clinton's likely 2016 presidential run

Rounding up our recent fact-checks of Hillary Clinton

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton releases a new book next month. Here are our recent fact-checks of and about the potential 2016 contender.

The items our readers have loved the longest

Nearly a year ago we introduced the High Five, a review of the PolitiFact Wisconsin items -- fact-checks and sometimes other articles -- that got the most page-views the previous month. As you’d expect, the most popular items each month had been posted in recent days or weeks. But some of our most-clicked items were published months ago. Or even longer. 

What’s Hillary Clinton said lately? Not much that merits a fact-check

Hillary Clinton has given a series of speeches in recent months full of personal reminiscences and warm declarations, but we haven’t found much to put to our Truth-O-Meter.