All stories featuring Hillary Clinton

Compare the candidates: Clinton vs. Trump on the economy

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

We look at what Saul Alinsky said about Lucifer. 

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.

Checking Patricia Smith's claims about Clinton and Benghazi

At the GOP convention, the mother of a Benghazi victim said Clinton lied about the attacks. We explore the facts.

Compare the candidates: Clinton vs. Trump on immigration

We compare the candidates' positions on immigration. 

Was there a double standard on the investigations of David Petraeus and Hillary Clinton?

Clinton's emails, Petraeus's black books, and one of Trump's favorite analogies

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in June 2016

Coverage of the Orlando massacre led our most-popular fact-checks in June.  

Donald Trump’s ‘Star of David’ tweet: a recap

For a story that broke over Fourth of July weekend, the controversy over an allegedly anti-Semitic image tweeted by Donald Trump attracted quite a lot of attention. In case you weren’t plugged in over the holiday weekend, here’s what you missed.

FBI investigation undermines Clinton email defense

FBI Director James Comey said the Justice Department should not prosecute Clinton, but he shared findings from the investigation that undermine part of the story Clinton has told for the past year.

Julián Castro, vice presidential prospect, and the Truth-O-Meter

Texan Julián Castro is reportedly among Democrats being vetted to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate.   To date, the HUD secretary and former San Antonio mayor has a Half True through True PolitiFact record. We’ve checked nearly a dozen Castro claims.

Obama vs. Trump on the phrase 'radical Islam'

Donald Trump said President Obama should resign for not using the words. Obama hit back, saying using the words is "not a strategy." We delve into this war over words.

High Five: Our most-clicked items in May

Our five most-clicked items in May ranged from True to Pants on Fire. Not surprisingly, the latter item topped the list.

Fact-checking ‘Hillary Clinton lying for 13 minutes straight’

The YouTube video has been watched more than 7 million times since January. What does it get right? What does it get wrong?   Fact-checking claims about the Nevada convention chaos  

Fact-checking the pro-Clinton super PAC's attack on Donald Trump's comments about women

Priorities USA's ads highlight Trump’s own comments about women, including when he said Fox’s Megyn Kelly had "blood coming out of her wherever," and his statement that women should be punished if they have an abortion.

What we know about the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails

Clinton used her own email address and server while she was secretary of state. Now the FBI is looking into whether security was compromised. Here's what we know so far about the investigation.  New! Now it's easier to share the facts

In context: Hillary Clinton’s comments about coal jobs

What exactly did Hillary Clinton say about putting coal miners out of work?   NEW: PolitiFact adds some context to Ben Rhodes’ comments in Medium post about the Iran nuclear agreement PolitiFact Florida: Looking for Jeb Bush's 'pledge' to support Donald Trump  

Fact-checking a $15 minimum wage

Just two and a half years ago, President Barack Obama was proposing a $9 minimum wage. Now the cutting-edge Democratic proposal is $15. How did this happen, and what does it mean?  

10 times Hillary Clinton was asked about running for president

People have asked Clinton about her future plans as long as she's been on the national stage. But she’s always been tight-lipped, until she was actually running for office.    Fact-checking Donald Trump on Ted Cruz's father and Lee Harvey Oswald

Our top 5 fact-checks for April 2016

Our five most-popular fact-checks in April were all about the Democratic presidential candidates.