With the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, back in the news, we take an In Context look at what Hillary Clinton said to U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson about the attack, which is the subject of a hearing on May 8, 2013.
By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 01:52 p.m.
On the hustings, Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Craig James drew a standing ovation with a speech witnessed by a reporter for the Austin American-Statesman. James included a fiery claim about Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and banning U.S. firearms, ultimately touching off the No. 1 PolitiFact Texas fact check of 2012. We do mean fiery.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 06:00 a.m.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she doesn't answer hypotheticals. We found a few exceptions.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, April 13th, 2010 at 04:43 p.m.
Hillary Clinton takes a few liberties in remembering Alan Greenspan's thoughts on the 2001 Bush tax cuts.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 at 06:43 p.m.
With Barack Obama naming Hillary Clinton as his nominee for secretary of state, we revisit her travels as first lady and explore whether she was engaged in diplomacy — or was just a famous tourist.
We sort out the controversy over Obama's longtime fundraiser.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Saturday, October 25th, 2008 at 01:37 p.m.
In the final hours before election day, we provide some inside tips on how to find what you want on PolitiFact.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008 at 06:34 p.m.
The McCain campaign seized on Obama's use of an old metaphor to say he said something he didn't.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 at 06:33 p.m.
We take apart popular notions on foreign debt and oil imports. Economists say the relationship is complicated.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, June 20th, 2008 at 01:41 p.m.
In this column, PolitiFact editor Bill Adair traces the Clinton campaign through our Truth-O-Meter rulings. The turning point was Bosnia.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008 at 10:11 a.m.
History is not on Sen. Hillary Clinton's side with references to '92, '68 elections.
"Clinton pastor" convicted of child sex abuse, says a newspaper Web site and a posting on an Obama campaign blog. It's a recipe for outrage.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Wednesday, May 14th, 2008 at 06:57 p.m.
The senator's birth overseas in a military zone raises a vexing question about whether he's eligible to be president. Since the issue rests on legal opinions, we'll explain the arguments but skip the Truth-O-Meter.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Monday, May 12th, 2008 at 04:43 p.m.
The gas tax won't save you much and supercars will have to wait. Why can't there be an easy answer for sticker shock at the pump?
Clinton — and Obama — spoke up early on mortgage problems.
McCain gets it half right on capital gains taxes while debate moderators pin down Clinton and Obama on where they stand.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, April 29th, 2008 at 05:11 p.m.
The Rev. Wright was one of more than 100 religious leaders invited to a prayer breakfast at the White House in 1998, but there's no indication he provided the Clintons any spiritual counseling.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Friday, April 25th, 2008 at 06:53 p.m.
The RNC is right that Obama once supported a gas tax "holiday," but a video glosses over some key details.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, April 24th, 2008 at 06:01 p.m.
As the Pennsylvania primary looms, health care takes center stage in campaign ads
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, April 21st, 2008 at 06:00 p.m.
Dueling ads from Obama and Clinton say their opponent is weak on Big Oil. We find some truth and exaggerations on both sides.
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