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Democrat from New York

Hillary Clinton was the 2016 Democratic nominee for president. 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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In Context: Hillary Clinton on Tulsi Gabbard, the Trump campaign and Russia

Clinton’s remarks prompted news headlines saying Clinton suggested that U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, was being groomed by Russians and was a Russian asset. Here's the context of the Oct. 17 interview, so that readers can decide for themselves whether Clinton said it was Republicans or Russians who were grooming Gabbard, and whether she said that Gabbard is a Russian asset.

Thinking small: Why Bernie Sanders and other 2020 candidates seek low-dollar campaign contributions

One reason: Small donors can give more often.

How pundits defended Trump's ABC interview, and why it's misleading

President Donald Trump told ABC's George Stephanopoulos he would accept dirt on his 2020 opponent from a foreign power and might not tell the FBI that he’s done so. Conservative pundits said Hillary Clinton did the same thing with the Steele dossier. We check it out.

In context: Sean Hannity’s conflicting remarks on jailing political opponents

After Fox News host Sean Hannity criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's comments on putting President Donald Trump in jail, some people said he was guilty of a double standard. PolitiFact looked back at Hannity's past suggestions that Hillary Clinton be put behind bars.

An honest question: Where does truthfulness rank as Democrats select a 2020 candidate?

How important is honesty and trustworthiness as Democrats select a 2020 candidate to support? And has this quality lost value in this ‘post-truth’ era? PolitiFact California asked polling experts and delegates at the California Democratic Party Convention to weigh in.