Marianne Williamson's file

Marianne Williamson is a self-help author from Texas. Williamson unsuccessfully ran as an independent to represent California’s 33rd Congressional District. She studied theater and philosophy at Pomona College for two years. In 2019, she announced she is running for the Democratic nomination for president.

Recent stories featuring Marianne Williamson

Fact-checking night one of the 2020 Democratic debates in Detroit

CNN hosts challenged the first round of Democratic presidential candidates to answer questions about their plans for the U.S.  health care system and the crush of immigrants at the southern border with Mexico. We fact-checked their responses. 


Kamala Harris made forceful claims on civil rights and immigration. Did she get them right?

With passionate claims on the economy, civil rights and immigration, California Sen. Kamala Harris captured the attention of many Thursday during the second night of the Democratic presidential debates in Miami. Did she get them right?

Harris, Swalwell, Williamson: A quick look at the Californians on tonight’s debate stage

Three Californians — Sen. Kamala Harris, Rep. Eric Swalwell, and self-help author Marianne Williamson — will make their case to be the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee at tonight's debate in Miami. PolitiFact California has this look at their biographies, top issues and recent fact checks on them. 

Who is Marianne Williamson? A bio of the Democratic presidential candidate

Democratic candidate Marianne Williamson says she’s running for president to heal the country’s soul.