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Free publicity for Clinton and Sanders — on Fox News

Free publicity for Clinton and Sanders — on Fox News

Hillary Clinton had largely avoided appearing on Fox News for years. After Monday night's town hall on the cable station, featuring Clinton and, separately, her challenger Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, she had to wonder: Why?

Clinton came under sustained questioning by Fox anchor Bret Baier on her use of a private email system while secretary of State. She was asked in depth about the chaotic situation in Libya and whether she deserves the blame for it. She parried the questions and said little different from what she had before.

Baier raised a few questions that had rarely surfaced in previous debates and town halls, but neither Clinton's nor Sanders' answers opened a new vein...

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