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Clinton's miscalculation on her private email account
Clinton's miscalculation on her private email account

The revelation that Hillary Rodham Clinton routinely used a private email account to transact business as secretary of State is disturbing. At a minimum, it complicated efforts by congressional investigators and citizens to lay hands on records to which they were entitled. It may also have jeopardized the security of information stored on an email server that lacked protections built into government systems. It's understandable that in emergencies public officials might communicate, even on official matters, through personal email. But for Clinton this was the rule, not the exception. She communicated with other U.S. officials and, presumably, with foreign leaders using a...

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