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The 17-Page Defense of Hillary Clinton’s Record Keeping

The triumvirate of pro-Hillary groups — Media Matters, Correct the Record, and American Bridge – are mounting a full-throated response to the New York Times’s report that Hillary Clinton, in violation of open-records laws, communicated exclusively from a personal e-mail account during her tenure as secretary of state. 

At least one of the pro-Hillary groups is sending reams of background research to reporters writing about the story. The defense cites six Republican governors who have used personal e-mail accounts as well as former secretary of state Colin Powell, who used one before the records law Clinton is alleged to have violated went into effect. 

Here is the full, 17-page defense of Clinton’s actions: 

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