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Russian Hack Followed Trump's 'Are You Listening' Speech

Clinton's office was targeted hours after candidate Trump mentioned it

(Newser) - Was Russia listening after all? In a July 27, 2016, speech, then-candidate Donald Trump called on Russian hackers to find emails from his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, in the US presidential campaign. "Russia, if you're listening," Trump said , "I hope you're able to find the... More »

Clinton Has 3-Word Response to Inspector General's Report

'But my emails'

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton managed to deliver a humorous—and biting—response to a startling revelation in the Justice Department watchdog's report on James Comey's handling of her email controversy in 2016. "But my emails," she tweeted in response to the finding that Comey had used a personal... More »

Mystery of Mitt Romney's Presidential Vote Solved

He wrote in the name of his wife, Ann

(Newser) - Mitt Romney said long before the November 2016 election he wouldn't be casting his ballot for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, but the person he did vote for has remained a mystery—until now. "I wrote in the name of a person who I admire deeply, who... More »

Hillary Clinton as CEO? She's Got a Company in Mind

Facebook, she says, while answering hypothetical question

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton was at Harvard Friday to pick up an award, and she's making headlines for her quick answer to a hypothetical question. When asked what company she would like to be CEO of, Clinton instantly responded, "Facebook," reports CNET . The audience then laughed, as did Clinton... More »

Clinton Pulls Out Hat to Rib Trump at Yale

It wasn't a 'MAGA' hat

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, warning the graduating class of the "tumultuous times" that await them—and then using the school's tradition of over-the-top headwear to rib President Trump with her own unusual hat: a Russian fur cap. The audience laughed as she said, "... More »

‘They Were Never Going to Let Me Be President’

New book by Amy Chozick chronicles Hillary Clinton's campaign

(Newser) - New York Times reporter Amy Chozick has a new book on Hillary Clinton and the 2016 election, and one anecdote in particular from it was getting attention on Friday. It's from election night, when Chozick writes in Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling ... More »

DNC Suit Alleges 'Unprecedented Treachery' From Trump Campaign

Complaint says Trump associates 'gleefully' welcomed Russia's help in tilting election

(Newser) - It was a "brazen attack on US soil" during the 2016 election, claims the Democratic National Committee—and now it's suing the Russian government, WikiLeaks, and Donald Trump's campaign for "unprecedented treachery." The Washington Post reports the DNC filed its complaint Friday in New York... More »

Hillary Clinton: US Didn't 'Deserve' a Trump Victory

Says she won the forward-looking parts of the country

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton told an audience in India that the United States did not "deserve" Donald Trump's presidency and that these are "perilous times." The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate spoke over the weekend at a conference in Mumbai, per the AP . "I won the places that... More »

Bernie Sanders: We Warned Clinton About Russians

He says his supporters were targeted by bot campaign

(Newser) - Sen. Bernie Sanders says that in some ways, Robert Mueller's report on Russian election meddling isn't news to him—because he knew before the 2016 election that his supporters were being targeted by people seeking to "sow division within the American people." Sanders tells the Des ... More »

Teacher's 'Joke' Spelling of 'Hillary Clinton' Upsets Parents

Mary Reinard wanted help with addressing an envelope from teacher Benjamin Attinger

(Newser) - A Pennsylvania middle school teacher is in hot water over his spelling of "Hillary Clinton," and no, Benjamin Attinger didn't forget an "L." The Daily Item reports the Shikellamy Middle School teacher was asked by 6th-grade student Mary Reinard for help in sending a letter... More »

Clinton Offers Mea Culpa for 2007 Decision

She regrets not firing staffer accused of harassment, takes subtle dig at 'New York Times'

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton wishes now that she fired a staffer on her 2008 campaign who had been accused of repeated sexual harassment. In a lengthy Facebook post , Clinton discussed her decision to keep the staffer on board. "The short answer is this: If I had it to do again, I... More »

Days After Leaving FBI, More on Probe Into McCabe

Sources say DOJ is looking into possible Andrew McCabe stall on emails tied to Clinton

(Newser) - FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe left the FBI earlier this week, but it looks like he'll still be on the DOJ's radar for a while. Sources tell the Washington Post the agency's former No. 2 has been the subject of a months-long probe by DOJ Inspector General... More »

Clinton Trolls Trump in Surprise Grammys Cameo

She read an excerpt from 'Fire and Fury'

(Newser) - If President Trump watched the Grammys—and if he did, he didn't tweet about it—he would have found himself being trolled by several celebrities, including none other than Hillary Clinton. She made a surprise appearance in a pre-recorded segment where stars including Cher, Cardi B, and Snoop Dogg... More »

Report: Clinton Protected Sexual Harasser on 2008 Campaign

Sources say she refused to fire her faith adviser

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton refused to fire a senior adviser on her 2008 presidential campaign who was accused of repeatedly sexually harassing a female staffer who shared an office with him, reports the New York Times , which spoke to former campaign officials and Clinton associates. Burns Strider, co-founder of the American Values... More »

New Texts Out From FBI Agent Kicked Off of Mueller's Team

But FBI is missing about 5 months' worth

(Newser) - The Justice Department has turned over to Congress additional texts involving an FBI agent who was removed from Robert Mueller's team over derogatory comments about President Trump. But the DOJ also said its record of messages sent to and from the agent, Peter Strzok, was incomplete because the FBI,... More »

Trump's Been Calling for New Clinton Probes. Now, DOJ Acts

FBI reportedly conducting interviews and re-examining email, foundation cases

(Newser) - There's a case brewing in DC, and the DOJ is on it. Actually, it's an old case being given new life, seeking potential illegal activities tied to the Clinton Foundation while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state. The Hill first reported Thursday on the reinvigorated inquiry, with a... More »

Fire Reported at Clintons' Home in New York

Fire was reportedly inside building used by Secret Service

(Newser) - Firefighters responded to Bill and Hillary Clinton's home outside New York City after a small fire in a building on the property, the AP reports. New Castle Police say a call came in around 2:50pm Wednesday about a fire in Chappaqua. The fire was out by 3:15pm.... More »

Vanity Fair's Clinton Jokes Flop, Internet Pounces

'Attempt at humor' viewed as sexist, ageist

(Newser) - Vanity Fair's new editor-in-chief has kicked off her tenure with a scandal. The magazine issued an apology Wednesday, four days after a video mocking Hillary Clinton drew outrage on social media, per Deadline . In it, six editors suggest New Year's resolutions for the 2016 presidential candidate while holding... More »

Poll: Trump Is America's 2nd Most-Admired Man

Of 71 times Gallup has asked the question, incumbent has won 58

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton may have failed to win the 2016 election, but she's won the title of woman Americans most admire—for the 22nd time, per a Gallup poll released Wednesday. It was her 16th consecutive year, and Gallup sounds skeptical that the streak will continue, as "her popularity... More »

SNL Actor Now Proud Owner of Hillary Clinton Tattoo

'Thanks for being such a badass'

(Newser) - Donald Trump may have the presidency, but but does he have prime real estate on the body of a Saturday Night Live cast member? ABC News reports SNL's Pete Davidson revealed a new leg tattoo depicting Hillary Clinton Friday on Instagram . "Wanted to get @hillaryclinton a Christmas gift... More »

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