Hillary Clinton

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First Clinton Emails on Benghazi Are Out

So far: She got sensitive, but not classified, info on her personal server

(Newser) - If you were hoping to spend the long weekend reading Hillary Clinton emails about Benghazi, you're in luck: The State Department has released the first batch of about 300 from her personal email account , missives that have been turned over to a House panel investigating the 2012 attack. Reporters... More »

Clintons Reveal Up to $26M in Additional Speaking Fees

Money came from corporations, universities, foreign governments

(Newser) - We already knew the Clintons made big money making speeches, but it turns out they made more than has been previously disclosed. The Clinton Foundation has for the first time published a comprehensive list of speech fees brought into the foundation by Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea since 2002, reports the... More »

Hillary Clinton Needs a Job, Joins LinkedIn

She's an ex-secretary of state, as well as a 'dog person,' per her profile

(Newser) - She's been first lady, secretary of state, and now a 2016 presidential candidate; she's also a "dog person," "hair icon," and "pantsuit aficionado." Meet Hillary Clinton via her new LinkedIn page , which launched today, the Washington Post reports. Also included in her... More »

Court Orders Rolling Release of Clinton Emails

Release schedule should come in a few days

(Newser) - The public may have access to Hillary Clinton's releasable emails much sooner than January 15 . US District Judge Rudolph Contreras has ordered a rolling release of some of the 55,000 pages of email now under review at the State Department, which says it will comply with the request,... More »

Inside the Slow Process of Reviewing Clinton's Email

State Dept. says needs until Jan. 15, 2016

(Newser) - The State Department is looking through the 55,000 pages of email that Hillary Clinton plunked on its doorstep in December—in paper form, in a dozen banker's boxes—and proposed last night in a court filing that the releasable portions see the public light of day in 2016,... More »

Bill and Hillary Clinton: In the Top 10% of the 1%

In past 16 months the couple have made $30M

(Newser) - In her last financial disclosure report, Hillary Clinton put her and her husband's estimated wealth at between $4 million and $20 million. That was 2012, this is now: The couple have in the last 16 months earned more than $25 million in speaking fees tied to more than 100... More »

Rand Paul Trolls Hillary With Bogus 'To-Do' List

Including 'sign off on new private server location'

(Newser) - Rand Paul wants to ensure voters don't forget about the recent scandals that have plagued fellow presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. After the Clinton camp tweeted a photo of a campaign manager's mostly boring "to-do" list yesterday, Paul revised the list to include what he thought were more... More »

96% of Millionaires: Us, Rich? Nope

In their eyes, they're your average middle-class Joe Schmoes

(Newser) - Wealth denial: It's real and it's rampant, according to a new CNBC poll. Conducted in March, the network's third Millionaire Survey of 750 Americans with a net worth of at least $1 million shows 84% believe they belong to the middle or upper middle class, though they... More »

Hillary Agrees to Testify on Benghazi, Emails

But not for two days, thank you very much

(Newser) - Hillary Rodham Clinton is willing to testify once on Capitol Hill later this month about the attacks in Benghazi, Libya , and her email practices during her tenure as secretary of state, her attorney told lawmakers in a letter today. Lawyer David Kendall says the Democratic presidential candidate will appear for... More »

Clinton: End 'Era of Mass Incarceration'

It's seen as a repudiation of her husband's massive crime bill of 1994

(Newser) - The Baltimore riots and their underlying issues have officially become part of the 2016 race. Hillary Clinton today delivered a major speech in New York in which the takeaway sentiment is her call to end the "era of mass incarceration." As the Los Angeles Times reports, Clinton says... More »

Challenge From the Left: Bernie Sanders Is Running

Formal announcement expected later this week

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton will have at least one challenger over her left shoulder for the Democratic nomination: Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent who describes himself as a democratic socialist, will announce his candidacy on Thursday, reports Vermont Public Radio . The 73-year-old will focus on three main issues: income inequality, climate... More »

Clinton Foundation Admits Tax Mistakes

Errors were made in how foundation disclosed its donors

(Newser) - The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation is acknowledging the global philanthropy made mistakes in how it disclosed its donors amid growing scrutiny as Hillary Rodham Clinton opens her presidential campaign. In a blog posting today , Maura Pally defended the foundation's work and reaffirmed its commitment to transparency,... More »

As Russia Sought Uranium Deal, Cash Rolled to Clintons

Report: Clinton Foundation received donations from Uranium One chair

(Newser) - Between 2009 and 2013, Russia's state atomic energy agency took control of Canadian company Uranium One, which controlled some 20% of America's uranium deposits. The deal was approved by several US government agencies, including the State Department, then headed by Hillary Clinton. The New York Times takes a... More »

Clinton Foundation: We're Keeping Foreign Donors

But the list has narrowed to 6 countries to try to avoid conflict of interest

(Newser) - Just days after officially joining the 2016 presidential race, Hillary Clinton already has a thorn in her side: her family's own organization. In an effort to mitigate a possible conflict of interest with Clinton's candidacy, the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation announced in a summary out today... More »

'A Female Shouldn't Be President,' Says Female CEO

Cheryl Rios cites 'hormones,' 'biblical sound reasoning'

(Newser) - Cheryl Rios is the CEO of Dallas-based Go Ape Marketing , but some are saying her views on leadership are as primitive as her company's moniker. Rios recently made it clear on Facebook that she doesn't support Hillary Clinton as president—but it's not just Clinton herself that... More »

Congress Questioned Clinton About Personal Email —in 2012

She didn't respond to request to identify personal accounts

(Newser) - Just when you thought Hillary Clinton's email brouhaha had moved on to other things , the New York Times uncovers an old letter congressional investigators sent Clinton asking about her email use. In the letter dated Dec. 13, 2012, House Oversight Committee chair Darrell Issa explicitly asks whether the then-secretary... More »

Hillary Logo Spawns 'Hillvetica' Font

Could 'Comic Rands' be next?

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton's campaign logo has its share of critics , but one graphic designer was inspired enough to create a whole font based on the "H" design. "Now you too can announce," tweeted Rick Wolff as he unveiled the font he calls "Hillary Bold" or "... More »

Nobody Notices Clinton at Chipotle

That may be because she has more fans in Baghdad

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton is running for president, but she can still go for a chicken burrito bowl in peace, at least in the Toledo suburb of Maumee in Ohio. Clinton, wearing sunglasses and accompanied by aide Huma Abedin, carried her own tray and attracted almost no attention at all during the... More »

What Are Clinton's Chances?

Pundits are, unsurprisingly, divided

(Newser) - New York magazine doesn't beat around the bush: "Unless the economy goes into a recession over the next year and a half, Hillary Clinton is probably going to win the presidential election." But not everyone agrees. A sampling of what the pundits are saying:
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Clinton Hits the Road in a Van Named 'Scooby'

Candidate heads to Iowa with 'a more humble approach'

(Newser) - Shortly after her big Twitter announcement , Hillary Clinton headed for Iowa in a van that's been dubbed "Scooby"—the Des Moines Register reports that is indeed a reference to the 1970s cartoon, which featured a van of its own: the Mystery Machine. Clinton is doing roadside meet-and-greets... More »

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