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State Department Turns Over Fewer Clinton-Related Emails Than Judge Ordered

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

The department asked that the email release be delayed to until January, 2016

The State Department has failed to deliver nearly 70 pages of documents to The Associated Press, as instructed by a federal judge, about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton’s hiring of longtime aide Huma Abedin as a special government contract staffer. The department provided only seven pages of emails.

Meanwhile, government lawyers asked another federal judge to delay releasing thousands of pages of documents from Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state until January 2016.

The State Department’s request to delay until next year its release emails and other Clinton-related documents sought by news media and legal and political organizations raised the prospect that significant information about Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state might not surface until after crucial early Democratic Party presidential nomination contests in Iowa and New Hampshire.

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