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Controversy over Hillary Clinton’s use of personal email account at The State Department




Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a during a round table event to launch the
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a during a round table event to launch the "Talking is Teaching: Talk Read Sing" campaign at the Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute on July 23, 2014 in Oakland, California.
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Hillary Clinton came under fire yesterday after the New York Times revealed that she exclusively used her personal email account while at the State Department.

Although her staff recently turned over thousands of pages of emails to comply with federal records keeping practices, critics say her use of a personal account was a serious breach in government accountability. But is it a violation of the law? How common is it for other government officials to use a personal server? And what does this mean for Clinton’s presidential bid?

Guests:

Chris Lehane, a democratic political consultant and partner in the strategic communications firm Fabiani & Lehane.

John Wonderlicha policy director at the Sunlight Foundation, an advocacy group for government accountability