Clinton and her emails: A saga weighing on US election

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally on May 11, 2016 in Blackwood, New JerseyIt is also one of thousands of messages marked classified that are now at the heart of an official investigation, one which could endanger Clinton’s White House dreams. Should Clinton, on the cusp of winning the Democratic presidential nomination, ultimately be charged with mishandling classified data, she would find herself in the unprecedented position of campaigning for president while embroiled in a legal battle and under federal indictment. Revelation of the emails, sent from and received by Clinton between 2009 and 2013, led the Federal Bureau of Investigation to launch a probe and begin questioning members of the inner circle of the woman who is now the likely Democratic standardbearer.

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