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Since the revelation this spring that Hillary Rodham Clinton had a private email server where she conducted some official business, the State Department has been busy reviewing some 30,000 emails in that account for possible release to both the House Select Committee on Benghazi and a federal court handling a FOIA lawsuit. (Associated Press)

Safe given to lawyer among irregularities seen in review of Hillary Clinton emails

When State Department officials first discovered that Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal email account contained classified information, they did not seize the thumb drive containing her digitally archived inbox but rather provided her attorney a special safe to secure the device, according to interviews and documents. Published August 16, 2015

Hillary Rodham Clinton, the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, fended off the new questions about the email scandal and suspicious foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation, distracting from her effort to wrangle support from union bosses at the AFL-CIO's annual summer meeting. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

U.S. intel fears hundreds of secrets leaked in Hillary's private emails

The U.S. intelligence community is bracing for the possibility that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email account contains hundreds of revelations of classified information from spy agencies and is taking steps to contain any damage to national security, according to documents and interviews Thursday. Published July 30, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during the groundbreaking ceremony for the U.S. Diplomacy Center, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at the State Department in Washington. Kerry hosted five of his predecessors in a rare public reunion for the groundbreaking of a museum commemorating the achievements of American statesmanship.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Sexual harassment complaints at State Department soar under Clinton, Kerry

In a disclosure that could have political implications for election campaigns, the State Department's chief watchdog reported Thursday that worker harassment complaints have nearly tripled inside the department during the tenures of Hillary Rodham Clinton and John F. Kerry -- but the department still doesn't have mandatory training for all employees. Published June 18, 2015

Bill Clinton's foundation cashed in as Sweden lobbied Hillary on sanctions

Bill Clinton's foundation set up a fundraising arm in Sweden that collected $26 million in donations at the same time that country was lobbying Hillary Rodham Clinton's State Department to forgo sanctions that threatened its thriving business with Iran, according to interviews and documents obtained by The Washington Times. Published June 2, 2015

In this Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, photo, cows are milked on one of the carousels in a milking parlor on the Fair Oaks Farms in Fair Oaks, Ind. Fairlife, which is rolling out nationally in coming weeks, is the product of a joint venture between Select Milk Producers, a dairy cooperative, and Coca-Cola. The product is filtered to have more protein and less sugar than regular milk. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Feds urge eating less meat ... to fight climate change

A federal advisory committee is urging that the government's next generation of dietary guidelines for the first time take into account environmental factors, specifically recommending more fruits and vegetables and less meats. Published February 20, 2015

President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the Cross Hall in the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. In a major reversal, Obama ordered the United States into a broad military campaign to “degrade and ultimately destroy” militants in two volatile Middle East nations, authorizing airstrikes inside Syria for the first time, as well as an expansion of strikes in Iraq.  (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool)

Analysis: Chastened, changed Obama suddenly echoes Bush 41

It's long been said that the Oval Office changes its occupants in ways only those who have served in the small club of presidents can appreciate. Nowhere was that more apparent than Wednesday night when Barack Obama, the once youthful politician who just six years ago eschewed American interventionism across the globe, became the fourth graying-haired president in the last quarter century to ask the American people to support a decision for expanded military action in Iraq. Published September 10, 2014

Current and former intelligence officials are furious at the Senate Intelligence Committee, headed by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat. They say the panel did not interview the senior managers of the interrogation program launched after the Sept. 11 attacks nor the CIA directors who oversaw it. (Associated Press)

Senate torture report didn't interview responsible CIA officers

Eleven years after the CIA last waterboarded a terror suspect, the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence is moving to uncloak its secret report on America's use of enhanced interrogation techniques in the early years of the war on terrorism, and the U.S. intelligence community is preparing to fight back. Published August 25, 2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah)

EXCLUSIVE: FBI blocked in corruption probe involving Sens. Reid, Lee

FBI agents working alongside Utah state prosecutors in a wide-ranging corruption investigation have uncovered accusations of wrongdoing by two of the U.S. Senate's most prominent figures — Majority Leader Harry Reid and rising Republican Sen. Mike Lee — but the Justice Department has thwarted their bid to launch a full federal investigation. Published March 13, 2014

DRAMA: Moves by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (left) and his staff to expedite visas ensnared President Obama's nominee to be the No. 2 Homeland Security official, Alejandro "Ali" Mayorkas (right), whose appointment is to be reviewed by the Senate on Wednesday.

VEGAS RULES: Harry Reid pushed feds to change ruling for casino's big-money foreigners

EXCLUSIVE: The Obama administration overruled career Homeland Security officials and expedited visa applications for about two dozen foreign investors for a politically connected Las Vegas casino hotel after repeated pressure from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his staff, according to internal government documents obtained by The Washington Times. Published December 10, 2013