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Former State Department Employee Who Set Up Clinton's Private Email Server To Plead FifthA former State Department employee who helped Hillary Rodham Clinton set up her private email server said he will assert his Fifth Amendment right not to testify before the House committee on Benghazi.
State Department Has Yet To Break Ground On Nearly $1 Billion Embassy In MexicoRep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, says cost overruns and construction delays at a new Mexico City site are unacceptable.
State Dept. Files Proposal to Release Clinton EmailsThe State Department on Tuesday filed a proposal to resume the release of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's private account next month.
Clinton Urges State To Speed Up Release Of EmailsHillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday pressed the State Department to expedite the release of 55,000 pages of emails from her time as secretary of state, telling reporters in Iowa, "I want those emails out."
Explosion at Power Plant Responsible for D.C. Area OutagesProblems at a Maryland electrical station caused widespread power outages across the nation's capital Tuesday, affecting the White House, the Capitol, museums, train stations and other sites.
Dem Rep: Hillary Clinton 'Needs To' Testify Before Benghazi CommitteeRep. Duckworth said the State Department should publicly release the Clinton emails it holds and that Clinton, the Democrats' 2016 front-runner, "needs to" testify before the Benghazi committee.
Clinton Accidentally Replied To Work Email About Drones With Decoration QuestionsThe State Department says it can find only four emails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain U.S. surveillance programs.
State: No Record of Clinton Signing Separation StatementThe State Department said Tuesday it had no record of Hillary Rodham Clinton signing a statement attesting that she had turned over all unclassified documents related to official business when she left her post as secretary of state in 2013.
State Department Official Now Facing Voyeurism ChargeA State Department official who's already charged with soliciting a minor in Virginia is now facing charges of voyeurism and stalking in the District of Columbia.
Associated Press Sues State Department To Force Release Of Clinton's RecordsThe Associated Press filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the State Department to force the release of email correspondence and government documents from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
Staff Bought Hillary Clinton 'E-Mail For Dummies' Book In 1997She's come a long way since 1997, when Clinton's staff bought the then-first lady a copy of the book "E-Mail for Dummies."
Kerry: We Will Undertake Clinton's Emails 'As Rapidly As Possible'The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as secretary of state, a senior State Department official said Thursday.