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Clinton meets with FBI over email server

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>> With only three weeks to go before the Democratic convention, a major issue hanging over Hillary Clinton's run for the White House, could be closer to resolution, one way or another. The presumptive Democratic nominee meeting with the FBI Saturday over her use of a private email server during her stint as Secretary of State.
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According to a statement from her campaign, the three and a half hour interview was voluntary, and took place at FBI headquarters in Washington. The FBI is trying to figure out if anybody in Clinton's camp broke the law by using a personal email server kept in her home in Chappaqua, New York.
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This issue has dogged Clinton for her entire campaign. Critics use the issue to paint her as someone who is untrustworthy and has something to hide, something that bears out in voter polls. The divisive issue gaining new traction after her husband, former President Bill Clinton met privately with Attorney General Loretta Lynch this week at an airport.
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>> I was arriving, he was leaving. He came on to say hello.>> Outrage from both Democrats and Republicans, forcing Lynch to publicly express regret. Lynch, taking the rare step in saying she will accept the decision of career prosecutors, investigators, and the FBI, on whether or not charges should be brought.
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But she did not go as far as recusing herself from the case, as Republicans have demanded. Law enforcement experts say Clinton's interview likely means the FBI is nearing the end of its investigation.