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Hillary Clinton’s email server is why this race is even close
A new poll shows 62 percent says it's "an important indicator of her character."
243 points by The Washington Post | Voting E-mail President of the United States Poll Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton 2016 Voter turnout
PolitiFact: Clinton’s email defense checks out
During NBC’s “Commandr-in-Chief Forum” on Sept. 7, Hillary Clinton said: “Classified material has a header which says ‘top-secret, secret, confidential.’ Nothing, and I will repeat this and this is verified in the report by the Department of Justice, none of the emails sent or received by me had suc...
4 points by Concord Monitor | Secrecy Classified information Hillary Rodham Clinton E-mail Federal Bureau of Investigation United States Department of Justice Espionage Information sensitivity
‘I could talk to foreign leaders bypassing State Dept’: Powell to Clinton on private email use
Colin Powell advised Hillary Clinton, his successor as US Secretary of State, to use a private email “without going through State Department servers” and avoid basic security rules he described as “nonsense,” their seven-year-old exchange reveals. Read Full Article at
380 points by Russia Today | E-mail Mobile phone Personal digital assistant George W. Bush President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Personal computer BlackBerry
Justice Dept. Granted Immunity to Specialist Who Deleted Hillary Clinton’s Emails
Republicans have called for the department to investigate the deletions, but the deal with the specialist, Paul Combetta, makes it unlikely that the request will go far.
13810 points by The New York Times | Hillary Rodham Clinton Federal Bureau of Investigation Barack Obama Bill Clinton United States presidential election 2008 E-mail Joe Biden John McCain
Colin Powell: Using private email same as private phone call
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell found himself on the defensive Thursday following the release of a 2009 email exchange with Hillary Clinton, describing his use of a private, dial-up email account to ...
4 points by Las Vegas Sun | George W. Bush Bill Clinton President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama E-mail Colin Powell John McCain
Men alleged to have hacked CIA director’s email account arrested
U.S. authorities have arrested two North Carolina men accused of hacking into the private email accounts of high-ranking U.S. intelligence officials.
6 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Central Intelligence Agency Director of National Intelligence Federal Bureau of Investigation E-mail E-mail address Telephone Personal computer Webmail
Colin Powell's note to Hillary Clinton offered tips on private email use
Eric DuVallWASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- An email sent to Hillary Clinton by her predecessor as secretary of state, Colin Powell, detailed how he circumvented protocol by using a private email address.
11 points by UPI | E-mail Personal computer United Press International E-mail address Colin Powell News World Communications Hillary Rodham Clinton William Randolph Hearst
Council Bluffs continues expansion of free Wi-Fi
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - Council Bluffs officials are celebrating the expansion of its public internet program and planning to spread free Wi-Fi throughout more of the city. The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil ( ) reports the effort's second phase was unveiled Wednesday at a school athletic complex located in ...
5 points by The Washington Times | Internet World Wide Web United Kingdom Wi-Fi E-mail Internet access Collaboration Instant messaging
Read Powell's advice to Clinton on email
Colin Powell advised Clinton on how to circumvent federal records prevention requirements.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Colin Powell Barack Obama Hillary Rodham Clinton E-mail Condoleezza Rice United States Secretary of State Rudy Giuliani President of the United States
Email exchange between Powell, Clinton released
Colin Powell advised Clinton on how to circumvent federal records prevention requirements.         
10831 points by Arizona Republic | Barack Obama E-mail President of the United States United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform CompuServe Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party Microsoft
Clinton's emails released
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell told his successor, Hillary Clinton, that he used his own personal computer to communicate with friends and foreign leaders and sent emails without going through the State Department server, according to emails released Wednesday by congressional Democrats.
13260 points by CNN | Condoleezza Rice E-mail Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Democratic Party Personal computer United States Secretary of State President of the United States
Trump compares Clinton's email practices to Watergate
Campaign 2016 updates: Ben Carson - Trump's past immigration rhetoric 'irrelevant' in general election Sept. 6, 2016, 7:24 p.m. Hillary Clinton castigates Donald Trump's campaign as 'one large insult to those who have worn the uniform'Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona continues to battle TrumpMichelle...
11 points by Los Angeles Times | Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Federal Bureau of Investigation J. Edgar Hoover Trump University E-mail Crime United States Secretary of State
Clinton defends handling of classified information
Hillary Clinton defended anew her handling of classified information as secretary of state Wednesday night, insisting she did not jeopardize national security by discussing the Obama administration’s drone program and other sensitive matters on a personal email account.Speaking at a televised nation...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Barack Obama President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton United States United States Secretary of State E-mail Democratic Party John McCain
Powell told Clinton he used private email to leaders
Portions of Powell’s advice were cited in a summary the FBI released on its investigation into Clinton’s email server        
-1 points by The Detroit News | E-mail George W. Bush Colin Powell Personal computer Hillary Rodham Clinton Internet Server Bill Clinton
FactCheck: The FBI files on Clinton's emails

77 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | E-mail Hillary Rodham Clinton United States Secretary of State Barack Obama Bill Clinton E-mail address Federal Bureau of Investigation Personal computer
Colin Powell told Clinton he used personal computer for U.S. business
Former secretary of state Colin Powell told Hillary Clinton in 2009 that he used a personal computer attached to a private phone line to do business with foreign leaders and State Department officials and was generally scornful of the notion that his mobile devices might be accessed by spies, according...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | George W. Bush Colin Powell E-mail Hillary Rodham Clinton Personal computer President of the United States Barack Obama Federal Bureau of Investigation
Powell email advising Clinton on personal email released
Colin Powell advised Clinton on how to circumvent federal records prevention requirements.       
10831 points by USA Today | Colin Powell Barack Obama Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States Democratic Party E-mail Condoleezza Rice George W. Bush
Powell told Clinton about bypassing State Dept. servers in 2009
Emails released by House Democrat Elijah Cummings Wednesday showed a January 2009 exchange.
530 points by Daily News | George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party President of the United States Barack Obama Bill Clinton E-mail John McCain
Fact check: The FBI files on Clinton’s emails
The FBI’s summary of its investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton contradicted some of her past statements about her use o...       
412 points by USA Today | Hillary Rodham Clinton E-mail Barack Obama United States Secretary of State Bill Clinton E-mail address United States presidential election 2008 United States Senate election in New York 2006
Paul Ryan: FBI acting like ‘arm of Clinton campaign’
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin is lambasting the FBI for burying its Hillary Clinton report by releasing it over the long Labor Day weekend. The Republican leader said it made the Feds look like a “political operator” rather than law enforcement. Read Full Article at
1016 points by Russia Today | Federal Bureau of Investigation E-mail President of the United States Fraud J. Edgar Hoover United States Intelligence Community Labor Day Director of National Intelligence
Exxon ordered to work with NY AG over lost Tillerson emails on climate change
ExxonMobil has been ordered to work with New York’s attorney general after it revealed it lost emails belonging to its former CEO and current Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who made an account under the alias “Wayne Tracker.” Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | E-mail Supreme Court of the United States State supreme court
Kesha releases heartless emails as part of latest Dr. Luke lawsuit
Newly released emails give credence to the pop star's claims that the producer was mentally and sexually abusive.
1236 points by New York Post | Producer Music industry Record producer Abuse The Producer E-mail Executive producer Recording contract
Survey: Members of Congress care what you have to say more than you think
The survey found that emails that aren’t personalized were the least effective type of outreach.       
23149 points by USA Today | United States Congress E-mail Congress Legislatures Telephone United States House of Representatives E-mail address Legislators
Emails to U-M students praised white power, KKK: 'We were in shock'
The FBI is helping University of Michigan police investigate who sent a series of racist emails to hundreds of U-M students        
441 points by Detroit Free Press | E-mail address E-mail E-mail spoofing White people
Nightclub massacre: Some patrons upset at not getting funds
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Some Pulse nightclub patrons are upset that they aren't receiving money from a $29.5 million victims' compensation fund since they were outside the club when the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history began, newly released…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Buddy Dyer Municipality Psychological trauma E-mail address Property Orlando Florida E-mail The Massacre
Kim Jong Un’s brother goes on secret mission to Eric Clapton concert
The brother of North Korean despot Kim Jong-un has failed to keep his love for legendary guitarist Eric Clapton a state secret. A North Korean official — on behalf of the leader’s sibling, Kim Jong Chol — used a cryptic, disposable email address to secure four tickets for him to see the British rock star...
77 points by New York Post | North Korea E-mail Eric Clapton E-mail address Disposable e-mail address Kim Il-sung South Korea Pyongyang
Trump in a tangle over Clinton tweet attack
Donald Trump criticized Hillary Clinton on Sunday for not knowing what the "(C)" label meant when it was used on her State Department emails.
9684 points by CNN | Federal Bureau of Investigation President of the United States Bill Clinton United States Department of Justice United States E-mail 9/11 Commission George W. Bush
Tech companies need to start protecting you from hackers
Isn’t it time to hold Silicon Valley accountable? The tech wizards — with hoards of cash cozily sitting in off-shore tax havens — had their say in the run-up to and the aftermath of the presidential election. Over the past several years, hacking and cybercrimes have skyrocketed. In fact, it has gotten to the point...
18 points by New York Post | Fraud Phishing Google Internet fraud MySpace Silicon Valley E-mail PayPal
Baltimore police commander's lost surveillance emails have been found
Emails of a former Baltimore police commander about the department's aerial surveillance program that city officials said were "unable to be retrieved" have been retrieved. The police department has released some to The Baltimore Sun. It has withheld others. The emails relate to the city's agreement...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Police E-mail Surveillance Government occupations Law enforcement The Wire London Positions of authority
Norway blames ‘Russian hackers’ after defense & security officials fall victim to phishing attack
Government officials in Norway have been breached by a phishing attack which authorities promptly pinned on 'Russian hackers,' claiming the hack was allegedly traced back to the same culprits that compromised the DNC servers in the US last year. Read Full Article at
545 points by Russia Today | Norway National security Security Counter-intelligence Central Intelligence Agency Computer security E-mail Russia
Norway: Russian hackers hit spy agency, defense, Labour party
Intrusion blamed on the 'Cozy Bear'' hackers that attacked Democratic National Committee       
369 points by USA Today | World War II Norway North Carolina Phishing Labour Party Scandinavia Arctic E-mail
Norway: Russian hackers hit our spy agency, govt, military
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Norway's security service says nine email accounts in the Scandinavian country have been targeted by hackers believed to be associated with Russian intelligence but adds that no classified information has been taken. PST spokesman Martin Berntsen says the agency was warned earlier this year by a ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Washington D.C. National security United States September 11 attacks President of the United States Scandinavia United States Department of Defense E-mail
IRS warns taxpayers of common scams during tax season
The Internal Revenue Service has issued a warning to the public about common scams to look out for this tax season. Telephone scams and email phishing are the two most common types of tax scams, the IRS said in a news release Thursday.
3 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Internal Revenue Service Tax Phishing Taxation in the United States Identity theft Fraud Confidence trick E-mail
Tribune Online Content Newsletter Enrollment
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-2 points by Los Angeles Times | E-mail Privacy policy E-mail address American films
Gay Queens councilman threatened with death for Trump Tower march
An openly gay Queens councilman was threatened with execution in a hate-filled homophobic email.
1645 points by Daily News | Sexual orientation Donald Trump LGBT Gay E-mail Hatred The Apprentice Trump Tower
IRS exposed taxpayers' info through shoddy emails: Audit
A surprising number of IRS employees are sending unencrypted emails containing personal taxpayer information to private accounts, putting that information at risk of being stolen, the agency's inspector general said Thursday. Auditors found hundreds of unencrypted emails sent that risked leaking taxpayers' personal information, after running through a random sample ...
56 points by The Washington Times | E-mail Personally identifiable information Internal Revenue Service Tax E-mail address Cryptography E-mail encryption Taxation in the United States
Yahoo says that 500 million accounts affected by 2014 hackers
A statement said that Yahoo does not believe that unencrypted passwords, bank account info or payment information was taken.
81 points by Daily News | Computer security E-mail Security Federal Bureau of Investigation Marissa Mayer Confirmation Google Cryptography
500 million Yahoo accounts breached
About 500 million of Yahoo's users may have had their information exposed         
9218 points by Arizona Republic | Computer security Password Security Authentication Information security E-mail National security
Reddit ordered to preserve alleged posts from Clinton’s server techie (PICTURES)
The House Oversight Committee has ordered Reddit to store posts allegedly written and deleted by an IT technician they suspect was behind Hillary Clinton’s deleted emails. Read Full Article at
2180 points by Russia Today | E-mail E-mail address
We're generating more digital fingerprints than ever before, cybercrime director Ovie Carroll tells Federal Bar Association
"What would it tell me about you if we could look up your Google searches over the past year?" asked Ovie Carroll, director of the Cybercrime Lab at the U.S. Department of Justice's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section. Being able to look up someone's Google searches is like sliding open the door into their most private thoughts. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Every time we check our phones, log into our email, swipe a loyalty or credit card, or use a wireless fitness tracker, we produce a bit of data. And all that data, combined with all the other morsels of information we leave around our homes, offices, or along our daily commutes, generates a veritable - and trackable - trail of information that most people don't even realize they're producing. But someone who knows how to unearth that data, and has the ability to connect the dots, or even access what we've "secretly" stored in the cloud, can discover more details about our behavior and private lives than we can imagine. That's what makes Ovie Carroll's job as director of the Cybercrime Lab at the U.S. Department of Justice's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, both easier than ever and nearly impossible. Easier because people are producing more digital fingerprints than ever before. And harder because the sheer volume of what's being generated, multiplied times the number of people producing it, is almost unfathomable. During a presentation for federal judges, attorneys, and others about the future of digital evidence at the recent Federal Bar Association's convention in Cleveland, Carroll shared how much the internet and interconnectivity have changed criminal investigations. "We are living in a digital world," Carroll told the audience, and the ability to identify, preserve and analyze data has never been more critical. Consider the fact that 8 zettabytes of data were created or replicated worldwide in 2015. If a gigabyte is like the information on a stack of paper 1,000 feet tall, and a terabyte is 1,024 gigabytes, a zettabyte is like a stack of papers 1.66 trillion miles high, or 226 round trips from the Sun to Pluto. Three billion computers and 6 billion phones in the world have changed everything about the way we the way we communicate, as well as how we live and socialize, he said. A whopping 1.65 billion people are now using Facebook; and spending about 19.7 hours a month updating their Facebook statuses. On Twitter, people are sending 500 million twitter messages a day, all of which are still being catalogued by the Library of Congress. "There's something about the Internet that gives us a sense of anonymity, because we say and do things we would not ever do in public," Carroll said. For example, people launched 15 million Google searches a month in 1999. But last month alone, the number of Google searches ballooned to 106,127,500,000. "What would it tell me about you if we could look up your Google searches over the past year?" he asked. Being able to look up someone's Google searches is like sliding open the door into their most private thoughts. In some cases, investigators have found, aspiring criminals actually research what they're about to do before they do it. After they've done it, they keep searching Google for it, to see if the police know what they did or if the media have found out about it. Sometimes, they try to become their own attorneys and type in "What crime did I commit when I..." One of the greatest collectors of data is our smart phones. Carroll pulled out his iPhone and showed how under Settings, Privacy, and Frequent Locations, his phone had been keeping track of all the places he frequents, recent trips he had made, even the hotels he had stayed at, and the restaurants he had eaten in. When someone in the audience called out, "But what about 'Clear history'?" Carroll replied that even deleting something never makes it entirely disappear. "It just makes you feel better," he said, as the audience members laughed. "How long dies it keep that info? Forever. The never-ending goal of every aspect of the internet is to collect, analyze, manipulate, and monetize our behavior," he said. He showed an advertisement for new Under Armor running shoe that has location devices embedded inside the soles. "This is awesome," he told his bosses at the Department of Justice's Computer Crime Lab. "We should get this shoe!" "Everybody who's making anything is strapping sensors to it," he said. He's even seen sports bras that monitor the wearer's temperature, heart rate, and intensity of workouts. Someone -- Carroll is convinced it was a lawyer -- discovered that the user agreement that came with his Samsung smart TV mentions that its smart TVs record your living room chatter. The more people use web-based email accounts, and the more they synchronize their electronic devices, the more digital evidence they leave behind for investigators.  He says his Amazon Echo, a voice-activated all-in-one controller that lets him check the weather and traffic, turn off the lights, or turn up the thermostat, "remembers every command I ever gave it."  A new wrinkle in cybercrime investigation is online file storage, which gives users the ability to store data beyond the memory on their phones. Investigators once asked Yahoo to freeze the contents of an email account until they could get a search warrant. Within three days of their request, someone from an IP address from China had asked the server to delete 986 emails from that very account. The average computer has 6 gigabytes of short-term memory, roughly equal to a stack of paper 6,000 feet high. That memory not only captures evidence, but user attribution, he said. "How many people have heard about Google analytics?" he asked. "Google analytics is running on 50 percent of the websites in the world." That means that every time you log onto a device, it takes a digital snapshot of website you looked at, what browser you used to get there, the first time you logged on to that site, the second-from-the-last time you logged on, and your most recent visit. All of which provides "significantly more digital evidence about our activity," he said. Combine those details with the size of hard drives in modern computers, and that's even more data that anyone imagined, available to anyone conducting a full, forensic analysis of that computer. He compared it to the leaving his fingerprints on the podium in the banquet hall, arriving with pet hairs on his suit, or going home with carpet fibers in his shoe. The more we inadvertently tell our devices, the more evidence we leave behind about when and where we've been, he said.
22 points by The Plain Dealer | E-mail Twitter Names of large numbers Google Computer Orders of magnitude Data Computer crime
Can you “undo” an email sent in anger?
Q: I recently applied for a job that was posted online.  I participated in several interviews.  After several interviews, I was told (by email) that another candidate was selected for the role.  In the email, the recruiter told me that the company would keep me in mind for future openings.  I was annoyed and replied […]
-1 points by The Boston Globe | Employment Robert Redford E-mail Candidate 2000s music groups
'Huppke sucks' and other reader fan mail
Once again, it's time to take a dip in the old Reader Fan Mail bag. For the uninitiated, this is a chance to share some of the kind and insightful emails and Facebook comments I receive. I do my best to respond to readers, but it's hard given that I have a full-time job (if that's what you call...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | A Great Way to Care 2008 singles E-mail Sovereignty Question mark 1999 singles Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles Question
Donald Trump fans have been sending me racist, hateful messages for months. Here's a sampling.
Call it bigotry. Call it racism. Call it xenophobia. As a writer -- especially one who covers national politics -- you chalk it up as coming with the territory, as hurtful and as menacing as it can be. This year, though, it is coming far more frequently. There is no mystery why. CLEVELAND, Ohio - For 15 years, my ethnic last name has appeared above all of my stories. Which means, for 15 years, some readers have judged me only by that ethnic last name. I have heard their voice mails and read their emails. Smirked at their keyboard courage in the comments section. Told myself not to take the Twitter mentions too personally. Call it bigotry. Call it racism. Call it xenophobia. As a writer - especially one who covers national politics - you chalk it up as coming with the territory, as hurtful and as menacing as it can be. This year, though, it is coming far more frequently. There is no mystery why. Maybe you don't believe Donald Trump is a bigot. Or a racist. Or a xenophobe. But the Republican nominee for president certainly has won the support of people who are. Forget for a moment Hillary Clinton's remark the other day that "half" of Trump's supporters belong to a "basket of deplorables." The Democrat later expressed regret for the broad generalization but stuck to her assertion that Trump offers a safe haven for the hateful. There is no perfect way to quantify how many Trump fans fit the description. The point is, these voters are out there. I know because I hear from them. Trump has taken a hard line against immigrants who come to the U.S. illegally from Mexico. When he launched his campaign last year, he characterized most as violent criminals, allowing only that "some" might be "good people." Trump also has promised to make Mexico pay for completion of a border wall separating the two countries. The New York businessman cited that proposal a few months ago when he asserted that a federal judge hearing a civil suit involving the now-defunct Trump University was biased because of his Mexican heritage. I don't think it's a coincidence that, recently, readers have told me I should be "on the other side of the wall" and that my background should "disqualify" me from covering this election. Some observers have suggested the Trump candidacy is like an online comments section come to life. But this was different. These came via email. From people using their real names. I realize I am far from the only person whose ethnicity or race has become a focal point for a few critics. I don't want to trivialize the reprehensible prejudice many other minorities endure. It strikes me, though, that Trump, whether he means to or not, has fostered a hostile moment in our politics when his supporters feel entitled to racially denigrate others. Sadly, simply being a Gomez is enough to make you a target. I was born, 35 years ago this week, in Youngstown, Ohio. My mother was born in Youngstown. My father was born in Youngstown. You have to go back four generations - to great-grandparents on both sides of my family - to find relatives born in another country. Mom is Italian, German and Irish. Dad's ancestors came from Mexico. His mother was born in Youngstown but spent some of her early years in Mexico. His father was born in Hondo, Texas, and, like many others, migrated North to work in the Mahoning Valley steel mills. There are some holes in my father's family story. I can't, for example, tell you if my great-grandparents crossed the border legally or illegally. I don't know. I'm not sure it matters. For three generations we have been proud Mexican-American U.S. citizens. We honor our multicultural roots the way many others do. The American flag hung on the front porch of my childhood home, the Mexican flag in a basement rec room. We eat Italian and Mexican food from old family recipes. Christmas Eve dinner is tacos and enchiladas with homemade tortillas one year, pasta and meatballs with homemade red sauce the next. Aside from my last name, you might not have guessed my heritage. My younger sister got our father's dark skin. I got our mother's paler complexion. And I wish you could have seen the look on my high school Spanish teacher's face when she realized she had to give me a "C." Lately I have struggled with how to cover Trump. Not because I'm a Gomez, but because I'm a journalist who knows the difference between right and wrong. Judging by my emails - even those from the readers who don't resort to bigotry to defend their candidate - many of you disagree. But when a candidate says things that are, at best, offensive to minorities and, at worst, racist, we have a duty to report precisely that. There are not two sides to racism. Reporters have the tendency to credit Trump for "pivoting" when he uses milder language about immigration or when he visits a black neighborhood. It can be tough to pin down what, exactly he believes. Just last week he refused to disavow his discredited suggestions that President Barack Obama, the nation's first black president, is not a natural-born U.S. citizen. I have wondered how I can objectively point out that Trump encourages hate. I find myself searching for the best response when a friend at a party or a person in politics excuses Trump by arguing that he is "saying important things" or "tapping into something that is real." Perhaps I could show them messages like these ... March 14, 2016: "Since we're stereotyping maybe we should start asking to see your green card. You a spic or a beaner?" - @HurtinCowboy, via Twitter. @HenryJGomez Big balls on Hank huh? Since we're stereotyping maybe we should start asking to see your green card. You a spic or a beaner? -- Randy Karlyle (@HurtinCowboy) March 14, 2016   I have shared the Twitter handle since he chose to hurl these derogatory insults in a public fashion. Hard to say what offended this particular reader. The reply came to my tweet linking to a colleague's piece on where Trump might do well in the Ohio primary. June 30, 2016: "just another liberal a_ _!!!!! u people should all be on the other side of the wall" This one came from a reader who appeared to send it from an email account bearing his name. It followed my story on Michael Symon telling a local sports talk radio station that Trump would not be welcome in his Cleveland restaurants during the Republican National Convention. July 13, 2016: "You have been always been [sic] a biased reporter IMO [in my opinion], but now you are an obvious and clear bigot that is inflaming the political situation. Your obvious latino background (dark, short, fat) should preclude/disqualify you from the political scene in this presidential election. ... FYI, I have studied some journalism, did a lot of professional writing in industry. Also have graduate degree from a top university." This came via email from a Bay Village reader who signed his name. He was upset about my pre-convention analysis that highlighted Trump's inflammatory and racially charged rhetoric and how that ran counter to the rebranding the Republican Party went through after 2012. July 23, 2016: "Also, just so you know, I have two daughters-in-law and they are both Hispanic. My grandchildren are half Hispanic. So I am not picking on you. I am not the biased one." Another email, this one from a Hinckley reader who signed her name. She was unhappy about my post-convention analysis that focused on white supremacist David Duke's Senate candidacy and how it was inspired, in part, by the message that helped Trump win the GOP nomination. This is just a sampling of what comes my way after writing about Trump. There are plenty more that have been purged from my inbox over time. And this doesn't account for the many anonymous comments that sprout like weeds in's comments section. One online reader recently accused me of allowing my "enthicity" cloud my judgment. Another asked if I was here legally. A third asked, tauntingly: "What makes you the expert, Enrique?" I confess I feel a little uncomfortable sharing all of this. My cultural identity is a source of pride, just like I'm sure yours is. But it shouldn't be the only thing that defines us. In this unusual election year, it's worth pointing out that some people think it should. And those people are responding to the message that is being pushed by Donald Trump.
-1 points by The Plain Dealer | Donald Trump Barack Obama Republican Party Racism Ivana Trump Trump University Fred Trump E-mail
Judge: Gov. Christie's emails can be searched
Republican Gov. Chris Christie's personal email must be searched — or he must prove that it already has been — to comply with the state's public records law, a judge …
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | New Jersey Port Authority of New York and New Jersey New York City E-mail Hudson River Hudson County New Jersey Hillary Rodham Clinton New Jersey Turnpike
Denver employees that oversaw Clinton’s e-mail server ordered to appear before Congress
Paul Combetta and Bill Thornton, who work for Denver-based Platte River Networks, have been ordered to appear at a committee hearing on Tuesday.
234 points by The Denver Post | United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform E-mail Democratic Party President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Accusation Barack Obama George W. Bush