In this Oct. 24, 2012 file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the State Department in Washington. Once again, Hillary Rodham Clinton did it her way, and it could cost her. Clinton’s decision to eschew government email and use her own private server as secretary of state is raising questions about secrecy, security and the law _ including whether she might have deleted important messages tapped into her ubiquitous Blackberry instead of preserving them for public scrutiny and history. At the least, the controversy is a bump on her unprecedented path from first lady to presumed presidential contender.

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