Hillary Clinton addresses email controversy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opted to use her personal email account while secretary of state because of convenience. She says it “would have been better” to have used two email accounts.

Clinton was answering questions Tuesday for the first time about her email practices as secretary of state.

The potential Democratic presidential candidate addressed the issue following a Tuesday afternoon speech at the United Nations.

Her comments come after days of silence and intensifying calls from Democrats as well as Republicans to address the matter.

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