(Politico) The first major batch of Hillary Clinton emails recovered by the FBI during its probe of her private email server went public Friday, prompting another round of heartburn for Clinton's presidential campaign and anticipation on the part of Republican critics hoping for an October surprise.
However, there are indications that Friday's release of fewer than 300 pages could be a snoozer since many of the messages scheduled for release are already in the public domain in some form.
"This will be our first substantial release of information that we received from the FBI," State Department spokesman John Kirby said shortly before the release. "We'll be releasing approximately 75 documents totaling about 270 pages."
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