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FBI Convinces George Clooney To Wear Wire During Clinton Fundraising Dinner

SAN FRANCISCO—In an effort to gather evidence in their investigation of the presidential candidate’s alleged misuse of her private email server when she served as secretary of state, members of the FBI reportedly convinced actor George Clooney to wear a hidden listening device Friday night while attending a campaign fundraising dinner with Hillary Clinton.
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The Rice Confirmation

After a delay caused by Congressional Democrats, Condoleezza Rice will be confirmed as Secretary of State this week. What do you think?
  • "Great. Now the public face of U.S. diplomacy is that of a pissed-off terrier."

    Ted Ramos Upholsterer
  • "Ms. Rice should make an ideal Secretary of State. She's already proved to the U.S. that she can evade questions in front of a Congressional panel."

    Michael Shaw Systems Analyst
  • "I say, why not give Condi a shot as Secretary of State? It might help her self-esteem and encourage her to start taking an interest in her appearance."

    Colleen Burns Appraiser
  • "The implications are profound. She's paved the way for a black female to perform with the Capitol Steps."

    Peter Swain Unemployed
  • "So she had to explain why she's the best candidate for the job? Big deal. I had to do that last week when I applied at Panda Express."

    Gregory Gordon Cashier
  • "Twenty years ago, I never would've believed that we'd have a black, female Secretary of State, much less one who was a conservative warmonger, too. We've come a long way."

    Joy Mattingly Designer

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