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Anthony D. Weiner

Clinton aide delayed financial data sought by State Dep't

After Hillary Rodham Clinton designated long-time aide Huma Abedin for a job as a special adviser working for her at the State Department in 2012, Abedin delayed providing personal financial information repeatedly sought by the department's ethics officials to determine if she had any potential conflicts of interest, newly-released emails show.

As secretary of state, Clinton approved Abedin's official job description in March 2012 as a "special government employee" working under contract for her, according to documents obtained by the conservative legal group Judicial Watch in a lawsuit against the State Department.

After previously working for three years as...