Former Gov. O'Malley declines judgment on Clinton email

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Posted: Mar 12, 2015 10:33 AM
Former Gov. O'Malley declines judgment on Clinton email

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says he's not worried about any presumption that Hillary Rodham Clinton is the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination.

O'Malley says "every year, there is the inevitable front-runner." He says he'll decide this spring whether to run and that he expects "a robust conversation" within the party.

Speaking Thursday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," O'Malley refused to be drawn into a substantive discussion of Clinton's email controversy.

He says that even if there were a uniform email policy across all levels of government, "none of that would make a hill of difference" to people struggling to pay their bills.

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O'Malley says the email question is "not the issue that's going to restore our economy."

O'Malley adds, "People don't care so much about email policies."