Clinton: I did not send or receive classified emails on private account

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Posted: Jul 25, 2015 7:15 PM

WINTERSET, Iowa (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Saturday she did not send or receive classified information on a private email account while she was secretary of state.

"I did not send nor receive anything that was classified at the time," Clinton told reporters at a campaign event.

Clinton, the front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, has been criticized for using a private email account during her years as America's top diplomat.

(Reporting by Alana Wise in Winterset, Iowa; Editing by Bernard Orr)