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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware — and occasionally frustrated — by the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other correspondence.
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis had stopped issuing all marriage certificates in mid-August following the high court's landmark June 26 ruling legalizing gay marriage in the United States. Davis had filed suit in federal court, arguing that her Christian religious beliefs should exempt her from the ruling. Davis appealed the ruling to the Supreme Court and sought an emergency stay, but the court rejected her motion.