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FOIA News: Court approves timetable for release of Clinton's schedules

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Judge OKs plan to release Clinton schedules before election

By Josh Gerstein, Politico, Sept. 9, 2016

A federal judge has approved a plan for the State Department to finish releasing its collection of Hillary Clinton's schedules during her tenure as secretary of state before the November election.

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon signed off on a joint proposal from State and The Associated Press to complete production of Clinton's schedules and so-called mini schedules by October 17, with an interim batch due by September 29.

In exchange for accelerating the processing of the schedules, AP agreed to defer receiving records about a top aide to Clinton, former Deputy chief of staff Huma Abedin. State will resume processing those records after the schedules are worked through the system.

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