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Priscilla Alvarez

Priscilla Alvarez Priscilla Alvarez is a fellow for National Journal. Previously she was a correspondent for USA TODAY College, where she covered a variety of topics with a focus on college students. Her work has also appeared in the Washingtonian and Leesburg Today, a community newspaper in Northern Virginia.Priscilla studied at Virginia Tech, where she also served as editor-in-chief of the student-run, daily newspaper, Collegiate Times.
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National Archives Says Preserving Clinton’s Emails Could Take 30 Years

March 20, 2015 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Archiving federal records is no easy task. And preserving Hillary Clinton's emails for posterity will take decades, according to the National Archives, the final resting place for the correspondence at the center of the recent controversy. In recent weeks, the Federal Records Act has received widespread attention following news that...

It Could Take Up to 30 Years for Hillary Clinton’s Emails to Reach the National Archives

March 20, 2015 Archiving federal records is no easy task. And preserving Hillary Clinton's emails for posterity will take decades, according to the National Archives, the final resting place for the correspondence at the center of the recent controversy. In recent weeks, the Federal Records Act has received widespread attention following news that...

Democrats and Republicans Agree: The Secret Service Is Not Working

March 17, 2015 Secret Service director Joe Clancy is on the Hill Tuesday to discuss his agency's budget request for 2016, but lawmakers want to talk about the agency's security lapses and troubling company culture. "This is the last in a long line of episodes somewhat similar—drinking, carousing, on and off duty—that this...

White House Calls Loretta Lynch Delay 'Unconscionable'

March 16, 2015 White House press secretary Josh Earnest accused Republicans on Monday of "playing politics" with the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as attorney general nearly two weeks after the Senate Judiciary Committee approved her nomination. "No legitimate question has been raised about her aptitude for the job," Earnest said during the White...

Obama and Hillary Clinton Emailed Each Other

March 9, 2015 A boss sending an email to one of his employees doesn't usually make news. But President Obama and Hillary Clinton don't work in your average office. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest confirmed Monday that President Obama and Hillary Clinton exchanged emails while she served as his secretary of State....

White House Press Secretary Said 'Personal Email' More Than 40 Times in Two Days

March 6, 2015 The biggest storm in Washington this week had nothing to do with snow, and everything to do with the flurry of questions the White House received about Hillary Clinton's email use during her tenure at the State Department. In a span of two days of Clinton-heavy press briefings, White House...

White House: Don’t Ask Us About Hillary Clinton’s Email Use

March 3, 2015 The White House is neither condemning nor defending Hillary Clinton's exclusive use of her personal email during her time as secretary of state, a surprising response that was revealed by aNew York Times report on Monday night. And the White House thinks the State Department should handle all of the...

White House Says Obama Would Sign a Short-Term DHS Bill

February 27, 2015 White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that President Obama would sign a stopgap measure to fund the Department of Homeland Security for three weeks and prevent a partial government shutdown, if he's presented with one. "If the president is faced with a choice of having the Department of Homeland...

Eric Holder Is Pushing Sentencing Reform as He Prepares to Leave the Obama Administration

February 18, 2015 With his tenure nearing its end, Attorney General Eric Holder pushed for policy changes to avoid mandatory-minimum sentences for lesser drug charges, during a speech at the National Press Club Tuesday. Holder has been pressing sentencing reform since 2013, when he introduced the "Smart on Crime" initiative to reduce sentencing...

Obama on His Authorization of Force Proposal: 'ISIL Is Going to Lose'

February 12, 2015 President Obama, after sending a draft resolution to Congress authorizing military force against the Islamic State, characterized on Wednesday the future of the U.S. mission against the terrorist group in two ways: long and difficult. "Make no mistake, this is a difficult mission and it will remain difficult for some...