Patrice McDermott

Open the Government

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Executive director of Open the Government, a nonprofit coalition of over 60 organizations advocating greater openness in government

Patrice McDermott on KCRW

Hillary Clinton has joked about it, called it partisan and blamed it on turf wars between federal agencies, but questions about her use of private email as Secretary of State are not…

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Bill Clinton's Attorney General, Janet Reno, ordered that government agencies should tell American citizens what they wanted to know, as long as it would "do no harm."  After September…

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