Hillary stays positive despite pressure over email server
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Democrats fear Ohio slipping further away in 2020 Poll: Warren leads Biden in Maine by 12 points MORE offered a positive tone about her campaign Saturday, even as she faced questions about a federal probe into her private email arrangement.
 
"I'm just having a good time," Clinton said at a press conference at the Iowa State Fair. 
 
Clinton noted her White House bid was only four months in, and said she felt good about her campaign organization, "particularly in the early states," where she has recently appeared vulnerable.
 
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Retired Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), who endorsed Clinton heading into her Iowa trip, spoke of his time in the Senate alongside Clinton, where she was "always in there fighting, fighting for kids, fighting for families."
 
"I've looked at the Clinton campaign in Iowa this year, and Hillary is doing everything right," Harkin said. 
 
"The organization is strong. The issues she is touching are reaching people in the state of Iowa at a much better — and I think a more personally involved, if I might say that — campaign this year than it was in 2008." 
 
Regarding questions surrounding her email controversy that escalated this week when she turned over her private server, the former secretary of State insisted she never exchanged emails that were "marked classified."
 
"I'm going to let whatever inquiry this is go forward, and we'll await the outcome of it," Clinton said, referring to the FBI investigation into the private email system used at State.
 
Clinton, who was asked whether her email issues were a laughing matter as suggested in a speech the previous night, also downplayed interest in the topic outside political circles and the media.
 
"It's not anything that people talk to me about as I travel around the country. It is never raised in my town halls, it is never raised in my other meetings with other people," she said.