A cache of nearly three hundred Clinton emails, released Tuesday by Judicial Watch—most of them to or from top Clinton aide Huma Abedin—reveal close dealings between Hillary Clinton's State Department and the Clintons' family foundation.

Certain exchanges appear to confirm a longstanding concern that gifts to the Clinton Foundation would buy favor and influence in the Department of State and with the hopeful future president.

Bloomberg's Ben Brody reports evidence of State hiring "friends" of the foundation:

The e-mails released Tuesday by the conservative group Judicial Watch included a 2009 exchange in which Doug Band, a senior staff member at the Clinton Foundation, told a top Clinton aide at the State Department that it was "important to take care of" an individual, whose name was redacted. Huma Abedin, the State Department aide, replied that "personnel has been sending him options."

And one wealthy foreign donor appears to have paid millions for a desired level of access in 2009:

In another 2009 exchange released Tuesday, Band asked Abedin and Cheryl Mills, Clinton's chief of staff, to put Lebanese-Nigerian billionaire Gilbert Chagoury in touch with a State Department "substance person" on Lebanon. The Chagoury Group co-founder has given between $1 million and $5 million to the Clinton Foundation, according to a list of donors posted online.

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