James Carville Blasts 'Cockamamie' Clinton E-mail Story

The longtime Clinton ally says the New York Times story came straight from Republican talking points.

Democratic strategist James Carville speaks on NBC's 'Meet the Press' during a taping at the NBC studios May 8, 2005 in Washington, DC.

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Democratic strategist James Carville went to bat for Hillary Clinton on Monday, downplaying the seriousness of Clinton’s private e-mail use as secretary of state and disparaging the New York Times for breaking the story, which he said was taken from Republican talking points. 

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