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Wikileaks Emails Dump: Clinton Campaign Chief asked Hillary Clinton to Call ‘Needy Latinos’

Does declining to comment mean that the e-mails were in fact real?

In a purportedly hacked email released on the Wikileaks [1] website,Hillary Clinton [2]’s campaign chairman John Podesta [3] appears to write to Hillary Clinton and a top aide urging Clinton to call prominent Latino politicians, including former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson [4] and former Energy Secretary Federico Pena to ask for their support.

The subject line of the purported email reads: “Needy Latinos and 1 easy call.”

The Clinton camp and Podesta declined comment. Richardson did not immediately comment.

Also, Podesta called Bill Richardson a not-so-nice name:

It also highlights tension and seemingly bad blood between Richardson and the Clinton team. Podesta says that people have reminded him: “Richardson is still on TV a lot, especially on Univision [5] and Telemundo and, notwithstanding the fact that he can be a d—, it was worth getting him in a good place.”