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Clinton starts opening up on the campaign trail after weeks of tight control

Hillary Clinton's new campaign strategy is she's now taking questions

Three months into her second presidential bid, Hillary Rodham Clinton has succeeded at an important goal – pivoting away from a highly restricted campaign style that threatened to cut her off from voters in key early-voting states. When Clinton started her campaign after announcing her candidacy in April, she stuck to small, tightly controlled events accessible to only a few voters and seldom opened herself to questions from the public or the media. Her unwillingness to answer questions became a prominent talking point for Republican opponents, and the closed-off nature of the campaign threatened to become an issue in New Hampshire and Iowa, the states that hold the first two...