The State Deptartment Just Released an Email Showing How Hillary Clinton Learned to Use Emoji—and It’s Awwwww

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The State Department published more Hillary Clinton emails Friday afternoon from her time as secretary of state, adding an additional 7,000 pages to the public record, and marking the halfway point in the department’s release plan, according to ABC News.

Paige Lavender, senior politics editor at the Huffington Post, tweeted this genuinely adorable gem from the new collection, featuring an exchange between “H” and her senior adviser Phillipe Reines:

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