For those compelled to carry more than one device to keep personal and work correspondence separate, Sarah Palin’s take on Hillary Clinton’s email scandal may resonate.

Earlier this morning, Palin posted a damning, side-by-side comparison of Hillary’s supposed inability to handle more than one phone, versus her own image holding one tagged “Personal” while another shown as “State of Alaska” sits on the table. In her other arm: a baby.

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Within 40 minutes, the image had already garnered nearly 23,000 Facebook likes and more than 4300 shares. Though written off by the punditry class and ceaselessly derided by political foes, Palin retains 4.5 million fans on the social network.

Meanwhile, the Associated Press has sued the US State Department, seeking access to Clinton’s email records. The wire service says it has spent five years seeking this information, to no avail:

“State’s failure to ensure that Secretary Clinton’s governmental emails were retained and preserved by the agency, and its failure timely to seek out and search those emails in response to AP’s requests, indicate at the very least that State has not engaged in the diligent, good-faith search that FOIA requires,” says AP’s legal filing.

Specifically, AP is seeking copies of Clinton’s full schedules and calendars from her four years as secretary of state; documents related to her department’s decision to grant a special position to longtime aide Huma Abedin; related correspondence from longtime advisers Philippe Reines and Cheryl Mills, who, like Abedin, are likely to play central roles in a Clinton presidential campaign; documents related to Clinton’s and the agency’s roles in the Osama bin Laden raid and National Security Agency surveillance practices; and documents related to her role overseeing a major Defense Department contractor.

The AP made most of its requests in the summer of 2013, although one was filed in March 2010. AP is also seeking attorney’s fees related to the lawsuit.

Other organizations have also sued the State Department recently after lengthy delays responding to public record requests.

Top image: AP

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