Pa­per chase

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A con­ser­va­tive pub­lic in­ter­est group has sued the Na­tional Archives to ob­tain records from Sen. Hil­lary Rod­ham Clin­ton’s ten­ure as head of a White House task force on health care dur­ing her hus­band’s ad­min­is­tra­tion.

Ju­di­cial Watch, which has been seek­ing ac­cess to Mrs. Clin­ton’s White House records since April 2006, an­nounced the fil­ing of the law­suit Nov. 5, claim­ing the Na­tional Archives has failed to make records avail­able or to in­di­cate when ac­cess to the records would be al­lowed.

The law­suit comes as Mrs. Clin­ton is fac­ing in­creased crit­i­cism from her Demo­cratic pres­i­den­tial ri­vals over the num­ber of White House doc­u­ments from her hus­band’s ad­min­is­tra­tion that have not been made pub­lic.

The records are held by the Na­tional Archives at the Clin­ton Pres­i­den­tial Li­brary in Lit­tle Rock, Ark. The Clin­ton White House doc­u­ments to­tal 78 mil­lion pages and 20 mil­lion e-mail mes­sages. The archives had no im­me­di­ate com­ment on the suit, the As­so­ci­ated Press re­ports.

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