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Maddow: Clinton is 'not a retired politician'

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Stormy week for Facebook, scolded last night by Hillary Clinton during an appearance on Rachel Maddow for Russian-propaganda ads during the election. YouTube.Clinton said Facebook has only just begun to admit the extent of Russia using the platform for fake news targeting her and others, and that more transparency should be demanded of it and other tech giants.Maddow said in her wrap-up that she was surprised by the toughness of the comments, and that Facebook should provide the transparency Clinton called for: "Facebook should ... answer to what she said."Maddow on Hillary: "Very ... assertive and well-informed on the Russia stuff. ... This is not a retired politician. ... This is definitely somebody who is still very, very much in the arena."