Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign attempted to downplay the significance of a batch of private emails published by the State Department Tuesday by characterizing them as "light" and "funny" messages of little import.

But the roughly 3,000 pages of emails that Clinton deemed fit to release after screening the records for anything that could return to haunt her shed new light on Clinton's conduct in office.

Here are seven insights contained in the new emails.

Hillary sent emails on public domain

Questions about the security of Clinton's private "homebrew" server have swirled amid concerns that the sensitive (and in some cases, subsequently classified) information in her "clintonemail.com" communications could have been vulnerable to cyber attacks.

But the new records indicate she used a pair of email accounts that were not hosted on the clintonemail.com domain and were instead linked to public websites.

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