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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Clinton Says Nothing About Losses

Anne E, Kornblut, Washington Post

She continued, in an apparent swipe at both President Bush and Sen. Barack Obama, the candidate gaining momentum in the Democratic race: "Texas needs a president who actually understands what it's going to take to turn the economy around, to get us universal health care."

When Clinton mentioned having differences with Obama over health care and the mortgage crisis, she was booed. Her comments continued past 9:30 p.m. Eastern time, as the polls in Maryland closed and the race was called for Obama, but in the giant arena, with a crowd her campaign estimated at 12,000, it seemed as though the defeat had not happened.

"It's the first day of the Texas campaign," said Doug Hattaway, a campaign spokesman.

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