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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Olbermann Special Comment: On Ferraro Uproar

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Clinton Addresses Ferraro Backlash

“I said yesterday that I rejected what she said, and I certainly do repudiate it,” said Senator Clinton at the forum sponsored by the National Newspaper Publishers Association, a group that represents more than 200 African-American papers. “And I regret deeply that, you know, it was said. Obviously she doesn’t speak for the campaign, she doesn’t speak for any of my positions. And she has resigned from being a member of my very large finance committee.”...

.....When another audience member brought up Bill Clinton’s characterization of Senator Obama’s popularity during the South Carolina primary, when the former president likened his support to that of the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s years ago in a way that seemed to minimalize Mr. Obama’s candidacy, she said, “I’m sorry if anyone was offended. It was certainly not meant, in any way, to be offensive.”...

Clinton Apologizes to Black Votes

..... WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton did something Wednesday night that she almost never does. She apologized. And once she started, she didn't seem able to stop. The New York senator, who is tight race with Illinois Sen. Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination, struck several sorry notes at an evening forum sponsored by the National Newspaper Publishers Association, a group of more than 200 black community newspapers across the country....

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