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Clinton, Obama spar over her comments on civil rights battle

Duel comes at key time in campaigns

Senator Hillary Clinton sought to defend her comments about Martin Luther King Jr. on 'Meet the Press' with Tim Russert yesterday. Her Democratic rival Barack Obama criticized her for 'talking . . . about my record in a way that was flat-out wrong.' Senator Hillary Clinton sought to defend her comments about Martin Luther King Jr. on "Meet the Press" with Tim Russert yesterday. Her Democratic rival Barack Obama criticized her for "talking . . . about my record in a way that was flat-out wrong." ("meet the press" via associated press)
By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / January 14, 2008

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WASHINGTON - Senator Hillary Clinton, battling to win the crucial support of African-Americans in the upcoming South Carolina primary, yesterday sought to explain her widely publicized remarks about civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. that have offended some black leaders. (Full article: 1317 words)

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