Obama Camp Attacks Clinton for Months-Old Mississippi Comment

Getty

Former governor and Obama Mississippi Vice Chair Ray Mabus calls on Clinton to explain her “derogatory” statement questioning the state for never electing a woman governor, Senator or member of Congress.

She told the Des Moines Register in October 2007: “There has got to be something at work here…when you look at the numbers, how can Iowa be ranked with Mississippi?” Read more here.

Clinton’s Phil Singer responds: “Senator Obama’s attacks on Senator Clinton won’t mask the fact that voters are expressing serious doubts about whether he’s ready to be commander in chief and serve as a steward of the economy.”

Mississippi holds its primary Tuesday.

Related Topics: News
  • Tweets

    View More Tweets From @TIME

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 246 other followers