Clinton Expresses Regret for Assassination Reference


Says in an on-camera remark that she had no intention to cause offense when she invoked Bobby Kennedy’s June 1968 murder while discussing why she isn’t exiting the race.

Adds her purpose was to point to historical instances of candidates staying in the race until late in the primaries.

Read her full comments clarifying remark here. Watch video above.

Read what Clinton said to the Argus Leader ed board setting off the storm here and watch entire Clinton interview here.

Obama spokesman Bill Burton’s response:‚ÄúSenator Clinton’s statement before the Argus Leader editorial board was unfortunate and has no place in this campaign.”

FLASHBACK: TIME’s Karen Tumulty points out this isn’t the first time she has used the reference.

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