Clinton cites RFK assassination as reason to continue campaign

By David Edwards
Friday, May 23, 2008 16:28 EDT
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Sen. Hillary Clinton, in defending her decision to continue running for the Democratic nomination that almost certainly will go to rival Sen. Barack Obama, reportedly invoked the shooting death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in 1968.

“My husband did not wrap up the nomination in 1992 until he won the California primary somewhere in the middle of June, right?” Clinton said to the editorial board of the Sioux Falls, S.D. Argus Leader. “We all remember Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June in California.

“I don’t understand” the calls to exit the race, she added.

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This video is from ArgusLeader.com, broadcast May 23, 2008.

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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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