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The two traded personal attacks after a brief discussion of US economic woes. Obama said he had been working in the slums of Chicago while Clinton "was a corporate lawyer sitting on the board of WalMart".
Clinton retaliated that Obama had represented a slum landlord. Obama repeatedly claimed he had been a victim of a campaign of dishonest tactics by the Clinton campaign over the past month.
The audience booed Clinton when she said Obama never gave a straight answer. Earlier Obama had gambled on a full-frontal challenge to the Democratic icon Bill Clinton, who has made a series of personal attacks on Obama on the campaign trail since December. In an interview with ABC television, Obama said: He continues to make statements that are not supported by the facts The deterioration in relations between the two camps follows a short-lived truce brokered last week after a damaging series of exchanges over race, including over the legacy of Martin Luther King.
The source described the attack as "bad politics, given that Bill remains extraordinarily popular in the party" and claimed it showed that Obama was worried about South Carolinawhich holds its primary on Saturday. The danger for the former president is that African American voters will be turned off by personal criticism of the only black candidate in the race.
Distaste over the remarks is not confined to African Americans. Newsweek reported that there was a heated exchange when Bill Clinton called Ted Kennedy, the Massachusetts senator and still one of the most influential figures in the party. Kennedy reportedly said that the former president bore some of the responsibility for making race an issue in the campaign.
Obama decided to go after Bill Clinton after talks with his campaign team. Alexrod characterised it as a Bill-Hillary double-act.Obama's father, Barack Obama Sr., was born of Luo ethnicity in Nyanza Province, Kenya.
grew up herding goats in Africa and, eventually earned a scholarship that allowed him to leave. Breitbart TV is the home of the hottest video on politics, world events, culture, and media. Jan 22, · Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama traded attacks at Monday’s debate.
Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times. In the most intense and personal exchange of the presidential campaign, Senators. Representative James E.
Clyburn, an undeclared superdelegate from South Carolina who is the Democratic whip in the House, said that "black people are incensed over all of this," referring to statements that Mr. Clinton had made in the course of the heated race between his wife, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Senator Barack Obama.
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Jun 07, · Ending Her Bid, Clinton Backs Obama — WASHINGTON — Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton formally threw her support behind Senator Barack Obama on Saturday, clearing the way for Mr. Obama to head into the general election with a plan to challenge Senator John McCain in typically Republicans states.