Obama campaign: Clinton should renounce remarks

The explanation is "tortured," Obama's press secretary says.

By Tim Grieve
January 15, 2008 12:32AM (UTC)
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The drug war continues: In a statement, Barack Obama spokesman Bill Burton says he finds it "troubling" that neither Hillary Clinton nor her campaign "is willing to condemn" Bob Johnson for suggesting -- although he denies doing so -- that Barack Obama was using drugs while the Clintons were working for civil rights. Burton calls Johnson's explanation of his remarks "tortured."

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