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He wouldn't have been my pastor

He wouldn't have been my pastor



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Hillary Clinton says she would have left the church that Barack Obama attends if her minister had talked about America the way Obama's pastor has. Clinton's comments to reporters mark a clear shift in her handling of the Obama church controversy, which she had generally avoided until now. Some Democrats see Obama's refusal to dissociate himself from the Chicago church and its former minister, Jeremiah Wright, as his stickiest campaign challenge so far. At a news conference in Pennsylvania, she said, "I think that given all we have heard and seen, he would not have been my pastor." Over the years, Wright has preached fiery sermons to his predominantly black congregation in which he cursed America and said the U.S. government invented AIDS to destroy "people of color."

He wouldn't have been my pastor

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He wouldn't have been my pastor

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