U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, in remarks today at City Hall, said she was glad that U.S. Sen. Barack Obama had spoken out earlier in the day about controversial remarks on race made in sermons by his church pastor. But Clinton was not eager to discuss the situation. Asked if Obama has done enough to renounce the sermons, Clinton said: "I think that's a question for him."
Clinton spread the blame on problems of race and gender in the campaign when asked about her supporters bringing up race. She said both candidates were dealing with it. "We've spoken out," Clinton said. "We've had private discussions. We've admonished our staffs and supporters. And we will continue to do that."
Finally, Clinton was asked if she'd give her own speech on race and gender in the campaign. "That's a good question," she said. "I don't know."