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Obama Apologizes for Comments About California Attorney General

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April 05, 2013 AT 2:23 PM
President Barack Obama's observation that California Attorney General Kamala Harris "happens to be, by far, the best looking attorney general" brought to mind countless instances of women being judged for their appearance rather than their aptitude. But others saw something different - a harmless compliment - and wondered when it became sexist to tell a woman she's beautiful. The remark came during a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee in the Bay Area. Harris, who is considered a rising star in the Democratic Party, gave the president a rousing introduction. Host @DavidBegnaud delivers breaking news and today's trending buzz in 45 seconds.