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Obama sorry for saying California AG Kamala Harris is hot

Posted: 5:27 PM, Apr 05, 2013
Updated: 2013-04-05 17:27:50-04
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President Barack Obama apologized for saying California’s attorney general is hot.

WASHINGTON (LOS ANGELES TIMES) — President Obama apologized to California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris for commenting on her appearance during a fundraiser earlier this week, an aide said Friday.

During an event in Northern California on Thursday, Obama referred to his fellow Democrat as “the best-looking attorney general,” drawing laughs from the crowds but later creating a stir among critics.

A few hours after the fundraiser at a private residence, Obama called Harris to say he was sorry for creating a distraction, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Friday afternoon.

FULL STORY IN LOS ANGELES TIMES