Politics & Government

Bill tells Kentucky voters Hillary's not beaten yet

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Former President Bill Clinton on Thursday gave no sign his wife's presidential campaign is ready to fold up its tent and return to New York.

Sen. Hillary Clinton is widely expected to win Kentucky's Democratic primary election on Tuesday, but she trails Sen. Barack Obama in the number of delegates needed to land the party's nomination.

Clinton, however, used his appearance Thursday afternoon at Butler Traditional High School in Louisville to tell people not to listen to the media and others who have written off his wife's chances of becoming the Democratic nominee. He emphasized her blowout victory earlier this week in West Virginia and said she has won several swing states thought to be key to a Democratic victory against Republican Sen. John McCain in November.

"They've tried to bury her more times than a cat's got lives," Clinton said.

Clinton barely mentioned Obama and spent much of his 35-minute speech discussing Hillary Clinton's economic platform. He blazed through his wife's positions on health care, college loans, jobs, energy, the housing mortgage crisis, education and the military.

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