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“Never, Ever Give Up”: Hillary Clinton Delivers First Public Speech Since Conceding to Donald Trump

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On Wednesday, Hillary Clinton gave her first public address since last week’s election. Clinton won the popular vote by as many 2 million votes but lost the Electoral College to Donald Trump. Clinton’s margin is now bigger than the winning margins for John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. She spoke at a gala for the Children’s Defense Fund, the nonprofit founded by Marian Wright Edelman where Clinton once worked.

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AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. We’re broadcasting from Marrakech, Morocco, from the COP 22, the U.N. climate summit, but also paying close attention to what’s happening in the United States. On Wednesday, Hillary Clinton gave her first public address since last week’s election. Clinton won the popular vote, maybe, when all the votes are counted, by as many as 2 million votes, but lost the Electoral College to Donald Trump. Clinton’s margin is now bigger than the winning margins for John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. On Wednesday, Clinton spoke at a gala for the Children’s Defense Fund, the nonprofit founded by Marian Wright Edelman where Clinton once worked.

HILLARY CLINTON: I know this isn’t easy. I know that over the past week a lot of people have asked themselves whether America is the country we thought it was. The divisions laid bare by this election run deep. But please listen to me when I say this: America is worth it. Our children are worth it. Believe in our country. Fight for our values. And never, ever give up.

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