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Kerry Backs 'Crooked' Remarks on Hill

Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, the presumptive Democratic nominee, refuses to apologize for calling his Republican opposition "crooked." Kerry took part in the Senate's budget debate Thursday and met with House Democrats eager to boost his candidacy. Congressional Republicans repeated calls for Kerry to retract his remarks. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports.

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Andrea Seabrook covers Capitol Hill as NPR's Congressional Correspondent.
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