POLITICS
03/28/2008 02:46 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Distances Himself From Farrakhan Praise

Not all endorsements are welcome on the presidential campaign. Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama sought to distance himself on Monday from praise showered on him by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

"Senator Obama has been clear in his objections to Minister Farrakhan's past pronouncements and has not solicited the minister's support," Obama spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.

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