03/28/2008 02:43 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Christian Conservative Ralph Reed: I’m Sorry I Worked With Abramoff…But I’m Not Returning The Money Yet…

Ralph Reed, the political strategist and candidate for lieutenant governor, said recently that his work for disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff was a mistake that — if given the chance — he wouldn't repeat.

"Had I known then what I know now, I would not have undertaken that work," Reed said, according to the text of a speech posted on his campaign Web site this week.

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