03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Hillary Endorsed By Harlem Minister

On the eve of Martin Luther King Day, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton snagged an endorsement Sunday from Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, the influential pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem.

As Dr. Butts stood in the frigid air outside the church on West 138th Street, off Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, he extolled Senator Clinton's "experience, ability, respect and character."

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