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'My husband is not secretary of state, I am'

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A student at a university in the Democratic Republic of Congo got a sharp response from US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton when he asked what her husband thought of an issue.

Mrs Clinton was asked, through a translator, what former President Bill Clinton thought about Chinese investment in the country.

Officials said later that the student had apologised to Mrs Clinton, saying he had meant to ask what President Obama thought.

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