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The senator from New York even sent a damning letter to NBC and demanded "appropriate action." "I am a mom first and a candidate second, and I found the remark incredibly offensive," she said.

(Shuster was suspended indefinitely for the remark, made February 7 when he was a guest host for Tucker Carlson. MSNBC said Thursday that the suspension will end February 22.)

Even a fourth-grader apparently can't get through to the press-shy Chelsea Clinton.

Scholastic News "kid reporter" Sydney Rieckhoff was in pursuit of a story as she questioned presidential candidates last month on the campaign trail in Iowa, according to The Associated Press.

Approaching Chelsea Clinton, she reportedly asked, "Do you think your dad would be a good 'first man' in the White House?"
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Thank you, Rovi! But I think it might refer to other. I would feel abrupt to connect " a senior student" with " the first daughter".
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Post time 2008-2-17 14:44:20 |Display all floors
Originally posted by rovi297 at 2008-2-17 14:37
a year-four student, I THINK.


I agree with Rovi.

"fourth-grader" means (小学)四年级学生.

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Originally posted by rainbow at 2008-2-17 14:43
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Thank you, Rovi! But I think it might refer to other. I would feel abrupt to connect " a senior student" with " the first daughter".


In the U.S "student" can mean "pupil".

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Thanks, guys.  I suppose it means Clintons' daughter is too shy to be reached even by a kid. Right?
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Post time 2008-2-17 14:59:43 |Display all floors
Originally posted by rainbow at 2008-2-17 14:54
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Thanks, guys.  I suppose it means Clintons' daughter is too shy to be reached even by a kid. Right?


I totally agree with you, Rainbow.

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