You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Political Notebook

Obama apologizes to California AG

WASHINGTON — President Obama called the California attorney general late Thursday and apologized to her for saying that she was the ‘‘best-looking attorney general in the country.’’

Obama made the comment Thursday morning at a fund-raiser outside San Francisco. He praised Kamala Harris as being ‘‘brilliant,’’ adding, ‘‘she is dedicated and she is tough’’ before commenting on her looks. ‘‘She also happens to be by far the best-looking attorney general in the country,’’ the president told the wealthy donors, who responded with surprise and applause.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week