By VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press Writer, Sat Sep 6, 9:53 PM ET
NEW YORK –marched for labor and stumped with Democrats on Saturday, but sidestepped questions about the woman who has taken her place as the nation’s most-talked-about female leader.
Clinton brushed aside questions about Republican Labor Day parade and later during a stop on Staten Island.during appearances at ‘s annual
“This election is about issues, and that’s what’s going to matter to people at the end of the day,” she told reporters who asked her about the Alaska governor at a rally for a Democratic congressional candidate at.
Clinton joined other New York politicians for a with union leaders in Manhattan, then marched up Fifth Avenue in the city’s annual labor parade.
In the afternoon on Staten Island, she stumped for Democrat Mike McMahon, who is running for a congressional seat being vacated by Republican Vito Fossella.
Fossella decided not to seek re-election after a drunken driving arrest and a revelation that he fathered a child outside his marriage.
No longer a presidential candidate, Clinton was still welcomed warmly at all three events. Some supporters at herbrought old “Clinton for President” placards.
She only mentioned Palin by name once during the day, at the labor breakfast, when she uttered a modified version of a line from her speech at the.
“No way, no how, no McCain, no Palin,” she said.