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Hillary talks education (strained voice and all)

From NBC's Carrie Dann
One casualty of last night's debate: Hillary Clinton's voice. The senator struggled through obviously strained vocal chords this morning in Washington, where she addressed delegates from NYSUT (New York State United Teachers.) After last night's wide range of hot topics, Clinton may have been relieved to restrict her remarks to one issue she did not address last night -- education policy. But more noteworthy than her criticism of No Child Left Behind and her tricky dance moves around the issue of charter schools (New York public school teachers tend to disagree with the way they're funded) was the mere fact that she was there in the first place. She jetted in last night just for this event, only to return to South Carolina later this afternoon, demonstrating just how hard she's courting NYSUT, which is the biggest union in her home state.