"People are not attacking me because I'm a woman. They're attacking me because I'm ahead."

Repeats the kitchen line.

"This is really one of the kind of issues that we can laugh about. Several of us would never have had the chance to run for president if it hadn't been for the progress in America over my lifetime..."

Asked about "boys club" line -- HRC puts it in a larger context.

"To be able to aim towards the hardest, highest glass ceiling...is humbling. As I travel around the country, fathers drive hours to bring their daughters to my events...and so many women in their nineties wait hours to shake my hand.."

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