The Latest: Clinton faults Trump for low number of women

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Posted: Mar 28, 2017 7:15 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Hillary Clinton's appearance in San Francisco (all times local):

4:15 p.m.

A spirited Hillary Clinton is taking on the Trump administration in some of her first and sharpest political comments since she lost the presidential election.

She criticized the federal government's leaders on everything from health care to a shortage of women in top positions in an appearance Tuesday before thousands of women in business in San Francisco.

Clinton joked there was no place she'd rather be, "other than the White House."

Without mentioning President Donald Trump by name, Clinton faulted her former presidential rival for having what she said was the lowest number of women in an administration for a generation.

She called last week's failure by Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act "a victory for all Americans."

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10:05 a.m.

Hillary Clinton is in San Francisco for one of her first public speeches since losing the 2016 presidential race.

Clinton is scheduled to speak to a sold-out crowd Tuesday at a meeting of the Professional Businesswomen of California organization.

The former U.S. Secretary of State largely has kept a low profile since losing the presidency to Donald Trump in November, although she was sometimes spotted on hikes with husband Bill Clinton.

Hillary Clinton told a Pennsylvania crowd earlier this month she was "ready to come out of the woods," and work to help Americans find common ground.