Hillary Clinton praises Democrat victories during book tour

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in New York, where she conceded her defeat to Republican Donald Trump after the hard-fought presidential election. A group of election lawyers and data experts have asked Clinton’s campaign to call for a recount of the vote totals in three battleground states, Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, in order to ensure that a cyberattack was not committed to manipulate the totals. There is no evidence that the results were hacked or that electronic voting machines were compromised. The Clinton campaign on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, did not respond to a request for comment as to whether it would petition for a recount before the three states’ fast-approaching deadlines to ask for one.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Hillary Clinton says the wave of Democratic victories in Tuesday's elections showed that "hope beat hate" and that the country is "one step closer to an America that is fairer."

Clinton made the remarks Thursday night in Milwaukee's Riverside Theater where she promoted her new book, entitled "What Happened."

Wisconsin was crucial to President Donald Trump's victory and Clinton has been criticized for failing to visit state last year during the presidential election. Her defeat in Wisconsin was the first time a Democratic presidential candidate lost the state since 1984.

Clinton's stop in Milwaukee came amid revelations from former Democratic National Committee's chairwoman, Donna Brazile, who says in a new book she thought about replacing Clinton with Joe Biden after Clinton fainted in September. Clinton didn't talk about Brazile's comments during the event.

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