Clinton heckled during San Diego speech

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SAN DIEGO -- A heckler interrupted Hillary Clinton as she addressed a large group of doctors at the San Diego Convention Center Sunday.

The former secretary of state was giving the keynote address at the annual gathering of The American Academy of Pediatrics when a man in the audience stood up and sounded an electronic alarm.

After a brief moment of confusion, Clinton ignored the distraction and continued with her speech.

Security escorted the man off the premises.

The disruption came as Clinton was comparing the advances that have been made in early education in health care today to when she was first lady.

“In 1995, health care reform was on life support and instead of working to expand care and coverage, we were fighting to prevent drastic cuts to Medicaid,” Clinton said.

The former first lady also applauded pediatricians’ efforts to advance early learning and language development and reading during infancy.

Clinton has not yet announced whether she will run for president in 2016.

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