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Cain jokes: Is Anita Hill 'going to endorse me?'

Herman Cain joked about the possibility of Anita Hill endorsing him at a campaign event on Thursday. 

A Fox News camera caught Cain joking about his sexual harassment allegations at the event, in Kalamazoo, Mich.

A clip that first aired on "Special Report With Bret Baeir" shows Cain in the middle of a raucous crowd of supporters when someone makes a comment about Anita Hill. The substance of the comment was drowned out by applause in the room, but it had the candidate doubled over with laughter.

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“Is she going to endorse me?” Cain asked, smiling.

In 1991, Anita Hill accused then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, and Cain has at times compared the allegations to his own situation.

“It’s probably not politically correct to say but, you know, I didn’t take a political correct class, so I’m going to say it,” Cain continued. “I’ve been through hell.”

The crowd erupted over these remarks, before Cain finished: “Now here’s the good news — it didn’t kill me or slow us down one bit.”

On Thursday, the Cain campaign announced that it had raised more than $9 million since Oct. 1, with more than $2 million coming in the last 10 days as his battle over sexual harassment allegations has intensified.

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