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DENVER (CBS4) – Republican candidate for governor Tom Tancredo says he’s not sorry he used an obscene gesture towards a man at a campaign event.

Tancredo told CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd that if he becomes governor he’s not going to be giving people the middle finger at the Capitol, but he has no regrets about the incident caught on tape.

Emotions were already running high at a rally to recall Democratic state Sen. Evie Hudak when Tancredo showed up and held up his middle finger.

“You have to understand how this happened,” Tancredo told Boyd.

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He went to the rally to help petitioners when he says a Hudak supporter began following him with a camera.

“I wasn’t speaking to him. I was walking back to the vehicle with two ladies next to me and he yells, ‘Get (expletive),’ “ Tancredo said. “And he comes…

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