04/26/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Hutchinson: Perry Put Me In Tough Spot

JUSTIN, Texas -- Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison offered what appeared to be her first acknowledgment that Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has done some damage to her bid to unseat him by successfully casting her as a Washington insider.

Trailing in the polls with less than a week before the March 2 primary, Hutchison assessed the state of her campaign and Perry's anti-Washington tactics to The Associated Press on Tuesday.

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