Hillary Clinton: “This loss hurt”

Presumed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens during a town hall style campaign event, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at South Church in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (AP file)
Presumed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens during a town hall style campaign event, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at South Church in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (AP file)

UPDATE 11:50 a.m. – Hillary Clinton delivered what is expected to be her final remarks of the presidential election after a devastating loss to Donald Trump.

She’s urging her supporters to accept the results, saying they owe Trump an “open mind” and a “chance to lead.” She says American democracy depends on “peaceful transition of power.”

Speaking to supporters Wednesday at a New York hotel, Clinton said the campaign has been “one of the greatest honors” of her life. She describes the outcome as “painful,” but says the effort was not about her but “the country we love.”

Clinton took the stage to sustained applause.

Ashen-faced aides sat in the front row as supporters in the audience sobbed at the emotional event.

*This post has been updated to reflect a time change for the speech.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will address supporters at 10:30 a.m.

Clinton had been widely expected to become the nation’s 45th president and first woman president, but she lost in a stunning upset to Republican Donald Trump.

You can watch her speech live on 6 News or online here.

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