April 2, 1992
ACT UP member Bob Rafsky confronts candidate Bill Clinton at a New York City fundraiser. Rafsky (quoting from Vito Russo): "We're not dying of AIDS as much as we are dying of 11 years of government neglect."
Clinton replies: "I feel your pain."
Bob Rafsky ZAPS candidate Clinton
"I feel your pain..."__
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|Two days later, April 4, candidate Clinton meets with members of ACT UP and other activists to discuss his AIDS policies and agrees to make a major AIDS policy speech, to have people with HIV speak to the Democratic Convention, and to sign onto the UAA's (United for AIDS Action) five point plan.|