Chris Bowen defends Rudd after Nicola Roxon's 'bastard' broadside

By Judith Ireland
Updated April 19 2018 - 7:57am, first published October 17 2013 - 12:10pm

Labor frontbencher Chris Bowen has called for his colleagues to treat Kevin Rudd with respect, following a stinging broadside from former attorney-general Nicola Roxon, which slammed the former prime minister as a rude ''bastard'' who should quit politics.

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