Teresa Heinz Kerry (search) says she doesn't regret any of the remarks she's made during the campaign season, although she concedes that some of her comments didn't always come out exactly the way she intended.

"I have not said very much at all except people repeat it but what I have said, I meant to say," Heinz Kerry said Tuesday during an appearance on the daytime talk show "The View."

The outspoken wife of Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry (search), who told a reporter this summer to "shove it" after sayintial race "because he's an optimist, because he likes ideas, he likes complexity."

She said her husband is decisive, even if he sometimes spends too much time deliberating.

"Anybody who went to war and stayed alive and protected a whole bunch of men and they stayed alive can do well," she said. "He maybe deliberates a little longer than he likes, but deliberation is not a sin in a complex world, I don't think. And he does take action and he does believe in public service."

She concluded by saying, "If I had to be in a foxhole, I'd like to be with John Kerry."