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Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington Wednesday as President Barack Obama delivered a speech on health care to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

GOP congressman sorry for 'you lie' outburst during Obama speech

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WASHINGTON - In an extraordinary breach of congressional decorum, a Republican lawmaker shouted "You lie!" at President Barack Obama during his speech to Congress on Wednesday.


Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., tried to call Obama to apologize in person but ended up speaking to White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel.

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