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Joe Wilson Speaks About 'Liar' Outburst; Obama Accepts Apology

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Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) talked to the press about his outburst at Obama during last night's joint session of Congress. 

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Since the outburst, angered Americans have raised nearly $150,000 $450,000 for his opponent Rob Miller. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she considered gaveling the congressman out of order "but decided against calling out the South Carolina Republican in front of a national audience," according to Politico. Some wingnuts are trying to argue that Wilson's outburst was provoked by the stress of having four kids in the military.

Senator Arlen Specter has called for the censure of Wilson.

Obama said he has accepted Wilson's apology: "I'm a big believer that we all make mistakes."

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SC Gop Rep. Joe Wilson Apologizes for Heckling President Obama

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South Carolina GOP Rep. Joe Wilson issued an apology last night for shouting "You lie" at Obama during a joint session of Congress convened to hear a speech on health care by the President.

Said Wilson: "This evening I let my emotions get the best of me when listening to the President's remarks regarding the coverage of illegal immigrants in the health care bill. While I disagree with the President's statement, my comments were inappropriate and regrettable. I extend sincere apologies to the President for this lack of civility."

Rachel Maddow has the report, AFTER THE JUMP...

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