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WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday took the rare step of passing – largely along party lines – a disciplinary measure against Rep. Joe Wilson for his “You lie!” yell at President Barack Obama as he addressed Congress. Inside: Watch the U.S. House debate and Wilson’s remarks.
Rep. Bob Inglis of South Carolina became the first Republican lawmaker Tuesday to make a public appeal to U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson to apologize to his House colleagues for yelling “you lie!” at President Barack Obama as he addressed Congress.
State prosecutors blocked the release Tuesday of autopsy results on a Yale graduate student whose body was found hidden in a wall in her lab building, reasoning that they could hinder their investigation, the Connecticut medical examiner said.
The state’s initial attempt to award a multi-million contract to develop a centralized, web-based database collection system for payday lenders has been temporarily suspended, due to a protest.