In Lawmaker's Outurst, A Rare Breach Of Protocol

By Chris Good

WASHINGTON -- It was a rare breach of the protocol that governs ritualistic events in the Capitol.

In an angry and very audible outburst, Representative Joe Wilson, Republican of South Carolina, interrupted President Obama's speech Wednesday night with a shout of "You lie!"

His eruption -- in response to Mr. Obama's statement that Democratic health proposals would not cover illegal immigrants -- stunned members of both parties in the House chamber...

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