Oprah Winfrey: 'Level of disrespect' shown to Obama linked to race

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Oprah Winfrey says the "level of disrespect" shown in some criticism of President Obama could be because of his race.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 10, 2012.
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Pyongyang Bible sent to Seoul via U.S. Congress

WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) -- A Bible given to U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., seven years ago in North Korea is headed to Seoul in the hands of a South Korean legislator.
Rep. Wilson hospitalized for viral ailment

Rep. Wilson hospitalized for viral ailment

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., was hospitalized to treat a viral infection but is expected to fully recover, Eric Dell, Wilson's chief of staff, said.
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Sept. 16, 2009

The House of Representatives rebuked U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., for his outburst at U.S. President Barack Obama last week.
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House expected to formally rebuke Wilson

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson's refusal to apologize publicly for heckling the president will likely lead to a formal congressional rebuke, the Speaker's office said.

Sebelius: Immigrant fears a 'red herring'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Concerns that illegal immigrants will receive healthcare benefits under U.S. reform proposals are a "red herring," an Obama administration official says.

Rep. Wilson: Won't apologize to House

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., says he will not apologize to his colleagues for shouting "You lie!" at President Barack Obama in the House chamber last week.

Congressional guardsmen want Kerry apology

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Seventeen National Guard and Reserves veterans in Congress have asked John Kerry to apologize for remarks they see as defaming them and others like them.

Dem's draft lie cares voters

COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- As elections heat up, Americans expect to hear vigorous debates about issues that are important to them. However, recent actions by Democrats in South Carolina
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Parties, pundits precede State of Union

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Behind the delivery of the annual State of the Union address is a burst of paperwork, parties and pundits in Washington, even before the president gets down to business.
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