U.S. representative apologizes for 'tar baby' comment
August 2nd, 2011
01:00 PM ET
3 years ago

U.S. representative apologizes for 'tar baby' comment

Washington (CNN) - A member of Congress has apologized after saying that being associated with President Barack Obama would be similar to touching a "tar baby."

Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colorado, sent a letter to Obama "apologizing for using a term some find insensitive," he said in a statement Monday.

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