Politics Sep 10

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Presidential Heckling Quite Rare, Historian Says

South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson's interruption of President Obama's address to Congress Wednesday night was a rare instance of presidential heckling, but it was not the first. Historian Richard Norton Smith discusses past instances and the context.

Former CIA operative Valerie Plame told a congressional committee Friday that her career ended when a columnist revealed her identity and that she did not recommend her husband for a trip to Niger. The NewsHour provides extended excerpts of her…