Joe Wilson's Challenger Rakes in $200K

'You lie!' outburst pays off for SC Republican's Dem foe
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 10, 2009 1:17 PM CDT
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Rep. Joe Wilson has apologized for his outburst during President Obama’s speech last night, but the South Carolina Republican can’t take back the money flowing into his Democratic opponent’s coffers, CNN reports. Rob Miller has pocketed $200,000 since Wilson cried “You lie,” and Internet-savvy Dem fundraisers are funneling donations to his campaign. Miller called out his opponent last night for “engaging in childish name-calling and disrespecting our commander-in-chief.”