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Michelle Obama getting apology for "large posterior" crack from congressman

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WASHINGTON--Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.) will apologize to First Lady Michelle Obama, Milwaukee radio station WTMJ is reporting on Thursday. Sensenbrenner, Media Bistro reported,was overheard telling a woman the First Lady--who advocates health eating-- "she lectures us on eating right while she has a large posterior herself."

Newsradio 620 WTMJ is reporting Sensenbrenner's spokesman said he will apologize for the comment.

Spokesman Amanda Infield told WTMJ:

Mr. Sensenbrenner was referring to the First Lady's healthy food initiative. He doesn't think the government should be telling Americans what to eat. While he may not agree with all of her initiatives, he plans to contact the First Lady's office to apologize for his comments.

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