04/05/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Emanuel Steps Up His Apology After 'Retarded' Comment

Washington Wire reported earlier today that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel privately apologized last week to the Special Olympics after the Journal reported that he used the word "retarded" in a derogatory manner.

But advocates for people with disabilities didn't think that apology, coming in a phone call to Special Olympics head Tim Shriver, was enough.

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