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Emanuel Apologizes To Arab-Americans For Father's Remark

Obama's incoming chief-of-staff, Rahm Emanuel, apologized to an Arab-American group for his father's line when asked about his loyalties: "What is he, an Arab?"

"Today, Rep. Emanuel called Mary Rose Oakar, President of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, apologized on behalf of his family and offered to meet with representatives of the Arab-American community at an appropriate time in the future," said an Emanuel spokesman, Nick Papas.

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