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CNN's live feed of Pope Francis' Thursday address to a joint session of Congress picked up audio of a woman saying she would "take my shoe off and throw it at his head" just before the pontiff entered the House chamber.
CNN's Don Lemon asked Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton during a radio interview Wednesday morning whether she started "birther" rumors about President Barack Obama during their bitter 2008 election battle.