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Obama Shames Interrupter: 'Who’s Beeping? You're Feeling Kind of Self-Conscious, Aren't You?'

10:49 AM, Jun 11, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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President Obama stopped in the middle of remarks on immigration to shame someone whose cell phone went off: 

"Who's beeping?" said the president, looking around the room. "You're feeling kind of self-conscious, aren't you?"

The audience laughed.

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