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Gordon Brown apologises for 'bigoted woman' comment

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Prime Minister Gordon Brown has apologised after being caught on microphone describing a voter he had just spoken to in Rochdale as a "bigoted woman".

After being played the recording on Radio 2's Jeremy Vine show, Mr Brown said he "apologised profusely" and would apologise to Gillian Duffy personally.

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