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WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- "President Obama's deep disdain for Pennsylvania has been a matter of record for some time.
Congressman Gave Veterans a "Strong Voice on Capitol Hill" WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki mourned the loss of Rep. John P. Murtha, Chairman of the House Appropriations' subcommittee on defense and a champion of the Nation's Veterans.
PITTSBURGH, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), made the following statement on the death yesterday of Congressman John P. Murtha, 77, (D-PA-12) after complications with gallbladder surgery.
By Shawn Piatek, Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Aug. 6--WINDBER -- Windber Medical Center on Tuesday showed off its latest technology at the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center to the husband of the facility's namesake. U.S. Rep.
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of Democrats in the House of Representatives on Wednesday called for at least $10 billion in additional funds to help the U.S. Army rebuild resources depleted by the Iraq war, now in its fourth year. In a letter to President George W.
By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a vote charged with election-year politics, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed a symbolic resolution that wrapped the Iraq conflict into the war on terrorism and rejected a deadline for U.S. troop withdrawal.
By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Capping two days of impassioned debate on an unpopular war, a leading critic of President George W. Bush's policy erupted in anger on Friday at Republicans who talked about pursuing the fight in Iraq. Rep.
By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. John Murtha, an outspoken opponent of the war in Iraq, unexpectedly announced on Friday he will run for the No. 2 leadership post in the U.S. House of Representatives if Democrats regain control of that chamber in elections this fall.
By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The civilian death toll in an incident involving American troops in Iraq last year could be about 24, a U.S. congressman said on Friday, noting that a Pentagon probe into whether the troops are criminally responsible for the killings is not yet complete.
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