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2010-05-17 05:05:00

WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- "President Obama's deep disdain for Pennsylvania has been a matter of record for some time.

2010-02-10 13:35:00

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.

2010-02-09 09:08:00

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.

2008-08-06 06:00:46

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.

2006-07-26 15:57:40

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.

2006-06-16 11:18:46

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.

2006-06-16 09:52:05

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.

2006-06-09 17:22:09

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.

2006-05-19 16:34:13

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.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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