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2010-05-25 18:12:00

WASHINGTON, May 25 Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks this afternoon at a Congressional awards reception for the National Breast Cancer Coalition's (NBCC) Annual Advocacy Training Conference in the Russell Senate Office Building.

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.

2008-12-03 11:06:00

Award is a Record Eighth for Congressional Quarterly WASHINGTON, Dec.

2008-11-05 03:00:02

Democrats were poised Tuesday to gain another 20 U.S. House seats to add to their majority. Democrats, who collected 30 seats in 2006 to reclaim the lower chamber, would become the first party in about 50 years to win at least 20 seats in back-to-back elections, the Los Angeles Times reported.

2008-09-30 06:00:10

By Richard Wolf, Kathy Kiely, Fredreka Schouten and John Fritze WASHINGTON -- When President Bush came on television at 7:35 a.m. Monday to urge passage of a $700 billion Wall Street rescue plan, fellow Republicans working out in the House gymnasium jeered his remarks.

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.


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