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After serving almost exactly 36 years in the United States Congress, Rep. John Murtha of Pennsylvania has died. He had been in intensive care following gall bladder surgery. He was the first Vietnam War veteran elected to Congress. (continued)
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Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.), a decorated Marine and critic of the Iraq war, says Bush’s military leaders have no credibility when it comes to their pronouncements about progress in Iraq.
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