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77-year-old Rep. John Murtha Dies

February 8, 2010

A spokesman says Democratic Rep. John Murtha of Pennsylvania, a retired Marine Corp officer who became an outspoken critic of the Iraq war, has died. He was 77. He was the chairman of the House of Representatives defense appropriations subcommittee who exercised enormous influence on defense issues. He succumbed to complications from gall bladder surgery. Murtha, […]