Monday, February 8, 2010

Congressman John Murtha Dies

The Huffington Post is reporting that Pennsylvania Congressman John Murtha died this afternoon from complications of recent surgery.

First elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in February of 1974, Murtha dedicated his life to serving his country both in the military and in the halls of Congress. A former Marine, he became the first Vietnam War combat Veteran elected to the U.S. Congress.

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