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They Were Saying Boo-urns

Media Matters enjoys some post-election gloating over the defeat of teabagger Tim Burns, which came despite relentless promotion by virtually every talking head on Fox News.

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Rep. John Murtha (D-PA) Dies At 77

Outspoken Iraq war critic Rep. John Murtha (D-PA) has died of gallbladder surgery complications at the age of 77. Murtha represented western Pennsylvania for 18 terms. Murtha voted in 2002 to authorize President George W. Bush to use military force in Iraq, but Murtha’s growing frustration over the administration’s handling of the war prompted him in November 2005 to call …

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