Rep. John Murtha Dead

mPennsylvania Rep. John Murtha has passed away today. The Congressman died of complications after gallbladder surgery. No stranger to controversy, Murtha was known as one of the ” kings of pork” — but also for his critism of the Iraq War. He was also the first Vietnam War  combat veteran to be elected in Congress. Congressman Murtha was 77 years old.

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