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Friday, November 18, 2005
Murtha update
"John Wayne" Murtha is on Hardball right now kicking ass and taking names. ...

Update: It starts. According to Roll Call:
GOP Lawmakers Float Ethics Probe of Murtha
By John Bresnahan
Roll Call Staff
Friday, Nov. 18

Republican lawmakers say that ties between Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) and his brother’s lobbying firm, KSA Consulting, may warrant investigation by the House ethics committee.

They didn't even waste time, with one congressman shrugging his shoulders and saying Murtha "put himself on the front lines" by criticizing the Bush administration's Iraq policy. Here we go...

Tags: , Middle East, War, Murtha, Foreign Policy

Also, in case you haven't read it, here's the Christopher Dickey piece again.

Are they cowards, too, Ms. Schmidt? The Pentagon is drawing up plans to draw down U.S. forces in Iraq.

Here's the AP version of the House shenanigans, with video. With 28 votes outstanding at nearly 10 p.m., the vote on the phony resolution is tied at 203 with six Republicans crossing over.
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