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Cha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-17-05 07:45 PM
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32. May as well add something
else that happened on Nov 17, 2005 in history..

"Video - War Hawk Rep. Murtha (D-PA) Calls for Immediate Withdrawal
November 17, 2005"

More at..

And to top it off..Congressman Murtha had recommended Dean for Party Chair way back in January, 2005..

"Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) is actively lobbying Democratic National Committee (DNC) delegates to select former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean as their next chairman.

The endorsement of the leading antiwar presidential candidate by one of the Democrats most prominent early supporters of the Iraq invasion signals a rehabilitation of Deans image in the House and greatly increases his prospects of leading the party, many Democratic lawmakers and aides said.

Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) is writing letters in support of Howard Dean.

Several lawmakers said support by the hardscrabble, old-school Vietnam veteran, who endorsed former Rep. Dick Gephardt (D-Mo.) in the presidential primaries, would compel the DNC to take a second look at the firebrand governor and not simply write him off as an extreme avatar of the partys antiwar wing.

At Deans request, Murtha wrote to Pennsylvanias seven delegates to the DNC last week explaining why he is endorsing a candidate with whom he shares so few positions.

I am not with him on all the issues, but he understands the partys problems, what we need to do and how to get there, said Murtha. And he has executive experience. A lot of people in the party dont understand just where we are. We need a change. We need something different.

Fascinating to me now..cause I really like Murtha from just seeing him on tv..
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     - "Out of time"? What's that mean?-- Happy Birthday to Dean!  Kurovski   Nov-17-05 02:47 PM   #21 
  - Happy Birthday Dr. Dean...  Andromeda   Nov-17-05 02:36 AM   #8 
  - And a card to sign....  madfloridian   Nov-17-05 12:08 PM   #9 
  - I got these quotes from a well wisher off  zidzi   Nov-17-05 12:54 PM   #13 
  - Happy birthday Dr. Dean!  newyawker99   Nov-17-05 12:19 PM   #10 
  - Give Dean a B-day gift. Donate to the DNC!  Kurovski   Nov-17-05 12:25 PM   #11 
  - I just sent Dean a birthday greeting..  zidzi   Nov-17-05 12:28 PM   #12 
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  - Imagine that kid growing  zidzi   Nov-17-05 02:31 PM   #20 
  - Happy B'day, Howard Dean!  ananda   Nov-17-05 01:28 PM   #15 
  - Happy birthday, Howard!!  klook   Nov-17-05 01:50 PM   #16 
  - Nov. 17 in history  klook   Nov-17-05 02:26 PM   #18 
  - bush needs to do his "I am not a crook"  zidzi   Nov-17-05 02:29 PM   #19 
  - May as well add something  zidzi   Nov-17-05 07:45 PM   #32 
  - Another sterling example of how one person can make a difference  RazzleDazzle   Nov-17-05 03:19 PM   #22 
  - Happy birthday Dr Dean!  Lugnut   Nov-17-05 03:42 PM   #23 
  - I just saw that tribute to Dean..  zidzi   Nov-17-05 03:45 PM   #24 
  - That was a different time, a different goal...but we are flexible.  madfloridian   Nov-17-05 03:59 PM   #25 
     - That's got to be one of the  zidzi   Nov-17-05 04:08 PM   #26 
  - I'm proud to share birthdays with Dr. Dean  PlanetBev   Nov-17-05 04:27 PM   #27 
  - Happy Birthday, PlanetBev!  zidzi   Nov-17-05 04:31 PM   #28 
  - Happy Birthday, Dr. Dean!  David Zephyr   Nov-17-05 04:32 PM   #29 
  - Here you go.  madfloridian   Nov-17-05 05:14 PM   #30 
  - Happy Birthday Doc!  realFedUp   Nov-17-05 06:19 PM   #31 

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