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Murtha's Constituents Weigh In on the War

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Murtha's Constituents Weigh In on the War

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Murtha's Constituents Weigh In on the War

Murtha's Constituents Weigh In on the War

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In a vote of 403 to 3, the House of Representatives defeated a resolution calling for the immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.

The Republican sponsored resolution came a day after Rep. John Murtha (D-PA) announced he now thinks U.S. troops should pull out of Iraq.

While Murtha's comments have created political turmoil in Washington, back in his district his constituents are defending him.