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Navy: New Walter Reed Is to be Navy Hospital

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

In study after study, DoD and outside reviews confirm that a combined military medical command is the most effective and least expensive means to provide health care to the vast military community.

3 New Walter Reed Developments, One Promising for Health Care

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

The New Walter Reed National Military Medical Center must be about caring for the entire military family's wounded and sick. This is the mission to be accomplished.

On July 4th, Avoid the Steele Trap: Separate the War from the Warriors

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Imagine the impact we could create this 4th of July if we invested the same amount of energy spent snarking at Steele into fighting for the troops, veterans, and military families he slighted.

Primary Victory Over Conventional Wisdom

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats had better relish their victory in PA 12 while they can, because this weekend a special election in Hawaii is likely to elect a Republican in a very Democratic district.

Murtha's House Seat Likely To Disappear After Census

Philadelphia Inquirer | Thomas Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The candidate who succeeds the late Rep. John P. Murtha (D., Pa.) in a special election this spring might not want to buy a home in Washington. That'...

Race To Replace Murtha Will Be Highly Competitive

CQ Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. John P. Murtha 's death Monday has undoubtedly left a huge void in the Pennsylvania delegation and the Democratic Caucus, but it also sets up a c...

What's Next For Murtha's Congressional Seat?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After the death of Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) on Monday, what happens to Pennsylvania's 12th district congressional seat? Murtha died Monday at the age...

Congressional Porkers Up to Their Usual Tricks

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

I have taken a quick look at the brand, spanking new 2010 Department of Defense Appropriations Conference Report - the bill with the final say on how much money will be dealt to the Pentagon.

Congressional Ethics Office Closes Inquiry Into Murtha, Dicks and Moran

Roll Call | Jennifer Yachnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Office of Congressional Ethics has closed its investigation into Reps. John Murtha (D-Pa.), Norm Dicks (D-Wash.) and Jim Moran (D-Va.) and their r...

Murtha To Obama: No More Troops

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House defense spending cardinal John Murtha, an early bellwether of congressional opposition to the Iraq war, has made his strongest comments yet oppo...

John Murtha and the Culture of Corruption

Eyck Freymann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eyck Freymann

Murtha is a crook, and if the House Democrats were serious about fighting corruption, they would have expelled him from the caucus when the first definitive corruption stories broke.

Rep. Murtha's Nephew Got Defense Contracts

Washington Post | Carol D. Leonnig and Alice Crites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The headquarters of Murtech, in a low-slung, bland building in a Glen Burnie business park, has its blinds drawn tight and few signs of life. On sever...

Murtha: "If I'm Corrupt, It's Because I Take Care Of My District"

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This city once had a steel-based economy and critics now say it has a John Murtha-based economy but, in what used to be the 11-inch rolling mill of Be...

Murtha Had Nearly $250 In Federal Funding Channeled His Way By Penn. Research Center

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Pennsylvania defense research center regularly consulted with two "handlers" close to Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) as it collected nearly $250 million ...

Feds Raid Firm Tied To Democratic Rep. John Murtha

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The FBI raided the offices of a defense lobbying firm with close ties to Democratic Rep. John Murtha (Penn.), sources tell ABC News. The FBI searched...