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Follow the Money (Murtha) #901887

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 04, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The total amount of Representative John Murtha’s earmarks since 1992 cited.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) Murtha’s earmarks featured; details given about the non-profit Concurrent Technologies in his hometown of Johnstown, Pennsylvania; scenes shown of an exchange between Representatives Jeff Flake and Pete Visclosky about whether Murtha’s Center for Instrumented Critical Infrastructure actually exists; FBI undercover video of Murtha bragging about his power in 1980 shown. [Taxpayers for Common Sense Ryan ALEXANDER†- says every private entity that received an earmark gave him a campaign contribution.] [Citizens Against Government Waste Leslie PAIGE†- comments on White House efforts to close Murtha’s National Drug Intelligence Center.]

Couric, Katie;
Attkisson, Sharyl

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