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Follow the Money (Murtha & Earmarks) #929360

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 20, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) Representative John Murtha's control of taxpayer dollars & how he backs earmark projects for companies that donated to his campaign featured; specifics outlined on screen; details given of the FBI raids on companies linked to Murtha & what a defense contractor said about the routing of the money to him in Murtha's state of Pennsylvania. [Taxpayers for Common Sense Steve ELLIS†- suggests Murtha crossed the line & committed a shakedown, but legality is a tricky thing.] [MURTHA - says we decide where it goes.]

Couric, Katie;
Attkisson, Sharyl

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