House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee Chairman John Murtha, (D-PA) listens to a reporter's question during a news conference with House Appropriations Chairman David Obey (D-WI) on Capitol Hill November 20, 2007 in Washington, DC. Murtha and Obey held the news conference to discuss recent developments in war funding legislation. By Win McNamee/Getty Images.

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