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United States

17 September 2008

Philadelphia Inquirer, Editorial

If U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Murphy (D., Pa.) had not served as an Army captain in Iraq, the Bucks County congressman might be suspected of running scared as he faces a spirited challenge for reelection. It sure looked that way yesterday, when Murphy voted with the National Rifle Association — and against the best interests of cities in his own backyard trying to stem gun violence, including Philadelphia. Murphy was among 85 House Democrats who joined 181 Republicans in... (

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