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FBI: Man Threatened to Kill Senator Patty Murray

Suspect, 64, angry over health reform

(Newser) - A 64-year-old man in Washington state is under arrest after repeatedly making death threats to Democratic Senator Patty Murray because of health care reform, says the FBI. Among the messages attributed to Charles Alan Wilson: "I hope you realize there's a target on your back now ... Kill the [expletive]...

Tea Partier Wants Wash. Dem Hung
 Tea Partier 
 Wants Wash. 
 Dem Hung 
FRONTIER JUSTICE FOR PATTY MURRAY

Tea Partier Wants Wash. Dem Hung

Lonesome Dove treatment for Sen. Patty Murray

(Newser) - One woman at a weekend Tea Party gathering in eastern Washington state invoked frontier justice in suggesting how fellow audience members ought to treat Sen. Patty Murray, a Democrat seen as vulnerable in November’s elections. “How many of you have watched the movie Lonesome Dove?” asked the woman,...

5 More GOP Routes to a Senate Majority

These shaky Dem incumbents could be next to make the GOP's day

(Newser) - The decision by Indiana Senator Evan Bayh not to seek reelection has put 10 Democratic seats—and the majority—firmly in reach of Republicans in the upcoming election. Politico looks at 5 most likely to make the job easier for the GOP:
  • Arkansas: Blanche Lincoln trailed a likely GOP challenger
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VA 'Lying About Vet Suicides'
VA 'Lying
About Vet
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VA 'Lying About Vet Suicides'

It's 12,000 attempts a year, not 790, says secret email

(Newser) - A Democratic senator is calling for the resignation of the Veterans Administration mental health chief, accusing him of deliberately hiding the truth about suicide attempts among US veterans, the Dallas Morning News reports. A secret agency email put the number of suicide attempts at 12,000 a year—not the...

Stunned Boeing Presses USAF to Explain Choice

Scheduled debriefing not soon enough for jilted company

(Newser) - Boeing is calling for an “immediate debriefing” on the Air Force's choice of a foreign company to build its fuel tankers, Bloomberg reports. The selection of Airbus and Northrop Grumman is to be the subject of a scheduled March 12 meeting, but Boeing says that isn’t protocol. “...

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