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Joyce Murtha urged to run for late husbands seat

February 12, 2010 Politisite 0

Running for a deceased congressman seat by a spouse has become a tradition over the years, I guess the most famous is the wife of Sonny Bono who died after a tragic skiing accident.  The Pittsburgh-Tribune Review is reporting that Joyce Murtha is being urged to run for her late husband, John Murtha’s seat. Family members, particularly spouses, assuming a late politician's seat is not unusual in American politics. Among […]