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How can someone run for Congress - or any office, for that matter - and duck positions on controversial issues? "That's what a number of us are wondering here in Western Pennsylvania," says businessman Tim Bums, Republican nominee in the special election for the seat of the late Rep. John Murtha (D.-Pa.). With a month to go before voters in the Keystone State's 12th District fill the seat that Murtha held from 1974 until his death last year, conservative GOPer Bums is trying to smoke out the positions of the Democratic candidate, Murtha's former top aide, Mark Critiz.
Burns vs. Critz Anonymous Human Events; Apr 19, 2010; 66, 14; Docstoc pg. 3 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.
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