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  •  Event is set for this Friday..... (4.00)
    Representative Ed Markey is hosting.

    Story does not list the location of the event. However, reference is made to a Tuesday Globe story and a post on the DCCC site. Cyndi Roy of Massachusetts Democrats is quoted in the story.

    Apparently this is a high-priced event. The cited Globe story says that invitations were asking for donors to give or raise $30,000 for the Texas campaign.

    Murtha had already been planning a visit to a cancer center in Boston named after the late Rep. Joe Moakley. Murtha has been active in his/our district promoting initiatives aimed at cancer research.

    We look forward to hearing your vision, so we can more better do our job.
    -Your Preznut, 9/20

    by Big Nit Attack on Wed Nov 30, 2005 at 10:11:20 PM PST

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    •  Thanks for the detailed info (none)
      Incidentally, I actually met Moakley and Markey at the Capitol, obviously years ago. It was with a group called the Science Coalition, which advocates for continued funding of basic scientific research.

      Well, I definitely don't have $30K lying around, so maybe I'll hunt down the Moakley cancer center, or see if I can sneak in.

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