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Bill Young gives F-22s the ole college try

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From the Buzz: As futile an exercise as it may be, Congressman C.W. Bill Young put up a fight today for funding for F-22 fighter jets. The Pinellas County Republican had this to say after a floor speech by defense appropriations chairman John Murtha, who has agreed to follow the Senate and drop the $1.7s billion for seven more aircraft. “Our soldiers tell us that, ‘We’ll go anywhere, we’ll fight whatever battle we’re told to fight, but please make sure…

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