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Walter B. Jones, maverick GOP congressman, dead at 76

5 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Rep. Walter B. Jones, a 24-year veteran of Congress who built a record of maverick conservatism, passed away Sunday at the age of 76. Mr. Jones represented eastern North Carolina, regularly turning aside GOP primary challenges then winning overwhelmingly in the general election. He was known on Capitol Hill for having voted for the 2002...
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Longtime North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones Dies At 76

Longtime North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones Dies At 76

5 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

"Congressman Jones was a man of the people. With a kind heart and the courage of his convictions, he dedicated his life to serving his Savior and to standing up for Americans who needed a voice. He was a champion for our men and women in uniform and their families, always mindful of their service and sacrifice." Jones' office said in a statement posted to the congressman's website.
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NC Rep. Walter Jones dies at 76

NC Rep. Walter Jones dies at 76

5 monthes ago   |   By WYFF

North Carolina Rep. Walter B. Jones died at the age of 76 in Greenville, North Carolina on Sunday afternoon, weeks after entering hospice.
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Congressman Walter Jones Jr. of North Carolina dies at 76

5 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

Republican U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr. of North Carolina, a once-fervent supporter of the 2003 invasion of Iraq who later became an outspoken Republican critic of the war, has died at 76.
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