Walter Jones, congressman who worked to atone for his Iraq war vote, is dead at 76

Raleigh News & Observer - 02-10


Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr., an Eastern North Carolina congressman who made it his mission to atone for his vote sending U.S. troops into Iraq in the early 2000s, died Sunday on his 76th birthday. Jones, like his father, served his district for nearly a quarter-century.