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Schrock & Awe

Reported by Nancy - August 31, 2004 -

(Sorry, but this story just begged for that title)

Representative Ed Schrock (R-VA) -- one of the House's most conservative members -- has quit his re-election campaign amid rumors that he is gay. Schrock, a retired Navy officer & Vietnam vet, is married & has voted for legislation to ban gay marriages.

This story was posted on CNN on Tuesday, August 31, 2004 : 1:48 AM EDT (0548 GMT)
http://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/08/31/virginia.congressman/index.html

It was updated on MSNBC at 12:17 p.m. ET Aug. 31, 2004
http://msnbc.msn.com/id/5870077/

The story on Fox's website is dated Tuesday, August 31, 2004 but is not time-stamped. It is identical to the AP story dated 08/31/04 05:39 EDT
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,130716,00.html

A GoogleNews search at 4:45pm (EDT) today (8/31) resulted in 336 hits for this story.

So let's see whether Fox News Channel gives Schrock the McGreevey treatment.