The DCCC is having a bit of fun with the latest e-newsletter sent by Republican Tim Burns, the party's pick to run for the seat vacated by the death of Rep. John P. Murtha, D-Johnstown. Promoting his candidacy to supporters this week, Burns advertised himself as "Republican Candidate for US Congress in Pennsylvania District 20." Too bad Pennsylvania only has 19 congressional districts. Burns is running in the 12th. He should try to memorize that one.

"It's almost like Tim Burns is going out of his way to prove he's clueless and out of touch with Western Pennsylvania," DCCC spokesman Shripal Shah wrote in an email.

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