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  • President George W. Bush greets Artie Muller, national executive director of Rolling Thunder, and singer Nancy Sinatra at the White House in May 2004. Mr. Muller and Miss Sinatra will again be part of the Memorial Day Rolling Thunder tribute to veterans. (Associated Press)

    Inside the Beltway: Thunderous applause

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  • "It's about the veterans, the issues, and our country," said Artie Muller, a Vietnam War veteran and Rolling Thunder's national executive director. "It's about those soldiers who are in the hospital, and who have lost a leg or an arm. Somebody has to speak up for them. If we don't keep the pressure on, we will lose in the long run."

    'Thunder' rode, again →

  • For all the smokin' hullabaloo, Mr. Muller says tomorrow's ride is also a political demonstration.

    Bikers to swarm capital to honor vets →

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