Washington, May 20, 2009 - MSNBC “Hardball” host Chris Matthews used personal attacks against a Congressman and accused the GOP of being anti-science on his May 20 program
Washington, May 15, 2009 - Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington — Boeing Co.'s C-17 cargo plane, assembled in Long Beach and in a fight for survival in the nation's Capitol, gained the support of the House on Thursday but faces political head winds in the Senate. It is one of the first budget showdowns between President Obama and Congress.
Washington, May 11, 2009 - President Barack Obama's plan to redirect federal funds to the southwest border could mean Orange County stands to lose nearly $6.5 million in funds to house illegal immigrants with criminal convictions – while the state could lose $110 million.
Washington, May 7, 2009 - President Barack Obama on Thursday recommended ending production of the Long Beach-built Boeing C-17.
His proposed $3.7 trillion budget includes $91 million to shut down the military airlifter's production line, which employs more than 5,000 people in Long Beach.
Washington, May 5, 2009 - President Barack Obama's Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan has appealed to Congress to approve pending legislation to provide Pakistan with billions of dollars in military and non-military aid.
Washington, Apr 30, 2009 - U.S. congressional committees have examined the problem of maritime piracy and steps the U.S. and other countries are taking to deal with it. Captain Richard Phillips, who was held for five days by pirates off the coast of Somalia, testified before a Senate panel, while U.S. officials appeared before a House committee.
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Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's (CA-46) response to a recent report by the Department of Homeland Security about "rightwing extremism," in the United States:
Washington, Apr 6, 2009 - Two major military aircraft programs that support thousands of Southern California jobs - including Boeing's Long Beach-based C-17 line - could lose their funding if Congress supports Pentagon budget priorities announced Monday.