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Dec 7, 2011 Articles

Washington, Dec 7, 2011 - Republican legislators pressed the Obama administration on Wednesday to remove an Iranian opposition group known as the M.E.K. from its list of terrorist organizations and to do more to resettle about 3,400 members of the group who are confined in a camp in Iraq.

Dec 1, 2011 Articles

Washington, Dec 1, 2011 - Members of Congress clashed Wednesday over continuing to provide money to Iraq as American troops complete their withdrawal by the end of next month.

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-California, portrayed the Iraqis as ungrateful for the American expenditure in lives and treasure.

Dec 1, 2011 Articles

Washington, Dec 1, 2011 - The U.S. House of Representatives today approved legislation -- the National Guard and Reservist Debt Relief Extension Act of 2011 -- Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN-9) authored with Congressman J.

Nov 17, 2011 Articles

Washington, Nov 17, 2011 - A Congressional hearing on Tuesday saw angry Republican lawmakers train their guns on the Obama administration for extending development aid to China – a country that happens to be America’s biggest creditor and one that has been blamed for currency manipulation and unfair trade practices.

Oct 25, 2011 Articles

Washington, Oct 25, 2011 - A senior Pentagon official told a House panel Tuesday the U.S. military deployment to central Africa to combat the Lord’s Resistance Army will last months but vowed it “will not be an open-ended commitment.”

Oct 22, 2011 Articles

Washington, Oct 22, 2011 - By considering a proposal to put filling stations in the sky, NASA is looking to accelerate plans to send astronauts to distant destinations.

Sep 22, 2011 Articles

Washington, Sep 22, 2011 - When NASA recently rolled out their plans for launching the next generation of manned space exploration, the predominate reaction from Republicans and industry insiders was approval, along with complaints about the purported foot dragging by the Obama Administration. Not West Orange County Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA).

Sep 13, 2011 Articles

Washington, Sep 13, 2011 - Two U.S. senators flatly accused the White House of trying to sabotage the nation's human spaceflight program after a newspaper report based on leaked NASA documents said a congressionally mandated heavy-lift rocket, crew capsule and associated infrastructure could cost nearly $63 billion through 2025.

Sep 6, 2011 Articles

Washington, Sep 6, 2011 - The Aug. 24 failure of a Russian Soyuz-U rocket carrying a Progress capsule filled with international space station supplies illustrates, as much as anything else, the tendency of politicians to interpret events in ways that suit their pre-existing agendas. For U.S.

Aug 4, 2011 Articles

Washington, Aug 4, 2011 -
Congressional lawmakers are scrambling to prevent America's international media arm from going off-air in China, arguing that a plan to shift much of its reporting to the Internet won't do much good in a country notorious for its web censors.