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Jul 21, 2011 Articles

Washington, Jul 21, 2011 - A US Congress panel on Thursday rejected a proposal to cut off all aid to Pakistan but lawmakers and a military officer urged renewed pressure over the war partner’s relations with Islamic militants.

Jul 13, 2011 Articles

Washington, Jul 13, 2011 - At a National Journal conference on Wednesday, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., discussed his vision for spurring innovation while addressing the deficit. "Obviously innovation has to play a role because that's wealth creation," Rohrabacher said.

Jun 22, 2011 Articles

Washington, Jun 22, 2011 - This week, the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on legislation that will overturn 200 years of legal precedent, destroy constitutional protections afforded inventors and innovators, hurt our economy, and reward big banks. Yet some people have the temerity to claim that the bill — H.R.

Jun 21, 2011 Articles

Washington, Jun 21, 2011 - The America Invents Act, and a similar bill in the Senate, have been introduced to “reform” our patent system. Both bills, however, weaken our unique U.S. system by forcing our country to “harmonize” U.S. patent standards downward to the level of the weaker systems in Europe and Asia.

May 17, 2011 Articles

Washington, May 17, 2011 - China's top military leader and a group of officers are set to visit sensitive U.S. military bases this week, in exchanges that defense and congressional officials say run counter to a 2000 law designed to limit such exchanges from bolstering Beijing's arms buildup.

May 5, 2011 Articles

Washington, May 5, 2011 - US Representative Dana Rohrabacher is threatening to end his strong legislative support for Taiwan as a result of Chunghwa Telecom’s (CHT) decision to terminate satellite services for “pro--democracy” channel New Tang Dynasty Television (NTDTV).

Mar 30, 2011 Articles

Washington, Mar 30, 2011 - The former home congressional district of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama ranks dead last in the United States for “healthy behavior,” according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released this month.

Mar 2, 2011 Articles

Washington, Mar 2, 2011 - NASA chief Charlie Bolden visited Capitol Hill today (March 2) to defend the space agency's 2012 budget request against detractors in Congress who said it didn't adhere closely enough to the plans they approved last year.

Feb 15, 2011 Articles

Washington, Feb 15, 2011 - The Obama administration will cancel shortwave radio broadcasts by Voice of America into China this year, as Beijing is expanding its propaganda operations in the United States and around the world.