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Jun 26, 2008
Washington, Jun 26, 2008 - "I'm glad to see the Supreme Court ruled on the side of honest, law-abiding citizens and their right to defend themselves instead of on the side of the criminals who would prefer to keep those citizens unarmed." Here's a PDF document of the Supreme Court's opinion. In Freedom, Dana
Jun 25, 2008
Washington, Jun 25, 2008 - Hello!  Welcome to my new blog, and my new website. There’s a lot going on in Washington and back home in California and this is a great way for you to keep up to date with me. You’ll have access to videos, photos, my floor speeches and resources available to my constituents.  There are many issues that affect the people of California – war and terrorism, illegal... Read More
Jun 25, 2008
Washington, Jun 25, 2008 - The U.S. Supreme Court again recently rejected President Bush’s policy of holding prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and suspending their rights to habeas corpus — the right to seek their freedom before a judge. Bush has indicated, as he has after similar High Court rulings, to seek some relief from the ruling through legislation. What sort of legislation would you... Read More
Jun 24, 2008
Washington, Jun 24, 2008 - Scott McClellan may not be done testifying before Congress, according to House Democrats with oversight authority. At least one Democratic subcommittee chairman is already preparing to have the former White House press secretary return to the Hill for more testimony about what he saw during his tenure in the Bush White House. Rep. Bill Delahunt (Mass.), a senior... Read More
Jun 23, 2008
Washington, Jun 23, 2008 - A federal appeals court for the first time has rejected the military's designation of a Guantanamo detainee as an enemy combatant. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit overturned as "invalid" a military tribunal's conclusion that prisoner Huzaifa Parhat is an enemy combatant. The court directed the Pentagon either to... Read More
Jun 23, 2008
  Washington, Jun 23, 2008 - (Mr. ROHRABACHER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. ROHRABACHER. Madam Speaker, for 30 years, we have seen the development of new major gas and oil developments in our country thwarted. For 30 years, we have had no new nuclear reactors built in this country to provide us electricity. For 30... Read More
Jun 23, 2008 News
Washington, Jun 23, 2008 - Today, H.R. 4044, the National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Act of 2008, was passed by the House. Rep. Rohrabacher (R-CA) partnered with Rep. Schakowsky (D-IL) to co-author H.R. 4044 to help give National Guardsmen and Reservists a financial helping held hand upon their return from active duty. If a Guardsmen or Reservist is unable to pay debts as a result of being... Read More
Jun 21, 2008
Washington, Jun 21, 2008 - More Members of Congress have had their computers infiltrated by hackers within China than initially suspected, a lawmaker has revealed. Reps. Frank Wolf (R-Va.), Chris Smith (R-N.J.), and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) admitted to having data removed from their Capitol Hill computers last week, but Wolf says there are more. “I’m not at liberty to say who they are, but there are... Read More
Jun 20, 2008
California, Jun 20, 2008 - Thousands of property owners throughout Southern California would be forced to buy flood insurance under a bill to resuscitate the debt-ridden national flood insurance program. If signed into law, HR 3121 would require homeowners living in areas protected by dams, levees and man-made structures to buy insurance from the national program, even if the risk is minimal.... Read More
Jun 12, 2008 News
Washington, Jun 12, 2008 - Congressman Rohrabacher has issued the following statement on today’s 5-4 Supreme Court ruling giving foreign terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay rights to challenge their detention in U.S. civilian courts: “The Supreme Court has spoken and Constitutional rights have been defined. Our government should move forward based on that decision. I would hope this ruling... Read More