Tuesday Mar 4
Daring Mars fly-by in limbo after US Congress hearing
Congress has Mars in its eyes. In the wake of a hearing last week, the US House Committee on Science, Space and Technology has asked NASA to consider a crewed fly-by of the Red Planet in 2021.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
Putin's power grab gets lame response: Our view
GOP Congressman Thinks Putin Is Being "Demonized" In The U.S. - California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher said he doesn't support Russia taking military action in Ukraine, but "that doesn't mean Putin and pro-Russia forces in Ukraine are in the wrong."
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Republicans split on splicing California
Republicans from the Golden State say they are watching conservative venture capitalist Tim Draper's effort with "great interest."
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Dana Rohrabacher: Concerns About Russia are Overblown
Fears that Russia is returning to its Soviet era ways in the wake of the unrest in Ukraine are exaggerated and would not have been shared by former President Ronald Reagan, says Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California, who worked in the Reagan White House.
House panel examines Mars flyby mission
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Sun Feb 23, 2014
Michigan Representative Supports States Rights On Marijuana Policy
In our ongoing effort to chart the attitudes and voting records of Michigan's elected officials, The Compassion Chronicles occasionally published letters sent by legislators to their constituents.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
US interferes in what Ukrainians should decide themselves - Congressman
The Ukrainians should be left alone and allowed to make their own decision regarding the direction their nation wants to go to, says UC congressman Dana Rohrabacher.
National Public Radio
A Republican View: U.S. Military Should Play No Role Syria
Some in Congress believe sending aid to Syria's opposition forces will drag the U.S. into a war it can't win.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
GOP congressman: U.S. should 'sit it out' when it comes to Ukraine
Russia, Germany, France and Poland are working with Ukranian President Viktor Yanukovych and the opposition on a truce, after another round of fierce and deadly clashes further destabilized the already sharply divided Eastern European nation.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Anti-science panel dooms Darwin Day
On this isolated workday for state employees - on Wednesday they stayed home for Lincoln's birthday, Thursday because of the snow, and Monday they celebrate President's Day - we turn our attention to a whimsical piece of legislation offered by Connecticut's Fourth District Congressman James Himes.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Dana Rohrabacher: Front-Line Terrorist Fighter?
It has again become apparent that Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher's loose, tequila-oozing grip on reality does not include a sincere appreciation of U.S. military bravery against terrorists, so it's necessary to remind him of what front-line courage looks like: During a six-hour period at the Battle of Ganjgal in 2009, outnumbered Marine ... (more)
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Marijuana gets a show of support on Capitol Hill
Dozens of marijuana plants sit underneath dim green lights at a growing operation in the mountains surrounding Soquel, Calif., on January 8, 2014.
Should Obama to use his pen to make pot more legal?
Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., questions a witness Tuesday at a House subcommittee hearing to examine the administration's marijuana policy.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Christians face persecution, death around the globe: analysts
Christians around the world are being persecuted, tortured and, in some places, killed because of their faith, analysts and religious rights advocates told a congressional hearing Tuesday.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Qatar's ambassador to US holds meetings with congress m...
WASHINGTON: HE Qatar's Ambassador to the United States of America Mohammad Jahham Al-Kuwari held at the Congress headquarters several meetings with a number of representatives at the US House of Representatives.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
U.S. official: al-Qaeda is 'skilled' in exploiting Iraq
Lawmakers in the House of Representatives gathered to assess the threat of al-Qaeda in Iraq and its offshoot, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , as a new round of bombings rocked Baghdad, killing 33 people.
Industry, FAA at odds over extension of "learning period" ...
When Congress passed the Commercial Space Launch Amendments Act of 2004, one section of the bill restricted the FAA's ability to promulgate regulations regarding the health and safety of spaceflight participants and crews of commercial spacecraft.