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2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

House members headed to Asia for talks on trade, security

A congressional delegation plans a 10 day trip to Asia and the Pacific region, starting Friday, for talks with key leaders in Japan, South Korea, and China.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Representative Tulsi Gabbard, Mac Thornberry, Representative Kristi Noem

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Budget cuts could reduce F-35 orders for four years

The Pentagon will cut 17 of the 343 F-35 fighters it plans to buy from Lockheed Martin in fiscal 2016 through 2019 unless Congress repeals automatic budget cuts, according to a new Defense Department report.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, US Military, US Air Force

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Politico

House lawmakers advocate for Lockheed in budget battle - Deadline...

LOCKHEED VS. BOEING: "The U.S. Navy's 'unfunded priorities' request for 22 more Boeing-built EA-18G Growlers has set off an industry scramble for limited cash, and Lockheed has been meeting with lawmakers who focus on armed services and appropriations to tout its own F-35 Lightning II," reports POLITICO's Leigh Munsil.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, John Larson, Democrat

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Washington Examiner

Lawmakers urge Jack Lew, John Kerry to stop U.S. purchases of Russian helicopters

The effort to rally opposition to Russia n company Rosoboronexport , which the Pentagon is procuring Mi-17 helicopters from for the Afghan National Security Forces, was led by Reps.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Jack Kingston

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

US Officials: We Might Cut Off PA

American legislators have expressed disappointment with Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas's latest gambit applying for membership in United Nations organizations as the "state of Palestine."

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Mar 25, 2014

News Max

Funding Sought for Irish Scholarships as European Ties Loosen

Some members of Congress are calling for restoration of funding for the George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program, a prestigious study and exchange program to benefit U.S.-Irish relations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Nita Lowey, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maine, Republican

Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Huffington Post

Geraldine Ferraro's Daughter Says Her Mother Would Have Loved The 'Gutsy' Wendy Davis

Donna Zaccaro, documentarian and daughter of Geraldine Ferraro, stopped by HuffPost Live Thursday to discuss her upcoming film about her mother's journey from an impoverished childhood to eventually becoming the first female vice presidential candidate in a major political party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Representative Michele Bachmann, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Reuters

U.S. lawmakers urge end to Pentagon contracts with Russian firm

U.S. lawmakers who oppose the Pentagon's dealings with Russia's state-owned arms exporting firm are using Moscow's intervention in Ukraine to press the argument that contracts with Rosoboronexport should end.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

Star-Telegram.com

Kay Granger says women are making their mark in defense industry

U.S. Rep. Kay Granger has a theory about why Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has made progress fixing problems in its F-35 program: There are now some women in charge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas

Tue Mar 18, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Lockheed Martin delivers KC-130 J

The KC-130J Acceptance Ceremony is held at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

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