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17 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Rep. Forbes: More cuts will undermine U.S. security

U.S. Representative Randy Forbes sits in an F-35 Lightning II Cockpit Demonstrator at the Lockheed Martin Center for Innovation in Suffolk Tuesday, April 22, 2014 as Tony Stutts, a retired Air Force F-16 pilot who works for Lockheed Martin, gives instructions.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

F-35 strike fighter is focus of demonstration

In coming years, the F-35 will be a common sight in the skies over Hampton Roads , based on the program's planned track.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chesapeake, VA, US Military, US Navy, US Marine Corps, Norfolk, VA

Point of View

Clemency for Drug Offenders?

Nonviolent drug convicts who have served long sentences could leave prison sooner, as President Barack Obama plans to consider additional clemency applications, Attorney General Eric Holder says.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Eric Holder, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Roll Call

Retirements Open Door for New Virginia Candidates

Virginia's proximity to Capitol Hill makes a seat in Congress a desirable landing spot for politicians in the Old Dominion State.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, James Moran, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, 2012 Presidential Election

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Politico

Obama's Asia pivot: A work in progress

The Marine Corps is beefing up its deployments to Guam and Australia. The Navy is sending more ships to Japan.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US Navy, Travel, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel, Manila, Philippines Travel, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Modeling and simulation: An industry at a crossroads?

That assessment, from the CEO of an area "mod-sim" firm, was echoed in various ways this week at the MODSIM World Conference in Hampton, which brought together 380 representatives from the industry, government and academia.

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Related Topix: Hampton, VA, Norfolk, VA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Portsmouth, VA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

National Journal

House Barely Passes Ryan's Budget, With 12 Republicans Voting No

The House on Thursday narrowly passed Rep. Paul Ryan's Republican budget, which includes $5.1 trillion in spending cuts over 10 years without closing tax loopholes, as Ryan and other GOP leaders averted a potentially embarrassing defeat on the bill because of party defections.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Jon Runyan, Frank LoBiondo, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Justin Amash, Representative Rick Crawford

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

House passes Ryan budget with big cuts

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., goes before the House Rules Committee for final work on his budget to fund the government in fiscal year 2015, at the Capitol in Washington, in this April 7, 2014 file photo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Medicaid, Health, Democrat, Robert Scott, Chris Van Hollen

The Hill

Defectors rise on Ryan budget

More than 10 Republicans are expected to reject Rep. Paul Ryan's budget blueprint, and many others remain undecided.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Ron Paul, Eric Cantor, Jack Kingston

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Breitbart.com

Air Force Takes Action Against the Bible in - Missing Man' Display

The United States Air Force made pre-emptive strike against a memorial display in a Patrick AFB dining hall last week that has landed commanders in hot water.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Air Force Academy, CO, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Free Republic

Do Gay Rights Trump Religious Rights? Supreme Court Won't...

That's the rule of law in New Mexico after the U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to consider whether a wedding photographer was within her rights when she refused to film a gay couple's commitment ceremony.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court, Wedding, Photography, Arts, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Power Line

The Blackwood letter

Catherine Blackwood is counted as a success in the statistics touted by the Obama administration as it continues to peddle Obamacare.

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

Tue Apr 01, 2014

National Review Online

China's Military Capabilites Are Growing and We're Not Keeping Up

In The National Interest , Rep. J. Randy Forbes and Elbridge Colby of the Center for a New American Security warn that the U.S. is losing its military edge over China .

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

Free Republic

US Air Force Airbrushes Religious Liberty Again

Fox News reported a few weeks ago about how the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., removed a Bible verse from a cadet's personal whiteboard.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Air Force Academy, CO, Colorado Springs, CO, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Army, United States Military Academy

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Real risks to Virginia coast

The Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico four years ago killed 11 workers; decimated populations of birds, mammals, fish, turtles and other species; idled the fishing and tourism industry; fouled hundreds of miles of coastline, including beach and wetlands; suffocated fragile coral reefs; and caused long-term damage to the populations of ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia Beach, VA, Offshore Drilling

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Heritage Foundation

Pacific Space Age: Implications for the United States

Competing powers China and Japan are vying for prominence in the Asia-Pacific region as each country pursues development of its space program.

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Related Topix: Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Experts, lawmakers question credentials of Mahan shooting suspect

More questions are being raised about Temporary Worker Identification Credentials in the wake of Monday's shooting at Naval Station Norfolk.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Norfolk, VA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Drugs

Military Officer

New Bills of Interest

The House and Senate recently introduced several important bills on TRICARE, the commissary benefit, and modernizing the VA.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Healthcare Law, Law, Michael Burgess, Max Baucus

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Heritage Foundation

Defense Cuts Leaving the U.S. Navy Toothless?

Earlier this month, the Obama administration released the annual FY2015 budget request for the Department of Defense.

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Related Topix: US Navy, Department of Defense, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Carriers Truman and Bush hold family reunion | Hampton Roads Recon

Last July, the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman left Naval Station Norfolk for the Middle East.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, US Military, US Navy, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

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