INTERNATIONAL PIRACY TOP FIVE COUNTRIES UNVEILED IN WASHINGTON
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks at a press conference held by the Congressional International Piracy Caucus to unveil the top five countries on its 2007 Priority Watch List, in Washington on May 17, 2007. Russia, China, Malaysia, Mexico and Canada topped the list. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
Members of Congress say they've urged NASA to spare planetary science funding and resist pressures to make disproportionate cuts to the science budget.
At least four Democrats in tough re-election fights said they will join Republicans in voting to hold U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress.
China and the United States have a mutual interest in resolving conflict on the Korean peninsula, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., says.
Rules for U.S. federal lawmakers forbid corporate financing to senators, but the same rules don't hold for senators' families, a report says.
Lawmakers are slamming new rules requiring background checks for federal employees, which have provoked a lawsuit from NASA scientists.
California is being urged to follow the lead of other states, including Ohio and Texas, in banning lawmakers from putting relatives on campaign payrolls.
To address the growing number of patent disputes, two House Representatives introduced a bill to improve patent litigation in District Courts.
U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales told a House committee Thursday the president could order warrantless wiretaps of domestic communications.
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., says Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi believes the U.S.-funded satellite TV station Alhurra is "a waste of money."
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