Lawmakers apologize to tortured suspect

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Some U.S. congressmen offered apologies to a man who was sent to Syria by the U.S. government and subsequently tortured.

Capitol anti-war protest peaceful

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- About 150 anti-war protesters peacefully filed through U.S. congressional buildings delivering certificates of "Induction into The Hall of Shame."

Chen: Taiwan in fight for justice on U.N.

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- President Chen Shui-bian, during a video conference set up by a U.S. think tank, called Taiwan’s U.N. membership bid “a fight between justice and evil.”

Reps. call for Beijing Olympics boycott

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Eight Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives have co-sponsored a resolution calling for a boycott of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

GOP calls mount for Gonzales ouster

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., has joined a growing list of Republicans calling for the ouster of U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.

Lawmakers send messages with speech guests

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- A number of Washington legislators used their tickets to U.S. President George Bush's State of the Union address to send messages to the administration.

Bush takes flak from GOP on immigration

WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush's proposed immigration reform and border security package is drawing criticism from within his own Republican ranks.

Bush might get cool Orange County welcome

IRVINE, Calif., April 23 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush was reportedly headed for a cool reception by a prominent Republican in Southern California, over the issue of immigration.

Lobbyist sentenced in Florida fraud case

MIAMI, March 29 (UPI) -- Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff was sentenced Wednesday to five years and 10 months in prison for fraud in connection with the purchase of casino ships.

Calif. man arrested in TV show con

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A California man was arrested for allegedly bilking investors out of millions for a non-existent TV show he said was backed by President Bush.

GOP searching for reconstruction funds

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Republican congressmen are searching for ways to pay for U.S. Gulf Coast reconstruction, the bill for which may run to $200 billion.

House approves increase in banking insurance

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. House has approved bipartisan legislation overhauling the federal deposit insurance system.

Oklahoma City bombin hearings halted

WASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) -- Plans by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., for hearings on whether foreign agents were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing have been halted.

Bhutto missile story raises Hill hackles

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's claim that she personally carried North Korean missile plans back to Pakistan raised concerns on Capitol Hill Monday.

A bill on congress' continuity is proposed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., is introducing a bill guaranteeing continuity in Congressional representation without employing temporary lawmakers.
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Dana Rohrabacher

Dana Tyron Rohrabacher (born June 21, 1947) is the U.S. Representative for California's 46th congressional district, and previously the 45th and 42nd, serving since 1989. He is a member of the Republican Party. Rohrabacher's district covers the areas of Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach, Avalon, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Palos Verdes Estates and Rolling Hills Estates as well as portions of Long Beach, Westminster, Santa Ana and San Pedro.

Dana Rohrabacher was born June 21, 1947, in Coronado, California. Rohrabacher has a long history in Orange County. Rohrabacher attended elementary school locally, and during his college years, he lived in Sunset Beach.

Rohrabacher graduated from Palos Verdes High School in Palos Verdes Estates, California, attended Los Angeles Harbor College, and earned a bachelor's degree in history at California State University, Long Beach in 1969. He received his master's degree in American Studies at the University of Southern California. While in graduate school and during the early 1970s, he had a side activity as a folk singer.

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