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House committee chairman urges NASA to make 'flyby' Mars mission

House committee chairman urges NASA to make 'flyby' Mars mission

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith asked NASA to consider sending a manned 'flyby' Mars mission as early as 2021.
Ananth Baliga
The Issue: Should marijuana be regulated like alcohol?

The Issue: Should marijuana be regulated like alcohol?

A domino effect driven by more available information is expanding acceptance of and support for reform the U.S. marijuana policy, whether for medical or adult recreational use.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
House sends Senate spending bill without Obamacare funding

House sends Senate spending bill without Obamacare funding

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- With a government shutdown looming, the Republican-controlled U.S. House early Sunday sent the Senate a stopgap spending bill that would defund Obamacare.
Hastert 'majority of the majority' rule wielded in immigration debate

Hastert 'majority of the majority' rule wielded in immigration debate

The unofficial rule of not bringing up a bill for a vote in the U.S. House unless a majority of the majority party supports it -- the so-called Hastert rule -- has pushed to the fore recently as a coterie of Republicans say they want the tradition invoked concerning any immigration reform legislation.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

California conservative congressman defends state pot laws in Congress

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., said he believes his pro-marijuana bill may be gaining steam in Congress as more states approve its use in some manner.
Obama agenda group targets 'climate denier' lawmakers

Obama agenda group targets 'climate denier' lawmakers

WASHINGTON, April 26 (UPI) -- A group formed to back President Barack Obama's political agenda has begun a campaign to challenge U.S. lawmakers who reject the science behind climate change.
The Issue: Discord between state, federal marijuana laws just crazy

The Issue: Discord between state, federal marijuana laws just crazy

Is the grass turning greener for marijuana laws in the United States?
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Washington should embrace the 1997 U.N. Convention on Transboundary Rivers

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- Global water supplies create an increasing problem for growing population and the agriculture need to feed the additional people.
JOHN C.K. DALY, UPI Outside View Commentator

GOP: Obama lying on Benghazi

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., Thursday accused the White House and President Obama of lying about the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

U.S. lawmaker clashes with Iraqi premier

BAGHDAD, June 12 (UPI) -- A California congressman's visit to Iraq has sparked a diplomatic spat and U.S. disavowal of his statements.

Asteroid impacts subject of Congress bill

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Congress is considering a bill to establish a commission to study the threat of an asteroid collision with Earth and how to prepare for it, lawmakers say.

GOP members want border agents freed

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. House Republicans Wednesday asked the president to commute the sentences of two Border Patrol agents convicted of shooting a drug-smuggling suspect.

Will domestic drilling decrease prices?

THE DALLES, Ore., May 23 (UPI) -- A day after oil prices topped $130 a barrel for the first time in history, U.S. lawmakers debated Thursday whether increased production at home would lower prices at the pump.
ROSALIE WESTENSKOW, UPI Correspondent

Congress wants Iraq to repay U.S. expenses

WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- Iraqis would be forced to pay for U.S. efforts in their country directly or via loans from the United States if any of at least five similar pieces of legislation introduced on Capitol Hill this month is approved.
BEN LANDO, UPI Energy Editor

Analysis: Iraq a target for U.S. spending

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- The head of the Senate Armed Services Committee wants U.S. auditors to investigate the Iraqi government's spending on reconstruction as both U.S. and Iraqi funds in the rebuilding effort came under fire on Capitol Hill this week.
BEN LANDO, UPI Energy Editor
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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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