cross-referenced news and research resources about

 Virginia Senator James Webb logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube

updated Fri. March 11, 2022

The Senate confirmed Bridenstine Thursday on a 50-49 party-line vote after two wavering Republicans — Marco Rubio of Florida and Jeff Flake of Arizona ... McCurdy suggested Bridenstine follow the lead of one of NASA's most noted administrators: James Webb, the one-time congressional aide and ...
Northrop Grumman is also under scrutiny because of integration problems with NASA's $8 billion James Webb Space Telescope that has pushed its launch date from October 2018 to May 2020, ... More recently, she was Democratic staff director for the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Instead, he acknowledges that he thought he was in trouble for the first time since a Senate match in 1990 against the Republican who was then serving Hawaii's 1st ... with Sen. Jim Webb to rework the GI Bill for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee.
NASA announced another slip in the launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) today. Last fall the date slipped from ... grew from there. In 2010, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, then chair of the Senate appropriations subcommittee that funds NASA, directed NASA to conduct an independent review.
Last week, 61 U.S. representatives signed a letter urging Senate leadership to confirm Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Oklahoma, as NASA administrator. His nomination has been held up since September 2017. Meanwhile, NASA is in the midst of its longest gap in permanent leadership in the agency's history.
So that requires a Senate committee to first screen the candidate, and vote on whether they want that candidate to be heard by the entire Senate. And then the Senate needs to vote ... The shortest confirmation time was just 15 days, for James Webb back in 1961, he added. (The average appointment time is ...

Jim Webb as he considers a 2016 presidential bid, a Webb spokesperson confirmed on Tuesday. “She's been helping and advising him,” Webb spokesperson Jessica Vanden Berg said. Todd previously served as the communications director for Webb's 2006 Senate campaign in Virginia. She is not ...
The US Senate on Thursday confirmed Jim Bridenstine, a Republican Congress member from Oklahoma, to be the next administrator of NASA. The post ... NASA will be launching hugely important missions in the coming years, including the long-delayed and far over-budget James Webb Space Telescope.
In particular, he faced stiff opposition from Senate Democrats, led by Senator Bill Nelson (D–FL), and several Republicans against whom Bridenstine had ... The agency's troubled astrophysics division has seen its landmark mission, the $8 billion James Webb Space Telescope, pushed back once again, ...
Donald Trump's nominee for NASA administrator was approved by a Senate committee last week, on a 14–13 vote. The result ... And some previous NASA chiefs held other White House jobs prior to their nomination (like James Webb, NASA administrator from 1961 to 1968—he had previously served as ...
Donald Trump's nominee for NASA administrator was approved by a Senate committee last week, on a 14–13 vote. The result ... And some previous NASA chiefs held other White House jobs prior to their nomination (like James Webb, NASA administrator from 1961 to 1968—he had previously served as ...
This could mean continuing work on the James Webb Space Telescope, which has undergone months of testing at Johnson Space Center in Houston in ... This week, after lawmakers failed to break a deadlock over federal protections for young, undocumented immigrants, Senate Democrats and some ...
They kept Jim Webb and Martin O'Malley from even getting a toehold in the race. They employed dirty tricks and unfair ... He has lost races for the U.S. House, the U.S. Senate, and twice he has lost races for Ohio attorney general, though he also won that race once. He has been out of Ohio, distant and ...
When he announced his candidacy for Senator Jeff Flake's Senate seat, Evan McMullin, a moral voice of mainstream conservatism marginalized today in ... He was right about China, for instance, and other writers like former Senator from Virginia and former Secretary of the Navy Jim Webb and former ...
And then you ask somebody to follow it with basically a chair and a studio," said Josh Holmes, a former chief of staff to Senate Majority Leader Mitch ... Sen. Jim Webb's (D-Va.) response to President George W. Bush's 2007 address sought to illustrate a Democratic Party unified against the war in Iraq.
Last week the House met only in pro forma sessions (no legislative action) and the Senate conducted legislative business only on Wednesday, ... On Wednesday, NASA will hold a media briefing at Johnson Space Center (JSC) about the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) whose optical system ...
Jim Bridenstine faced criticism on a wide range of issues from Democratic members of the Senate Commerce Committee during a Nov. 1 hearing ... It has also been pointed out that James Webb and Sean O'Keefe, both considered successful NASA administrators, also did not have a technical background.

The Senate has stalled for weeks over Trump's pick to lead Nasa, the Republican congressman Jim Bridenstine. ... Missions like the James Webb Space Telescope remain works in progress, and next summer the agency will launch a new Mars lander, to study the planet's interior, as well as a car-sized ...
After Senators were unable to agree on a budget plan—even a temporary one—on Friday, most government branches closed their doors until a ... In 2013, NASA was also testing a bevy of instruments for the James Webb Space Telescope and the already budget-strapped agency had to halt the testing ...
But an expected Senate vote Monday afternoon to end the shutdown moved the issue back to the House of Representatives for concurrence. ... NASA's $8.8 billion James Webb Space Telescope, scheduled for launch in 2019, is NASA's most expensive science project, a high-priority mission that was ...
In the aftermath of Brazile's bombshell, Sen. ... Sen. Jim Webb, and ex-Rhode Island Gov. ... All the way back in 2013, every female Democratic senator — including Warren — signed a letter urging Clinton to run for president.
Last week, the Senate Commerce Committee voted to favorably ... Paine met James Webb, the administrator of NASA, and found they got along ...
Warner won election and re-election to the Senate; Tim Kaine won Webb's Senate seat in 2012, and was tapped as the vice presidential ...
Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., will have his Senate nomination hearing on ... most successful NASA administrator ever was a guy named Jim Webb.
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA). Credit: Murray's Senate website. Murray's ... James Webb (1961-1968), often cited as the most effective NASA ...
He used to be the United States Senator from Virginia, having run against ... August 11 of 2006 in his campaign against insurgent Democrat Jim Webb. ... Allen ran for Senate again in 2012 but was defeated by former Virginia ...
As the Senate begins a debate Thursday on the budget, Schumer says he ... Democratic presidential candidates Jim Webb and John Edwards, ...
Both of Florida's U.S. senators turned thumbs down on the pick. ... even longer with a campaign in the U.S. Senate to block Trump's choice. ... He wouldn't be the first NASA administrator to lack those credentials; James Webb, ...
"I got a great deal of admiration and affection for Sen. Sanders," former Sen. Jim Webb said in an Oct. 2015 Democratic presidential-primary debate, ... getting support among many congressional Democrats, some in the party ...
Senate Republicans should look past Rubio and Nelson's myopic arguments ... James Webb — the second administrator (and most historically ...
Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, .... Jim Webb, whose moderate to conservative viewpoints didn't quite fit in ...
Senate Republicans should look past Rubio and Nelson's myopic arguments ... James Webb — the second administrator (and most historically ...
Bill Nelson, the top Democrat on the Senate Commerce, Science, and ... James Webb, who led NASA through its early years, was an attorney, ...
"Of course, the nomination must go through the Senate confirmation ... James Webb, for instance, was an attorney and business director before ...
the state's senior senator and ranking member of the Senate ... One of NASA's most famous administrators, James Webb, also had no space ...
Tied up in health-care negotiations, the Senate did not. ... He mentioned the company's work on the James Webb space telescope, a “potential ...
The House and Senate are in recess until September 5 (except for pro ... including the James Webb Space Telescope, which is being tested in ...
Jim Webb, are considering White House bids ... U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) arrives for votes on the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in ...
So, why not run for governor or the Senate, rather than president? ... a Jim Webb or Lincoln Chafee, doomed to inhabit extreme ends of the ...
As chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), he has a profound ..... $533.7 million for James Webb Space Telescope (same as request).
As chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), he has a profound ..... $533.7 million for James Webb Space Telescope (same as request).
It doesn't matter if you're a war hero or a senator or a vice ... of James Comey last month before the Senate Intelligence Committee. ... see this eclipse," astronomer James Webb at Florida International University told AFP.
Blake Farenthold on Monday blamed "some female senators from the ... editor, James Webb, who was upset after Cilley accused him of bribery.
The Senate appropriations bill increases funds for the Space ... science divisions and the development of the James Webb Space Telescope.
As the top Democrat on the Senate's governmental affairs committee, ... Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the governmental affairs committee, has declined to sign on to some of McCaskill's efforts. ... Jim Webb (D-Va.) ...
And there are the singular figures, like Senate Majority Leader Mitch ... Jim Webb pushing Senate leaders to suspend votes on health care ...
In the lead up to the Congressional budget markups, advocacy efforts ... of STSci, in addition to the Missions Directors of Hubble, James Webb Space ... The House and Senate have yet to pass budget resolutions which does ...
Jim Webb speaks in Baltimore in June 2015 where he announced his ... the alumni association to rescind an honor given to former Sen. ... James Webb because of his decades-old essay questioning the ... He said he is "deeply proud" of the contributions he made as secretary of the Navy and a senator ...
... may get a Senate confirmation hearing as early as next week. ... James Webb, who led NASA during the Mercury, Gemini, and initial Apollo ...
There will be a gaggle of them - congressmen, senators, governors, celebrities; they will have to rent out the Superdome for the first debate. ... Lincoln Chafee and former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb in the 2016 Democratic race.


news and opinion



         james webb

US Senator:
         alan cranston
         arlen specter
         barack obama
         barbara boxer
         barbara mikulski
         ben nelson
         bernie sanders
         byron l. dorgan
         charles schumer
         chuck hagel
         daniel akaka
         daniel moynihan
         david vitter
         debbie stabenow
         dennis deconcini
         dick durbin
         donald w. riegle
         elizabeth dole
         evan bayh
         frank lautenberg
         gary hart
         gaylord nelson
         george allen
         george voinovich
         gordon smith
         harry reid
         jack reed
         james inhofe
         james webb
         jay rockefeller
         jeff merkley
         jesse helms
         jim bunning
         jim demint
         jim talent
         john cornyn
         john thune
         jon corzine
         jon kyl
         jon tester
         judd gregg
         keating five
         kent conrad
         kit bond
         larry craig
         lincoln chafee
         malcolm wallop
         mary l. landrieu
         max baucus
         max cleland
         mel martinez
         mike crapo
         norm coleman
         paul sarbanes
         pete domenici
         prescott bush
         richard durbin
         robert dole
         robert f. bennett
         roland burris
         ron wyden
         russ feingold
         sam nunn
         saxby chambliss
         susan m. collins
         ted kennedy
         ted stevens
         thad cochran
         tom coburn
         zell miller

cross-references for
james webb:

Sen. Jim Webb