Richard Shelby, GOP Senator, Seeking Billions For NASA Project, Wants To Build World's Biggest Rocket In Alabama

09/07/2011 11:15 am ET | Updated Nov 07, 2011
  • By Manu Raju Politico

Republican Sen. Richard Shelby has been one of Barack Obama's most persistent critics, accusing the president of putting the country on a road to financial ruin with deficits as far as the eye can see.

But his demands to slash government programs tend to stop at the Alabama state line.

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