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Boeing C-17 poised to survive political turbulence

Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington — Boeing Co.’s C-17 cargo plane, assembled in Long Beach and in a fight for survival in the nation’s Capitol, gained the support of the House on Thursday but faces political head winds in the Senate. It is one of the first budget showdowns between President Obama and Congress. In a victory for the aerospace giant, the House included $2.2 billion for eight more C-17s in a war-spending bill. For the full story click here

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