February 13, 2010 6:00 AM

Washington state lawmaker ascends to powerful funding post

Over the past 30 years, Rep. Norm Dicks has been in the middle of virtually every of the nation's major defense funding controversies — from increasing military pay after the Vietnam War to the B-2 stealth bomber, and from the MX missile to replacing the Air Force's C-5 cargo plane with a modified Boeing 747.

Related content

Suggested for you



Politics & Government Videos