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WASHINGTON - Republican Sen. David Vitter calls the Obama administration "reckless" for awarding billions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies for renewable energy projects, including a $528 million loan to a now-bankrupt California solar panel maker. But Vitter was not always so critical of the loan program.
RENO, Nev. - They came from every corner to the Nevada desert to watch the nation's premier air race, a daring competition between speed-hungry pilots that pushed the limits of safety. They all had one thing in common: a deep affection for aviation.