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Construction Workers are working to meet the July 2011 deadline on Boeing's Final Assembly Building which will be home to the second 787 Dreamliner final assembly and delivery facility on June 16, 2011 in Charleston, SC. The building is the size of 10.5 football fields and can house two 787 Dreamliners wingtip to wingtip. Boeing will be able to deliver three airplanes per month. (Jeremy Lock/Special to The Washington Times)

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President and CEO Bryan S. Derreberry with the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce discusses the positive influence that Boeing brings to the Charleston, SC. community on June 16, 2011 at his office in Charleston, SC.(Jeremy Lock/Special to The Washington Times)

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Boeing employee's work in the 787 Dreamliners Aft Body Assembly building on June 16, 2011 in Charleston, SC. The new Final Assembly Building will be home to the second 787 Dreamliner final assembly and delivery facility. The building is the size of 10.5 football fields and can house two 787 Dreamliners wingtip to wingtip. Boeing will be able to deliver three airplanes per month. (Jeremy Lock/Special to The Washington Times)

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Account Manager/Recruiter Jack L. Beabout with Dunhill Staffing Systems, discusses the positive influence that Boeing brings to the Charleston, SC. community on June 16, 2011 at his office in Mount Pleasant, SC. Dunhill Staffing Systems is a recruiting firm that places professionals with companies for jobs. Boeing is one of those companies. (Jeremy Lock/Special to The Washington Times)

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Boeing employees work in the 787 Dreamliner aft-body-assembly building on Thursday, June 16, 2011, in Charleston, S.C. The building is the size of 10.5 football fields and can house two 787 Dreamliners wingtip to wingtip. Boeing will be able to deliver three airplanes per month. (Jeremy Lock/Special to The Washington Times)

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President of Dunhill Staffing Systems, Neil G. Whitman discusses the positive influence that Boeing brings to the Charleston, SC. community on June 16, 2011 at his office in Mount Pleasant, SC. Dunhill Staffing Systems is a recruiting firm that places professionals with companies for jobs. Boeing is one of those companies. (Jeremy Lock/Special to The Washington Times)

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Boeing Tool Service employee's Kelly Gates and Christian Moraga from Everett WA. are preparing locations in the Final Assembly Building to set up tools on June 16, 2011 in Charleston, SC. In July 2011 construction is to be completed on Boeing's Final Assembly Building which will be home to the second 787 Dreamliner final assembly and delivery facility. The building is the size of 10.5 football fields and can house two 787 Dreamliners wingtip to wingtip. Boeing will be able to deliver three airplanes per month. (Jeremy Lock/Special to The Washington Times)

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Illustration: Boeing labor

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U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, South Carolina Republican, criticizes Democrats and the NLRB for siding with Boeing unions in a labor grievance about locating an aircraft plant in South Carolina. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS "This kind of interference is inappropriate," said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid about GOP pressure on the NLRB regarding Boeing's plan for a South Carolina plant.

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** FILE ** An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 is pushed back from a gate at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Washington state in June 2009. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

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**FILE** A model of the Boeing 747-8 aircraft is on display at the Asian Aerospace Expo and Congress 2011 in Hong Kong on March 8, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Illustration: Boeing v. EADS by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

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FILE - This April 20, 2010 file photo shows the bay of a modified Boeing 747SP jetliner containing the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) telescope at a NASA Dryden Flight Research Center test facility in Palmdale, Calif. The U.S.-German infrared observatory has flown its inaugural science flight, a mission to better understand how stars form. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

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** FILE ** A turbine engine and part of the wing are visible from a window of the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner with an installed interior in February 2010 at the production plant in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

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** FILE ** A turbine engine and part of the wing are visible from the window of the first Boeing 787 with the interior installed at the production plant in Everett, Wash., in February 2010. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)

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The U.S.-chartered maroon-and-white Boeing 767-200 believed to be carrying candidates for a 14-person spy swap as part of the largest spy swap since the Cold War is about to land at Vienna's Schwechat airport on Friday, July 9, 2010. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

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President Obama, right, with Boeing President, Chairman and CEO Jim McNerney, Jr., center, and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, left, speaks about exports, jobs, and the economy, Wednesday, July 7, 2010, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama, right, with Boeing President, Chairman and CEO Jim McNerney, Jr., center, and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, left, speaks about exports, jobs and the economy on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama stands with Boeing President, Chairman and CEO Jim McNerney, Jr., right, and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, as he speaks about exports, jobs and the economy on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)