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    Lockheed Martin Corp. security personnel guard the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, a workhorse aircraft for the Navy, Air Force and Marines, which received the funding President Obama requested, as well as $465 million for an alternate engine the Pentagon does not want. (Associated Press)


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    Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray speaks to an aid before speaking in front of the Baptist MinistersÕ Convention at Johnson Memorial Baptist Church in Southeast, Washington, D.C., Monday, March 24, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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    FILE - In this May 21, 2010 file photo, a van drives past the Thomson Correctional Center in Thomson, Ill. The federal Bureau of Prisons has allocated nearly $54 million to begin opening the prison in the northwest part of Illinois. Fully activating the prison that the state sold to the federal government is expected to take two years. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)


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    **FILE** Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Washington Republican, is seen here Jan. 28, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)


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    Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, center, arrives to speak in front of the Baptist MinistersÕ Convention at Johnson Memorial Baptist Church in Southeast, Washington, D.C., Monday, March 24, 2014. Also pictured is Mayoral Candidate and Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6), second from left. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)



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    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius defends President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act, as she answers questions from Republican members of the House Ways and Means Committee during its review of President Obama’s budget requests, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)




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