13 October 2004: Aerospace workers hear congressional candidate, The Citizen
"[Richard] Morrison said the first phase of President Bush's back to the moon and onward to Mars did not get properly funded. Politicians and bureaucrats are putting NASA at risk, said Morrison, adding that six shuttle flights a year until 2010 is "impossible." "That's unsafe and that's not a realistic time schedule," Morrison said. "We must put the scientists and engineers back in control."
10 October 2004: Race doesn't reflect NASA, exploration, Orlando Sentinel
"Jason Furman, an economic-policy director for the Kerry campaign, said the senator is supportive of continued exploration -- and is open to the idea of spending more money on the space program -- but thinks Bush's plan is too expensive and shortchanges some worthwhile NASA programs. "John Kerry believes the space program has made really important contributions, both to our knowledge about the world and the universe and also has been very important to the economy," Furman said. "Space exploration, and NASA in particular, will be very important to him."