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Thursday Aug 14 | Courthouse News Service

Fees Denied to Foes of Texas Voter ID Law

Opponents of Texas' Voter ID law will not recover attorneys' fees because their court challenge did not stop the law from taking effect, a federal judge ruled.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Hill

Dems criticize 'lawless' Texas militias

In a letter to Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, the lawmakers warn that the presence of the vigilantes - many clad in military-style fatigues and carrying assault rifles - will only exacerbate the problems facing authorities as they try to manage the wave of child migrants who have crossed into the state in recent months.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, Texas Government, Representative Beto O'Rourke, US News, Representative Filemon Vela, Texas, US House of Representatives, Ruben Hinojosa, Democrat

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Hill

Bipartisan group headed to Texas border

A bipartisan group of lawmakers representing both the House and Senate are set to launch the long August recess with a trip to the southern border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas, Susan Collins, Steny Hoyer, Senator Angus King

Wed Jul 30, 2014

ABC News

Boehner v. Obama: House Approves Resolution to Sue President

In a partisan vote that marks a new escalation in the Republican confrontation with President Obama , the House of Representatives approved a resolution to authorize Speaker John Boehner to initiate litigation against the president.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden, Democrat, Adam Schiff

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey Introduces Legislation to Protect Victims of Notario Fraud

On Monday, July 28, 2014, Congressman Marc Veasey unveiled H.R. 5228, the Notario Victim Relief Act to assist immigrants who have been victims of fraudulent immigration practices.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

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