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4 hrs ago | ABC News

Sunday on a This Weeka : The Latest on the Threat from ISIS

This Sunday, House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul , R-Texas, discusses the latest on the threat from ISIS and the execution of American journalist James Foley, only on "This Week."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Journalism, Representative Donna Edwards, Democrat

9 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Gary Sinise, Paul Ryan on 'Face the Nation'

Actor Gary Sinise will be a guest Sunday on CBS' 'Face the Nation.' He was the honorary starter for the Daytona 500 this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Lacy Clay, Democrat, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Mac Thornberry, Texas, Entertainment, Television

13 hrs ago | ABC News

The Note: Rick Perry on the Road Again

RICK PERRY IS ON TO NEW HAMPSHIRE: Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been defiant in the face of his recent indictment, and he's taking laps around the nation's major political destinations.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, South Carolina, Representative Donna Edwards, Democrat, Mitt Romney

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Skift

Houston Hospitals Decry Restrictions on Wealthy Medical Tourists

Yes, the TSA may be hassling potential patients, but Houston and other U.S. medical tourism destinations are also dealing with competition from other destinations with advanced medical care.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Texas

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Medical tourists

The Texas Medical Center photographed on Thursday, May 23, 2013, in Houston. Texas Children's Hospital is in the foreground.

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Related Topix: Texas Children's Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Fri Aug 08, 2014

National Journal

How the Massacre of Religious Minorities Is Driving U.S. Action in Iraq

The Obama administration and Republican lawmakers alike are calling for U.S. protection of religious groups threatened by Islamic militants.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate

Washington Times

Democrats applaud Obamaa s airstrikes in Iraq

Democratic leaders rallied behind President Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes against Islamic terrorists in Iraq, applauding him for imposing limits on military action and vowing not to send U.S. troops back into Iraq.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Terrorism

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Hill

Down $38M, but he's likely still the richest lawmaker in Congress

Though he saw his minimum net worth fall more than $38 million in 2012, Rep. Darrell Issa , still had at least $392 million in assets, according to federal disclosure forms.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Darrell Issa

Fri Aug 01, 2014

JD Supra

House Passes Three Bipartisan Cybersecurity Bills to Protect Critical Infrastructure

On July 28, 2014, the House of Representatives passed three bills aimed at enhancing the cybersecurity efforts of the Department of Homeland Security in certain critical infrastructure sectors , including the energy sector : 1 entities and critical infrastructure owners and operators to perform numerous cybersecurity improvement tasks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, Representative Patrick Meehan, Representative Yvette Clarke

Roll Call

Conservatives Warm to New Border Package

A House GOP aide familiar with negotiations told CQ Roll Call the plan being discussed inside this morning's closed-door House GOP conference meeting will include changes to the 2008 trafficking law that resemble language in legislation introduced recently by Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Carter, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Robert Aderholt, Steve King

Thu Jul 31, 2014

National Review Online

Fear of Hispanic Voters Undermines GOP Opposition to Obama's Orders

House Republicans who don't want to vote for a border package that includes legislative language targeting President Obama's executive orders were pretty candid about their reasons during a special conference meeting Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Federal Computer Week

House formally authorizes CBP for first time

On July 23, the House voted to require Customs and Border Protection to take a comprehensive look at a troubled port security program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Candice Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sheila Jackson-Lee

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CNN

Tensions prompt Cold War fears

Deadly violence, ongoing tensions and the deliberate downing of a passenger airplane .

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Air Accidents

DFW Catholic

Texas Bishops Ask Lawmakers for 'Time, Resources,...

Here is a letter sent last week by the bishops of Texas to US Representative Michael McCaul?regarding the situation of refugee children at the US-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

JD Supra

Capital Thinking: Cybersecurity

This week, the House will consider four pieces of cybersecurity legislation on the floor including the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act , Critical Infrastructure Research and Development Advancement Act , Homeland Security Cybersecurity Boots-on-the-Ground Act , and Safe and Secure Federal Websites Act of 2014 .

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Darrell Issa

Tue Jul 29, 2014

National Review Online

House Border Package Won't Address Executive Orders, but Stand-Alone Bill Might

House Republicans won't use the border crisis legislation to take a swipe at President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, but a bill "defunding it" might get a stand-alone vote.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Representative Aaron Schock, Representative Cynthia Lummis, Marsha Blackburn

Breitbart.com

Fear Of Inaction Drives GOP Acceptance Of Border Bill

The bill doesn't touch President Obama's "deferred" prosecution of illegal alien minors, or his threats to expand the program to as many as 6 million people, but House Republicans now appear to have firmly concluded they must pass something before they head home to face constituents for a five-week summer break.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Representative John Fleming, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner

The Raw Story

Border security will run out of funding by September as gridlock in Congress continues

Border security will probably suffer if Congress fails to act on President Barack Obama's request for extra money to cope with the explosion of child migrants into the U.S. Southwest, lawmakers and congressional aides warned on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Prison, Senator Tom Carper, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

Government Executive

House Approves Stronger Cyber Protections for Critical infrastructure

If you use an iPhone or iPad, your photos, web history, and GPS logs are vulnerable to theft and surveillance via back-door protocols running on all iOS devices.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Meehan, Representative Yvette Clarke, Democrat

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Politico

Big week in House on border crisis

House Republicans fear the backlash. They know their summer will be long if they cannot pass a bill to deal with the influx of migrant children at the Texas-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Carter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Representative Bill Flores

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