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Sunday Jul 20 | Burnt Orange Report

Republicans Block Congressman Pete Gallego's Efforts to Expand VA Healthcare

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives shut down an effort by Texas congressman Pete Gallego to expand VA facilities around the country.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Burnt Orange Report

Federal Fundraising Roundup: Pete Gallego Out-Raises Will Hurd and has over 5:1 COH Advantage

For federal races, candidates must report on their fundraising every quarter, meaning every three months.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, Ruben Hinojosa, US Senate, John Cornyn, Solomon Ortiz, Texas

El Paso Times

Congress turns down Rep. Gallego's motion for additional VA facilities

The Congress today turned down by 12 votes a measure to add or expand 26 Veterans Health Administration facilities across the country.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Beto O'Rourke

Wed Jul 16, 2014

National Public Radio

In The Voice Of A Border District, A Story Of The Immigration Crisis

Rep. Pete Gallego of Texas represents a district that sprawls for 800 miles along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Burnt Orange Report

More Facts on How CD-23 Republican Candidate Will Hurd will Hurt Texas Veterans

After the false ad the Koch brothers released last week attacking CD-23 Congressman Pete Gallego's record on veterans issues, details came to light on how Gallego's opponent, Republican Will Hurd, has a budget plan that would decimate services for veterans.

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

Mon Jul 14, 2014

National Review Online

How Do You Defend Inaction in the Face of a Crisis?' You Don't, Sir.

Until now, the politics of immigration have been seen as a no-lose proposition for President Obama and the Democrats.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Burnt Orange Report

CD-23 Republican Candidate Will Hurd Wants to Slash Benefits for Texas Veterans

The Koch brothers may have tried to push false attacks against CD-23 Congressman Pete Gallego's record on veterans' issues, but it turns out the candidate who's really going to hurt veterans is Republican Will Hurd.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

MyHighPlains.com

Texas Democrats Say GOP Stalling Aided Immigrant Influx

Border Democrats are pushing back against GOP colleagues in the U.S. House who have said current White House policies are responsible for the swell of Central American migrants breaching the Texas border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Filemon Vela, Democrat, Lamar Smith

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Washington Post

Obama defends not visiting Texas border, saying he's 'not interested in photo ops'

President Obama on Wednesday forcefully defended his decision not to visit the Texas border with Mexico to view a burgeoning humanitarian crisis, saying he's "not interested in photo ops" and challenging Congress to give him new authority to respond to the situation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Representative Filemon Vela, Texas

The Washington Post

The border crisis is a no-win situation for Obama. Herea s proof.

Unaccompanied migrant children are shown at a Department of Health and Human Services facility in South Texas in this handout photo courtesy of the office of Rep. Henry Cuellar taken within the past two weeks and released June 12. Democratic Texas Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Immigration Reform, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

Tue Jul 08, 2014

El Paso Times

Borderland has mixed reaction to President Obama's immigration proposal

A $3.7-billion proposal by President Barack Obama to address the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America coming to the U.S. has caused mixed reactions in the Borderland.

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Related Topix: Prison, El Paso, TX, US Politics, Representative Beto O'Rourke, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Burnt Orange Report

Koch Brothers Ad Against Rep. Pete Gallego Pulled from Television for Falseness

Concerned Veterans for America, a front group funded by the New York City conservative billionaire Koch brothers, took to the television sets of southwest Texas and San Antonio in an attempt to purposefully mislead on incumbent Democratic Congressman Pete Gallego's record on veterans issues.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Bureaucrats Almost Booted One of America's Best Teachers Out of the Country - Accidentally

The border town of Presidio, Texas is small, relatively isolated and poor - and D.C. bureaucrats almost took away one of the best things about the town.

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Related Topix: Presidio, TX, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Jul 05, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Joaquin Castro and wife say 'I do' again

Actress Eva Longoria speaks with Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, at an event launching The Latino Victory Project, a Latino political action committee, at the National Press Club in Washington, Monday, May 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joaquin Castro, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Charles Gonzalez, Texas, Nancy Pelosi

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Business Journal

Cyber-force upgrade will add 1,100 jobs in San Antonio

The Department of Defense has rolled out a plan to beef up its cybersecurity force that will add more than 1,100 new positions at Joint Base San Antonio.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Jul 01, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Congress hears of Hu zar artistry

Most visitors who pass through Mission San JosA© each day will notice the painstakingly-crafted Rose Window and faA ade carved into the west wall of the chapel there.

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Off the Kuff

Mayor Parker discusses her possible political future again

After making a rousing speech at the TDP convention, Mayor Annise Parker talked about some possible paths she could take for a future statewide campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joaquin Castro, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Representative Marc Veasey, Texas

Roll Call

Democrats Work to Mitigate VA Scandal as Political Issue

Begich has had to tackle the veterans affairs scandal as he seeks a second term in Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Senator Mark Begich, Life, Veteran Affairs, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US House of Representatives

Wed Jun 25, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Air Force to add up to 1,400 jobs to S.A. cyber mission

The Air Force said Wednesday it would dramatically expand its cyber mission in San Antonio, relocating up to 1,440 troops and civilian workers to the city this fall.

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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