Texas Delegation Speaks on Border Crisis
President Obama spent Thursday in Austin, where he called on Texas Republicans to help pass $3.7 billion in emergency spending to address the crisis on the border.
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Issa's Last Ditch Effort to Eliminate Saturday Mail Delivery Falls Short
A Republican lawmaker made a final stand this week to strike down legislative language requiring mail delivery six days per week, but his efforts ultimately fell short.
The Washington Post
House GOP unveils resolution authorizing lawsuit against Obama
House Republicans released a draft of a resolution Thursday evening authorizing litigation against President Obama over executive actions he took to alter the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act.
Meet Jason Reeves, the Guy Guaranteed to Finish at Least Second to Marc Veasey
U.S. Representative Marc Veasey doesn't have a Republican opponent in Congressional District 33, which is made up of gerrymandered swaths of Oak Cliff, Irving and Tarrant County .
Tue Jul 08, 2014
House panel to consider Obama lawsuit
House Republicans will begin formally laying the groundwork next week for their lawsuit against President Barack Obama over his alleged abuses of executive authority by having experts spell out the case against the president.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Ohio Republicans Crusade for Cleveland Convention in 2016
In the fight to host the Republican Convention in 2016, Portman has taken a top role in working to bring the quadrennial confab to Cleveland.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Rep. Sessions: Obama's 'Not Wanted in Texas' for Border Visit
President Barack Obama will attend three fundraisers in Texas next week, but won't be visiting the border to see the illegal immigration crisis for himself because "it would send a bad signal for the president to be seen with these children," Rep. Pete Sessions told Newsmax Saturday.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Clay Jenkins expects fierce debate over immigrant housing plan
Clay Jenkins said Friday that he's bracing for strong opposition against a Dallas County plan to house and care for 2,000 children who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Issa, 32 Lawmakers Demand Obama Deport Illegals Now
Rep. Darrell Issa and 32 other Republican House members sent a letter to President Barack Obama demanding he stop illegal immigration at the border now and to make clear that such migrants would be returned to their countries of origin.
33 House Republicans to Obama: End Deportation Stays for 'Dreamers'
Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., who at one point was said to be writing his own immigration overhaul legislation and this week is at the Texas border DACA doesn't apply to the thousands of children who have crossed the border illegally in recent months, but critics of the Obama policy say it has contributed to a ... (more)
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Republicans propose halting foreign aid until border surge stops
Congressional Republicans are pushing legislation that would halt aid to Mexico and three Central American countries until they take action to stem the flow of children across the border.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
It's Official - Magic Is An Art
Will the famed St. Louis Arch disappear this week? Probably not, but many other mystical happenings are sure to abound as the Society of American Magicians and the International Brotherhood of Magicians hold their combined international convention at the Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel July 1-5.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Burnt Orange Report
Dallas Congressman Jeb Hensarling Planning Run for Speaker of the House or Majority Leader
After Majority Leader Eric Cantor's surprising primary loss earlier this month, I reported that Dallas Republicans Pete Sessions and Jeb Hensarling were both considering how they could take advantage of the pending power vacuum and advance in the House Republican leadership.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
eNewsletter for June 16,2014
Members approved a change from Pete Sessions to block funds for the route that loses the most money - the Sunset Limited that runs from New Orleans to Los Angeles.
Congressman Pete Sessions Quizzed on 9/11 'Conspiracy' by High School Student. Gets a D.
Give U.S. Representative Pete Sessions credit for participation. In December, he met with a group of students from Richardson's Berkner High School to answer some questions and be filmed for a C-SPAN contest in which the students were competing.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
GOP Congressman Answers 9/11 Truther Question with Bizarre Question
Sometimes members of Congress get questions about 9/11. Not the good kind, the conspiratorial kind.
Can Perry run in 2016? You bet - as the affable anti-Cruz
He goes to California and insults gay and lesbian Americans. Then he tells a New York writer he's "more Jewish than you think."
National Review Online
Leadership Race Vote Totals Kept Secret From Republican Conference
House Republican leadership didn't release the vote totals in Thursday's leadership races to the press or even the Republican rank-and-file in an attempt to present a united front after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's unexpected defeat in the Virginia Republican primary exposed the fault lines between the Tea Party and establishment wings of ... (more)
House Republicans Elect Leaders
Las Vegas officials are banning people from drinking out of aluminum cans and glass bottles at the Fremont Street Experience, saying they want to cut down on the rowdy revelry that has led to fights and even a... Las Vegas officials are banning people from drinking out of aluminum cans and glass bottles at the Fremont Street Experience, saying they ... (more)
McCarthy elected GOP leader
McCarthy, 49, defeated conservative Rep. Raul Labrador to become the second-ranking House Republican and replace Rep. Eric Cantor .