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Yesterday | NBC Dallas

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Immigration Reform

Thursday | Government Executive

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Ander Crenshaw, The Postal Service, Indie

Thursday | 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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Sports

Thursday | Dallas Observer

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 .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Marc Veasey, Democrat, Ron Paul, Republican, Oak Cliff, TX

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Politico

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Roll Call

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Joyce, Senator Rob Portman, John Boehner, US Senate, Ron Paul

Sat Jul 05, 2014

News Max

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, US Senate, John Cornyn, Immigration Reform, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration

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.

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Related Topix: Dallas County, TX, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 02, 2014

News Max

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Bridenstine, Sam Graves

Roll Call

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)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Ken Calvert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Blake Farenthold

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Hill

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Randy Weber, Ron Paul, Representative Steve Stockman

Fri Jun 27, 2014

I-Newswire.com

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.

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Related Topix: 9, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Representative Steve Scalise, Tom DeLay, John Boehner

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Rail PAC

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.

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

Dallas Observer

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.

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

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Mediaite.com

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Weird

Star-Telegram.com

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."

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Immigration Reform, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas

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)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Eric Cantor, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Peter Roskam, Representative Steve Scalise

KFVS12

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)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Scott Walker, US Governors, Prison, Eric Cantor

The Hill

McCarthy elected GOP leader

McCarthy, 49, defeated conservative Rep. Raul Labrador to become the second-ranking House Republican and replace Rep. Eric Cantor .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Raul Labrador, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Paul Ryan, John Boehner

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