Friday Jul 25
Black Voice News
Crisis Task Force Formed to Look into Riverside General Hospital
By Jeffrey L. Boney Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times In response to the front page article that appeared in the Houston Forward Times concerning Riverside General Hospital, July 9, 2014, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee has announced that she is convening a Health and Human Services Crisis Task Force to reassess the federal ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
House Bill Requires TSA to Train Screeners on Handling Airport Shootings
The House on Tuesday passed a bill that would require all Transportation Security Administration airport screeners to receive training on what to do in the event of an airport shooting.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
GOP: Democrats in House treated better than Republicans in Senate
Republicans are touting an open amendment process on House spending bills to argue the minority is treated far batter in the lower chamber than in the Democratic-held Senate.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Democrats Are Positive The Border is Secure
Democrats from the White House, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have repeated that chorus over the years, but the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border has seen more than 50,000 children caught crossing it just since October.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Jackson Lee: We Need to Re-ThinkUS International Flights
The loss of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 may lead to changes on how American airliners get to their international destinations.
Lincoln Daily News
House passes Internet access tax ban amid battle over states' rights
By Josh Peterson W ASHINGTON, D.C. - A debate over states' rights ensued in the U.S. House as it looked to permanently ban state and local governments from taxing Internet access.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Arizona politician mistakes bus full of YMCA campers for migrant children
In this June 25, 2014 photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas.
Appeals court revives suit in Confederate license plate case
This image provided by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles shows the design of a proposed Sons of Confederate Veterans license plate.
Border is Under Control, Says Sheila Jackson Lee
HOUSTON, Texas--Despite the border crisis that involves more than 1,000 illegal immigrants entering the country each day, Texas Democratic Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee apparently believes the U.S.-Mexico border is "under control."
Tue Jul 15, 2014
School gets another look as possible site for immigrant kids
Federal officials on July 8 toured vacant Terrell Middle School in Houston as a possible site to house unaccompanied children recently caught crossing the border.
Ruddy: Embrace Obama's Border Security Bill
With an estimated 51,000 undocumented children having entered our border states, and another 40,000 expected by September, congressional Republicans should join with President Obama in embracing a strong border security bill.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Suit over Confederate flag sent back to lower court
The Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans won a round Monday in its suit involving a state board's rejection of a specialty license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Farmington Daily Times
Editorial: Boehner v. Obama - a real courtroom drama or political stunt?
House Republican Speaker John Boehner says he's so upset about President Barack Obama's use of signing statements to challenge laws he and his GOP majority pass that he's planning to sue the president for overstepping his bounds.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Daily Caller
Sheila Jackson Lee Says Border's 'Under Control.' Her Website Disagrees [VIDEO]
A prominent Democrat on the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security seems to have two different interpretations of the situation at the southern U.S. border where tens of thousands of illegal immigrants from Central America have been apprehended.
Rick Perry's moment
The crisis at our southern border, coupled with President Obama's visit to Texas, has propelled Rick Perry back into the limelight.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The White House
Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Austin, TX
It's good to be in Austin, Texas. Can everybody please give Kinsey a big round of applause for the great introduction? AUDIENCE MEMBER: We love you! THE PRESIDENT: That's because I love you.
Sheila Jackson Lee: 'I Disagree that Our Border Is in Devastating Condition'
In an appearance on MSNBC on Thursday, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee told anchor Craig Melvin it was her view that the U.S.-Mexico border was not in as bad as shape as it is perceived to be.
Bill O'Reilly: President Obama stays north of the border
It has been a bizarre few days for the President. Yesterday, he was in Colorado raising money and socializing, drinking beer, playing pool.
Sheila Jackson Lee Demands 'Political Asylum' for Migrant Kids
U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is calling for President Barry Obama to pull out his 'Executive Orders' pen and declare migrant children, who have entered the country illegally unaccompanied by ther parents, as so-called UN refugees deserving of "political asylum."
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Bill O'Reilly Calls Out Moron Sheila Jackson Lee...
Hahaha. He has his moments. The main problems with O'Reilly is he desperately tries to be 'fair and balanced' even when I think he knows the Democrat position is outlandishly stupid, and also he waits until the last possible moment to state the obvious.