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  1. Shimkus loses out on plum postRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Walden defeated Reps. John Shimkus and Joe Barton , the former committee chairman, in the race for the gavel.

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  2. Rep. Greg Walden, W7EQI, to Chair Powerful House Energy and Commerce CommitteeRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | QST

    US Rep. Greg Walden, W7EQI , who championed the Amateur Radio Parity Act as the chair of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, will chair the US House Energy and Commerce Committee when the 115 Walden defeated the more senior Rep. John Shimkus and Rep. Joe Barton to succeed Rep. Fred Upton . Upton is stepping down from the chairmanship because of term limits.

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  3. Overnight Healthcare: GOP in talks about helping insurers after ObamaCare repealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Hill

    ... Committee, a powerful force on healthcare policy, next year. Walden defeated Reps. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas), the former committee chairman, in the race for the gavel. Current chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.), is stepping down from ...

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  4. Rep. Joe Barton falls short in bid to lead powerful Energy and Commerce CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Sunherald.com

    Joe Barton is the senior member of the Texas Republican delegation in Congress, but he failed to win back a powerful committee chair post he held during the George W. Bush administration. Barton was seeking to lead the House Energy and Commerce Committee , a group of lawmakers who oversee a broad array of legislation related to energy, communications, the environment, trade and health.

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  5. Overnight Energy: Walden wins Energy gavel | Trump looks at Dems to head Energy, InteriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Hill

    ... chairman of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee. Walden defeated Reps. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas), the former committee chairman, in the race for the gavel. "Look this was tough," Walden said after the vote. "John ...

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  6. Walden to head powerful Energy and Commerce CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Hill

    ... House Energy and Commerce Committee, according to two lawmakers. Walden defeated Reps. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas), the former committee chairman, in the race for the gavel. Current chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.), is stepping down ...

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  7. Overnight Healthcare: Cures bill sails through House | Walden frontrunner for Energy, Commerce gavelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | The Hill

    ... to a handful of GOP insiders who are closely tracking the race. Walden and Reps. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas) - all senior members of the Energy panel - are vying to succeed current Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.), who is stepping ...

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  8. Overnight Tech: Walden leads E&C gavel race | Lawmakers address AI...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | The Hill

    ... to a handful of GOP insiders who are closely tracking the race. Walden and Reps. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas) - all senior members of the Energy panel - are vying to succeed current Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.), who is stepping ...

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  9. Walden emerges as clear favorite in key committee battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | The Hill

    ... to a handful of GOP insiders who've been closely tracking the race. Walden and Reps. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas) - all senior members of the Energy panel - are vying to succeed current Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.), who is ...

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  10. Rep. Tom Price, selected by Donald Trump for HHS Secretary, voted for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | NewsTarget.com

    ... Allen, R-Ga. Mark Amodei, R-Nev. Brad Ashford, D, Neb. Brian Babin, R-Texas Lou Barletta, R-Pa. Andy Barr, R-Ky. Joe Barton, R-Texas Dan Benishek, R-Mich. Ami Bera, D-Calif. Gus M. Bilirakis, R-Fla. Sanford D. Bishop Jr., D-Ga. Mike Bishop, R-Mich. ...

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  11. Donald Trumpa s anti-trade rhetoric puts Texas Republicans in a bindRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Sunherald.com

    ... with their state. "NAFTA on a net basis has benefited the country and benefited Texas hugely," said U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Ennis, the longest-serving Texas Republican in Congress. "I know the president-elect has some concerns about NAFTA. There's ...

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  12. What wall? Texas Republicans see border fencing, surveillance where...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Daily Egyptian

    ... rather that a "virtual border" is needed. "We already built most of the wall, that's the untold story," said Rep. Joe Barton of Arlington, alluding to the Secure Fence Act of 2006 that directed billions of dollars for various types of barriers. ...

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  13. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas makes his pitch for Energy and Commerce chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | The Miami Herald

    Rep. Joe Barton of Ennis made his pitch to chair the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday, where he could have influence over a broad swath of legislation during the first months of Donald Trump's administration. Barton's conservative agenda includes repealing Obamacare, reforming the Food and Drug Administration, curtailing the Environmental Protection Agency and rolling back net neutrality, rules that govern the equitable delivery of content by internet service providers.

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  14. Targeting phone scammers: House passes Lance-backed bill to block themRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | The Jersey Journal

    ... and financial information. Lance was of three main sponsors of the bill along with Reps. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas). The legislation would prevent spam calls to U.S. residents from overseas, including via Voice over Internet ...

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  15. House votes to prevent scammers from hiding caller IDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | Washington Examiner

    ... that telemarketers need to face tougher rules. The bipartisan bill was introduced by Reps. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., Joe Barton, R-Texas, Leonard Lance, R-N.J., and is an amendment to the Communications Act of 1934. It was approved by the House Energy and ...

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  16. Trump's unlikely allies in raising minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | Washington Examiner

    ... that telemarketers need to face tougher rules. The bipartisan bill was introduced by Reps. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., Joe Barton, R-Texas, Leonard Lance, R-N.J., and is an amendment to the Communications Act of 1934. It was approved by the House Energy and ...

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  17. Texas Republicans will be a big part of Trumpa s plans for AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Bellingham Herald

    ... a national following on discontent with Washington long before Trump ascended to the presidency. Republican Rep. Joe Barton of Ennis is the longest-serving Texas congressman and a Trump supporter. He's held office since 1985 and served as the ...

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  18. Hurd defeats Gallego for the second time in Texas' lone competitive congressional districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Dallas Morning News

    ... retiring Rep. Ruben Hinojosa. In North Texas, Republican Reps. Sam Johnson of Plano, John Ratcliffe of Heath, Joe Barton of Arlington, Kay Granger of Fort Worth, Kenny Marchant of Coppell, Roger Williams of Austin, Michael Burgess of Fort Worth, Jeb ...

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  19. Tarrant County congressional delegation faces challengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... and one Democrat all face at least one opponent in the quest to keep their jobs. District 6: U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, faces challenges from Democrat Ruby Woolridge and the Green Party's Darrel Smith Jr. Barton has represented the district, ...

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  20. Football violence, Comey's predicament, poor judgment on Burns and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 4 | Dallas Morning News

    ... distinctly different people with two radically different histories of service. Over the past three decades, Rep. Joe Barton has voted against fixing the subprime mortgage crisis and the Energy Independence and Security Act, and he denies climate ...

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