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  1. Democrats, Including Some Texans, Bring U.S. House to Halt Over Gun LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee , a Houston Democrat, spent hours Wednesday sitting on the floor of the U.S. House nodding and responding to her Democratic colleagues' demands for increased gun regulation. Jackson Lee and most of her fellow Texas Democrats were part of an unconventional procedural tactic that became known as "the sit in" on Capitol Hill.

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  2. Texasa Veasey takes part in House sit-in to demand action on gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Texas, joined dozens of House Democrats in a rare "sit-in" on the House floor Wednesday to try and force a vote on gun background checks. Democratic members essentially took over the House floor starting at midday to demand House action in the wake of the killings in Orlando.

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  3. Immigrant Journey Awards Presented to Outstanding North Texas ImmigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | PRWeb

    Scheef & Stone spotlights positive immigrant achievements with Immigrant Journey Awards, an awards ceremony aimed at recognizing immigrant achievements and contributions to North Texas and the nation. Immigrants make important positive contributions in every facet of life, from the business world to the public square.

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  4. Mac McCann: Congressman not ready for Texas' undocumented valedictorians to leave the spotlight yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    McKinney Boyd valedictorian Larissa Martinez revealed to a graduation crowd of around 5,000 people that she is an unauthorized immigrant on June 3. It's been about two weeks since two Texas valedictorians made national news after acknowledging that they were unauthorized immigrants. Mayte Lara Ibarra of Austin and Larissa Martinez of McKinney have already accomplished a lot, and will almost certainly continue to do great things as they go on to the University of Texas and Yale, respectively.

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  5. A weekend of Juneteenth celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, aves to spectators on the route at the Juneteenth Parade on Evans Avenue, Friday, June 17, 2016. Barbara Jones and Kathleen Turner, members of Delta Sigma Thera sorority, get ready for the Juneteenth parade on Evans Avenue, Friday, June 17, 2016.

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  6. Thousands attend vigils around US for Orlando victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    From left, Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Texas, and Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., comfort each other as members of Congress join the LGBT Congressional Staff Association and the Congressional Muslim Staff Association for a vigil and moment of silence on the steps of the Capitol to stand in solidarity with the Orlando community and to remember the victims of Sunday's shooting at an LGBT night club, in Washington, Monday, June 13, 2016. Louisiana leaders pray during a vigil held for the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, on Monday, June 13, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  7. A day after shooting, House Democrats erupt in protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | CTV

    From left, Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Texas, and Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., comfort each other as members of Congress join the LGBT Congressional Staff Association and the Congressional Muslim Staff Association for a vigil and moment of silence on the steps of the Capitol to stand in solidarity with the Orlando community and to remember the victims of Sunday's shooting at an LGBT night club, in Washington, Monday, June 13, 2016. WASHINGTON -- A day after a mass shooting in Orlando, Democratic lawmakers erupted on the House floor with loud criticism of House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders for leaving the nation's gun laws untouched.

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  8. Turn Texas blue, beat Trump: Goals from Texas Democrats this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    The Democratic State Convention, which was in Dallas two years ago, will be June 16-18 in San Antonio this year. This photo is from the 2014 convention at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.

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  9. Democracy UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Communications Workers of America

    Representative Marc Veasey along with 48 other Members of Congress, has formed a Voting Rights Caucus to push Congress to protect and expand voting rights. Three years after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down key provisions of the Voting Rights Act, Congress still hasn't acted to rewrite and update the legislation.

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  10. Kill the Texas voter ID law and start overRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    Hargie Randall had to get help from an attorney to straighten out a clerical error and get his state ID so he could vote. It should be.

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  11. Texas Rep. Marc Veasey launches Congressional Voting Rights CaucusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Texas, at podium, confers with other Democratic House members in Washington on May 24, 2016. Veasey and about a dozen members announced the formation of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus to promote an update of the Voting Rights Act.

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  12. Dozens in Congress join newly formed Voting Rights Caucus as Texas ID law revisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Ahead of what's likely to be the first presidential election since 1964 without the Voting Rights Act in full effect, more than 50 members of Congress have joined to form the Voting Rights Caucus. The caucus will work to educate the public about voting restrictions enacted since the Supreme Court struck down a key section of the Voting Rights Act in 2013.

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  13. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, and other members of Congress...Read the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    As a federal court heard a challenge to Texas' strict voter identification law Tuesday, the congressman leading the charge against it launched a group aimed at pressuring fellow lawmakers to update the Voting Rights Act. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, says the new Voting Rights Caucus also will work to strike down laws in Texas and other states that require voters to show photo ID to cast a ballot.

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  14. 'No Vote, No Voice,' Says Newly Formed Voting Rights CaucusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Roll Call

    From left, Reps. G.K. Butterfield, Terri A. Sewell, Eddie Bernice Johnson and Xavier Becerra at a news conference at the House Triangle on Tuesday to launch the Voting Rights Caucus.

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  15. Texas Rep. Veasey: Leta s act on Voting Rights ActRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    A former African-American state lawmaker who was elected to Congress in 2012, Veasey was able to compete in a district newly drawn for minority representation in North Texas. But since the Supreme Court struck down key provisions of the Voting Rights Act in 2013, Veasey has been concerned about its future.

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  16. UTA physicists busy with everything from particles to poetryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    Scientists at the University of Texas at Arlington always seem to have something going on, and these days are no different. From leading a $7.3 million national initiative to develop a more accurate predictor of the effects of space weather events - think solar flares - to helping manage the massive volume of data generated by the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider outside Geneva, UTA physicists are involved in both applied research and big science.

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  17. UTA physicists busy with everything from particles to poetryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    UT Arlington associate physics professor Yue Deng is the leader of a $7.3 million national initiative to develop a next-generation space weather simulator. Collisions recorded May 7 by the CMS detector on the Large Hadron Collider.

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  18. Supremes Have Their Eye on Texas Voter ID LawRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    With general elections around the corner, the Supreme Court found it premature Friday to weigh in on the Texas voter-identification law that remains in effect, though found to discriminate against minorities. One of the nation's strictest voter-identification laws, SB 14 requires all Texas voters to come to the polls with one of seven acceptable forms of photo ID.

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  19. Two D-FW Congress members urging EPA to reject Texas smog plan as too weakRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Two members of Congress from Dallas and Fort Worth are asking the Environmental Protection Agency to reject the state's current plan for reducing smog-causing and health-damaging ozone. U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, and U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, released a letter this week critical of Texas' ozone proposal.

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  20. Congressional Briefing April 21, 2016: "How Voter Suppression Efforts Are Threatening Our Democracy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | OpEdNews

    "It is democracy time!" were words that led into this historic congressional briefing, "How Voter Suppression Efforts Are Threatening Our Democracy." Sponsors were the National Election Defense Coalition and Transformative Justice Coalition.

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