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  1. Lawmaker calls for hearings following courta s gerrymandering rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... racial gerrymandering was used to determine boundaries in North Texas, specifically Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess' 26th District that includes part of Tarrant County. Johnson disagrees with Paxton, because several of the maps created in 2011 ...

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  2. Tracing the path of the GOP's Trumpcare spin, from TV to printRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Columbia Journalism Review

    ... during the American Health Care Act's mark-up at the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Texas Republican Michael Burgess announced that the CBO was off in its projection that 21 million people would be covered under the ACA by 2016. "That number ...

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  3. GOP healthcare plan would end $1B fund for disease preventionRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | New York Post

    ... public health crises like the Zika virus and the growing problem of opioid addiction," Sandman said. Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) said he was outraged when he discovered the type of programs that were being funded. "How about pickle ball? I didn't ...

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  4. Texas Rep. Joe Barton tells angry town hall attendee to shut upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2013 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... the small towns of Frost and Milford. He plans to hold a Tarrant County town hall in April. Barton and Rep. Michael Burgess of Lewisville are the two Tarrant County Republicans to hold town halls in recent weeks. Reps. Kenny Marchant, Kay Granger ...

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  5. Texas isn't only state where redistricting could be factor in 2018 - Tue, 14 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    With a three-judge panel invalidating the lines of one of the most competitive congressional districts in the country late last week, redistricting is once again in the political spotlight. The Texas case was a reminder that redistricting litigation, which played out in the lead-up to the 2016 elections, is still ongoing across the country.

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  6. After CBO Score, Republican leaders show no signs of shifting courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... projections said 21 million people would be covered under the Affordable Care Act by the year 2016," Rep. Michael Burgess of Texas said during the House Energy and Commerce Committee last week. "That number in fact was 10 million, so the ...

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  7. Texas Isn't Only State Where Redistricting Could Be Factor in 2018Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | Roll Call

    The lines of Texas Rep. Will Hurd's district could be redrawn as a result of last week's court decision that ruled it was racially gerrymandered. With a three-judge panel invalidating the lines of one of the most competitive congressional districts in the country late last week, redistricting is once again in the political spotlight.

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  8. Watch: Texas congressman tells rowdy town hall attendee to 'shut up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    ... the type of outrage theater that Barton faced. Close to 1,000 people attended a town hall held by Rep. Michael Burgess in Flower Mound last weekend, many of them Obamacare supporters looking to harangue one of the key architects of the House GOP's ...

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  9. "Tell the Truth, George. It's the Easiest Thing to Remember."Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    "If you ask someone to give up something, there will be resentment," said Representative Michael C. Burgess, Republican of Texas and chairman of the Energy and Commerce subcommittee on health. But, he added, "If that claims my congressional career, so be it.

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  10. Report: 'Republicans Are Counting On Democrats To Step In And Help Repair' GOP Health Care LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Crooks and Liars

    Republicans are openly hoping that Democrats will clean up the mess after they pass a health care law that results in million of Americans losing coverage. The New York Times reported over the weekend that Republicans are moving forward with plans to replaces the Affordable Care Act even though voters in red states are expected to be hit hard by the changes.

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  11. At Dallas County GOP event, Donald Trump Jr. says Texas "came through for this country"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Valley Morning Star

    ... on March 11, 2017. Laura Buckman for The Texas Tribune Among others at Saturday's event were U.S. Reps. Michael Burgess, R-Lewisville; Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler; Jeb Hensarling, R-Dallas; Kenny Marchant, R-Coppell; and Pete Sessions, R-Dallas. Texas ...

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  12. Donald Trump Jr. tells Dallas County GOP: My father is someone who will get things doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | The Raw Story

    ... Abbott 's emergency items for this legislative session. Among others at Saturday's event were U.S. Reps. Michael Burgess , R-Lewisville; Louie Gohmert , R-Tyler; Jeb Hensarling , R-Dallas; Kenny Marchant , R-Coppell; and Pete Sessions , R-Dallas. ...

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  13. 'Republicans are counting on Democrats to step in and help...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | The Raw Story

    U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan takes questions at a news conference in Washington, U.S. May 12, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/Files Republicans are openly hoping that Democrats will clean up the mess after they pass a health care law that results in million of Americans losing coverage.

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  14. At Dallas County GOP event, Donald Trump Jr. says Texas a oecame through for this countryaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... Abbott 's emergency items for this legislative session. Among others at Saturday's event were U.S. Reps. Michael Burgess , R-Lewisville; Louie Gohmert , R-Tyler; Jeb Hensarling , R-Dallas; Kenny Marchant , R-Coppell; and Pete Sessions , R-Dallas. ...

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  15. GOP takes big risks in push to undo ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    President Trump and House Republicans are pressing forward with a high-risk strategy to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, disregarding the views of medical professionals and potentially imperiling the party's political future in conservative states where many voters stand to lose their health care. The effort could cause upheaval in a roiled insurance market next year, as Republicans face voters for the first time with Mr. Trump in the White House - though that turmoil would happen only if the plans manage to clear a divided Senate.

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  16. Donald Trump, Jr. speaks at the Dallas Republican Party Reagan Day Dinner on March 11, 2017.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    ... Abbott 's emergency items for this legislative session. Among others at Saturday's event were U.S. Reps. Michael Burgess , R-Lewisville; Louie Gohmert , R-Tyler; Jeb Hensarling , R-Dallas; Kenny Marchant , R-Coppell; and Pete Sessions , R-Dallas. ...

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  17. Behind Trump's high-risk bet on health care overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Vice President Mike Pence speaks at Harshaw Trane's facility in Louisville, Ky., March 11, 2017. The Trump administration and House Republicans are pushing forward with plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, potentially imperiling their electoral chances in states where many voters stand to lose care; here, Pence said "the Obamacare nightmare is about to end."

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  18. U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Boston.com

    President Trump and House Republicans are pressing forward with a high-risk strategy to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, disregarding the views of medical professionals and potentially imperiling the party's political future in conservative states where many voters stand to lose their health care. The effort could cause upheaval in a roiled insurance market next year, as Republicans face voters for the first time with Trump in the White House - though that turmoil would happen only if the plans manage to clear a divided Senate.

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  19. Federal judges find Texas racially gerrymandered Congressional mapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... in Congressional District 26, which includes parts of Tarrant County and is represented by Republican Michael Burgess. "Plaintiffs have proved intentional vote dilution through packing and cracking in DFW," the ruling states, adding that it did not ...

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  20. U.S. Court Invalidates Three Texas Congressional DistrictsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2017 | Roll Call

    A federal three-judge panel in San Antonio invalidated three Texas congressional districts for violating the Voting Rights Act or the Constitution in a decision late Friday night. The districts, all drawn by the Texas legislature in 2011 for Republicans, are GOP Rep. Will Hurd 's 23rd District, GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold 's 27th District and Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett 's 35th District.

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