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  1. Tax package would lower wealthy's top rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weirton Daily Times

    ... to amend the bill to enable individuals to deduct state and local income taxes as well as property taxes. Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, said there is an agreement on how to address the issue, though he wasn't specific. "It's a huge issue in districts ...

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  2. Analysis: What recent election results in Texas congressional districts tell us about 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Texas Tribune

    ... in congressional districts represented by Republicans John Culberson of Houston, Will Hurd of Helotes and Pete Sessions of Dallas, and Texas Democrats are licking their lips at the prospect of wins there. In 2016, the average statewide Republican ...

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  3. Tax package would lower top tax rate for wealthy AmericansRead the original story

    Tuesday | Medincine Hat News

    ... to amend the bill to enable individuals to deduct state and local income taxes as well as property taxes. Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, said there is an agreement on how to address the issue, though he wasn't specific. "It's a huge issue in districts ...

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  4. Tax package eases hit in high-tax statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Finance and Commerce

    ... to amend the bill to enable individuals to deduct state and local income taxes as well as property taxes. Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, said there is an agreement on how to address the issue, though he wasn't specific. "It's a huge issue in districts ...

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  5. GOP close on tax deal that would soften blow in high-tax statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | New York Daily News

    ... to amend the bill to enable individuals to deduct state and local income taxes as well as property taxes. Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) said there is an agreement on how to address the issue, though he wasn't specific. "It's a huge issue in districts ...

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  6. 2018 ElectionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Texas Tribune

    ... filing deadline. Local television newsman Brett Shipp has left his high-profile job to run against U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, according to a news report from WFAA. Chip Roy - a former staffer to multiple top Texas Republicans - is looking to ...

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  7. After GOP family fight, 2018 elections will show if Democrats can close gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Dallas Morning News

    ... political scientist Mark Jones. But Jones said the state's congressional races against Republican incumbents Pete Sessions in the Dallas-area 32nd District, John Culberson in Houston's 7th District and Will Hurd in South Texas' 23rd District proves ...

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  8. Reporter turned congressional candidate Brett Shipp says 'I love John ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price wasn't impressed with longtime television reporter Brett Shipp's entry into politics, saying his chances of winning the Congressional District 32 seat now held by Pete Sessions was like an ice cube's chances in hell. "I love John Wiley Price," Shipp said when asked about the commissioner's comments.

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  9. Brett Shipp, Veteran TV Sleuth, Tells Why He Wants to Join the Other SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Dallas Observer

    ... If he gets past them, he will face a popular and richly financed incumbent in the general election. Pete Sessions has represented the Texas 32nd U.S. House District since 2003. He ran unopposed last time. So why am I having coffee with Shipp and not ...

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  10. 31 House Members Oppose Graduate Student TaxRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 10 | Drudge Retort

    ... growth, create jobs, and raise wages" -- contending that a well-educated workforce is necessary to do so. Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) led the effort, following office visits with graduate students and schools in his district who came to Washington ...

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  11. Mr. Shipp Wants to Go to WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | D Magazine

    ... worked out." He wouldn't say whom he voted for. Shipp also gets to put a bullseye on the Republican incumbent, Pete Sessions, and actually say so. He argued that his opponent has buddied up to Trump instead of his constituents. However, he did not ...

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  12. Candidates nearly set for important election contests in North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Dallas Morning News

    ... a campaign for the Democratic Party nomination for Congressional District 32, a seat now held by Republican Pete Sessions. "If you're looking for ground zero of politics for the 2018 cycle, North Texas is it," said Lisa Turner, state director of a ...

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  13. 31 House Republicans side with grad students on tuition taxRead the original story

    Friday Dec 8 | WAAY

    ... it tough to afford rent in New York City. The effort to oppose the measure was spearheaded by Congressman Pete Sessions of Texas, whose district includes Southern Methodist University. The group of lawmakers who signed the letter are also concerned ...

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  14. Ryan transfers nearly $2 million to GOP campaign arm in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Hill

    ... to curb partisanship The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE Peter Anderson Sessions Texas journalist resigns to run for Pete Sessions's House seat House forges ahead with Dec. 22 spending bill Seven Texas lawmakers leaving Congress means a younger, more ...

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  15. Dallas Congressman Pete Sessions Pushes Back on Grad Student Tax HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Dallas Observer

    Less than a month after U.S. Rep. Pete Session voted for the GOP's sweeping overhaul of the federal tax system, the Dallas congressman pushed back Thursday on one of the bill's most controversial provisions, asking his colleagues in the House to dump a provision that could cost U.S. university students thousands of dollars each. Sessions wants a section requiring tuition waivers to be taxed as income taken out of the tax plan as House members and senators work out the differences in their chambers' versions of the bill.

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  16. Graduate student town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Stanford

    ... position, and would inhibit the economic growth that tax reform promises," said one letter authored by Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, and co-signed by 30 House Republicans. Student leaders at the town hall said they hope to spur continued and ...

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  17. Democrats Join Increasingly Crowded Races in Deep-Red TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | NBC Dallas

    On Thursday, former WFAA-TV journalist Brett Shipp officially announced his candidacy. He's running against five other Democrats who are hoping to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions in the 32nd Congressional District.

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  18. Republican Lawmakers Criticize Graduate Student Tax in Their Own BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Mother Jones

    ... growth, create jobs, and raise wages"-contending that a well-educated workforce is necessary to do so. Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) led the effort, following office visits with graduate students and schools in his district who came to Washington to ...

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  19. Dallas Rep. Pete Sessions wants House GOP to reverse course on tax that would hit grad students hardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas Rep. Pete Sessions is pressing GOP leadership to ensure that the party's final tax revamp preserves the tax-exempt status of a critical tuition reduction used by tens of thousands of graduate students across the U.S. That provision, tied to those students' work as teaching or research assistants, has hung in the balance for weeks after the House-approved version of the tax bill marked it for elimination. Such a change would skyrocket the taxable income of those graduate students, many of whom are already stretching their budget to pursue advanced degrees.

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  20. Texas journalist resigns to run for Pete Sessions's House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | The Hill

    A longtime Texas broadcast journalist has resigned from his post to run for the House seat of a powerful GOP committee chairman, the reporter's Dallas news outlet announced on Wednesday. Brett Shipp, the recipient of three Peabody Awards, will leave ABC affiliate WFAA after 22 years to run as a Democrat for Texas's 32nd congressional district, home of Rules Committee Chairman Peter Anderson Sessions House forges ahead with Dec. 22 spending bill Seven Texas lawmakers leaving Congress means a younger, more diverse delegation Congress barreling toward explosive immigration fight MORE "We are grateful for the many contributions Brett has made to WFAA, and the field of journalism," executive news director Carolyn Mungo said.

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