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  1. We endorse Democrats in their gerrymandered Congressional racesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Daily Texan

    Neither of Texas' US Senators, Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, are up for reelection this year. While all its congressional representatives are, only one of those races is competitive, and that race isn't in Austin.


  2. a Woodland chica describes Night With Nature party Nov. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    The perfect setting - the earthy and elegant Living Science Center at the gateway to lush River Legacy Parks - is enough to attract people to the Night With Nature party, but there's so much more in store for guests at this annual upscale soiree in Arlington. Cocktails and craft beer, a delectable buffet, live music and a very special silent auction will combine to give guests a lovely evening, but it's the other experiences offered that make this party one of a kind.


  3. Chamber honors Classic Auto GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 20 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Ken Ruddy, owner of Classic Southeast Texas, talks with Rep. Roger Williams during the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Spindletop Award Celebration on Thursday evening.


  4. General Election Early Voting To Begin October 24Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 20 | Hillsboro Reporter

    Early voting for the Tuesday, November 8, general election will begin Monday, October 24, and continue through Friday, November 4, at the Hill County Courthouse in Hillsboro. Early voting hours will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, in the basement of the courthouse.


  5. Republicans remain concerned about their turnout in TexasRead the original story

    Monday Oct 17 | Off the Kuff

    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is stepping up his travel for state Republicans amid concerns about GOP turnout in November. Cruz is set to attend a trio of events next week in North Texas aimed at getting out the vote, particularly among conservatives who have long made up his base.


  6. Ccagw Pac Endorses Texas CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 14 | Business Wire

    Brian Babin , Bill Flores , Jeb Hensarling , Will Hurd , John Ratcliffe , Pete Sessions , Randy Weber , and Roger Williams for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. The eight representatives have the following lifetime ratings: Rep. Babin, 97 percent; Rep. Flores, 88 percent; Rep. Hensarling, 96 percent; Rep. Hurd, 83 percent; Rep. Ratcliffe, 98 percent; Rep. Sessions, 88 percent; Rep. Weber, 90 percent; and Rep. Williams, 92 percent.


  7. When it comes to Wells Fargo's CEO, the C stands for clueless: WellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 13 | The Toronto Star

    When John Stumpf appeared before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, it was in the reaffirmation that Wells Fargo functioned like a modern day Glengarry Glen Ross. Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf said he had been made aware sometime in the fall of 2013 that the mega-bank faced a bigger problem than previously believed and that problem would have to be "managed."


  8. Lawmakers promoting, protecting college football with 'Congressional College Football Caucus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 7 | Valley News Live

    Capitol Hill showing its love for college football! Moving away from the partisan politics, lawmakers recently launched the Congressional College Football caucus. Rob Sgarlata, Head Coach of the Georgetown University Football Team, says Congress is in a position to protect the sport.


  9. Incumbents have a huge edge in races for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 7 |

    Say this about the people running to unseat six Tarrant County members of Congress in the Nov. 8 general election: They've got guts and passion. Unfortunately, there's little else to recommend them and little reason to believe they can prevail.


  10. Leadership Election Heralds Big Changes in the NRCCby Alexis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 6 | National Review Online

    ... another campaign is being waged behind the scenes: Ohio representative Steve Stivers and Texas representative Roger Williams are vying to be the next chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, the party organ charged with electing ...


  11. Punish Wells Fargo? Yes. Break it up? No.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 30 |

    It looks like Americans have found the rusty pitchforks they last used in 2008 when we found out big banks were behaving badly. Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf appeared twice on Capitol Hill this week.


  12. Wells Fargo CEO Takes Bipartisan Beating Over Mass Fraud ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 29 | The Daily Caller

    Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testifies before a Senate Banking Committee hearing on the firm's sales practices on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron Lawmakers grilled Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf on the two million fake accounts company employees created to meet sales expectations at a four-hour House Financial Services Committee hearing Thursday.


  13. Lawmakers grill Wells Fargo CEO: a Why shouldna t you be in jail?aRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 29 | The Fresno Bee

    Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf faced another round of questioning Thursday by the House Financial Services Committee over his bank's creation of fake accounts. "I am fully accountable for all unethical sales practices in our retail banking business," Stumpf said.


  14. Wells Fargo CEO grilled by House panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 29 | USA Today

    Wells Fargo CEO grilled by House panel Stumpf to appear before House Financial Services Committee. Check out this story on The CEO of Wells Fargo was the target of more outrage on Capitol Hill Thursday.


  15. Continue reading Disappointed Wells Fargo customer Jeb Hensarling grills bank's scandal-ridden CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 29 | Dallas Morning News

    Rep. Jeb Hensarling is chairman of the House Financial Services Committee. He's also a Dallas homeowner with a mortgage from Wells Fargo, the bank reeling from scandal over its sales practices.


  16. Wells Fargo CEO hurries away after hours of blistering questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 29 | Los Angeles Times

    Wells Fargo Chairman and Chief Executive John Stumpf returned to Capitol Hill today to testify before the House Financial Services Committee, where angry lawmakers excoriated him over the bank's admission that employees created some 2 million fake accounts to meet sales goals. The scandal was first uncovered by The Times in 2013 and led to a $185-million settlement with regulators this month.


  17. Congress' 'Athletics Director' Kicks Off College Football CaucusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 27 | Roll Call

    Texas Rep. Roger Williams, is hanging up his baseball jersey for the time being to talk about football. Texas Republican Rep. Roger Williams has found another way to bring his love of sports to his work in Congress - this time teaming up with Alabama Democratic Rep. Terri A. Sewell to launch the College Football Caucus.


  18. Education Department Strips Authority of ACICS, the Largest For-Profit College AccreditorRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | US News & World Report

    The nation's largest accreditor of for-profit colleges such as the Everest Institute has been stripped of its authority amid accusations of lax oversight of its schools. The Department of Education officially stripped the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools - the largest accrediting agency of for-profit colleges and universities - of its authority Thursday, handing down the final blow in a long controversy over the council's ability to be an effective watchdog for students and billions of taxpayer dollars.


  19. Fort Hood Barracks to get $61.5M in upgrades Read Story Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | KCEN

    Today, after sending letters to US Army leadership and holding many meetings to discuss this critical issue, Rep. John R. Carter , and Rep. Roger Williams announced that Ft. Hood will receive $61.5 million to sustain, restore and modernize barracks units at 'The Great Place'.


  20. What's your vote worth? Weigh these tough options from Republicans, DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Psychologists call it a "double avoidance situation." To understand, imagine yourself in a tunnel.