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  1. Conquered CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Clifton Record Online

    In what often sounded like a political rally in the heat of an election campaign, Roger Williams, U.S. Representative for Texas's 25th congressional district, made it clear that Republicans still had a lot of work to do as

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  2. Battleground Texas conqueredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Clifton Record Online

    In what often sounded like a political rally in the heat of an election campaign, Roger Williams, U.S. Representative for Texas's 25th congressional district, made it clear that Republicans still had a lot of work to do as the keynote speaker at the Bosque County Republican Club annual fundraiser held at the Bosque Arts Center Saturday night.

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  3. Republicans Have an Immigration Plan, and It's a Little Different From Obama'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | TheBlaze.com

    House Republicans have proposed legislation that would give the Department of Homeland Security two years to gain operational control of high-traffic areas of the border, and impose significant penalties against DHS if it fails to meet that goal, including an end to all bonuses and salary hikes. The bill requires more infrastructure to secure the border, including new border fencing and the option of using Defense Department equipment to prevent illegal crossings. 1 comment

  4. Texans play role on first day of 114th CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Star-Telegram.com

    On the first day of the 114th Congress on Tuesday, Texans were players in the House and the Senate as Republicans claimed control of both chambers, taking the Senate for the first time since 2007. In the House, Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, was part of a failed bid by hard-right conservatives to replace Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.

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  5. Another test for John BoehnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    He's presiding over a historic majority in the House while the Senate is controlled by Republicans for the first time in nearly a decade. But the Ohio Republican is still wrestling with a familiar problem that could threaten his agenda over the next two years: conservative unrest. 6 comments

  6. The Texas Tribune: With New Land Commissioner, a New Era for BushesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | El Paso Times

    Bush was sworn-in with his father, the former Florida governor and possible 2016 presidential candidate; his mother, Columba; and his wife, Amanda, looking on. "The General Land Office has played a critical role in changing our world," he told an assembly that included U.S. Sen. John Cornyn , R-Texas; U.S. Rep. Roger Williams , R-Austin; four former land commissioners ; and other state and federal officials.

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  7. New Generation of Bush Family Takes Office in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Breitbart.com

    ... bigger than Texas a a story about the triumph of freedom over tyranny," he promised. U.S. Representative Roger Williams participated in the ceremony by delivering the introductory remarks. The presentation of colors was performed by the Weapons ...

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  8. Bush takes oath as land commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Star-Telegram.com

    Big names in state and national politics gathered in the Texas Senate chamber Friday to watch Republican George P. Bush - son of Jeb, nephew of George W. and grandson of George H.W. - take the oath of office as the state's 28th land commissioner, kicking off a new era for what Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett called "one of the most revered families in American history." At the helm of the General Land Office, the fresh-faced former investment consultant promised to "add to the legendary story of Texas - a story that's just getting started."

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  9. George P. Bush vows to look after interests of Texans as the new land commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Washington Post

    Big names in state and national politics gathered in the Texas Senate chamber Friday to watch Republican George P. Bush - son of Jeb, nephew of George W. and grandson of George H.W. - take the oath of office as the state's 28th land commissioner, kicking off a new era for what Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett called "one of the most revered families in American history." At the helm of the General Land Office , the fresh-faced former investment consultant promised to "add to the legendary story of Texas - a story that's just getting started."

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  10. With New Land Commissioner, a New Era for Bush FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | MyHighPlains.com

    Big names in state and national politics gathered in the Texas Senate chamber Friday to welcome George P. Bush, the state's new land commissioner, into the family business. The 38-year-old former investment consultant said that he would "practice the politics of aspiration" in his new post.

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  11. Cheap oil: breathing room to get off fossil fuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    One of the more absurd criticisms of Barack Obama as president was the complaint that gasoline was a mere $1.84 a gallon when he took office, but he somehow allowed it to soar to around $4 a gallon. U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, a Texas Republican, put it this way in the summer of 2013: "It doesn't take an economist to figure out how a gallon of gasoline has increased by $1.62 in four years.

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  12. UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014Read the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Sagittarius. They include Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket in 1118; British theologian and American settler Roger Williams in 1603; American patriot Paul Revere in 1734; British dog breeder John "Jack" Russell in 1795; British statesman Benjamin Disraeli in 1804; golf Hall of Fame member Walter Hagen in 1892; baseball Hall of Fame member Josh Gibson in 1911; former Austrian President and U.N. Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim in 1918; ventriloquist Paul Winchell in 1922; former Penn State football Coach Joe Paterno in 1926; former talk show host Phil Donahue in 1935 ; actor Jane Fonda in 1937 ; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Frank Zappa in 1940 and Carl Wilson in 1946; former Chinese President Hu Jintao in 1942 ; British guitarist Albert Lee in 1943 ; actor Samuel L. Jackson in 1948 ; film executive Jeffrey Katzenberg in 1950 ; tennis ... (more)

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  13. The 2009 Fort Hood victims finally receive their Purple HeartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Examiner.com

    "It's long past time to call the Fort Hood attack what it was: radical Islamic terrorism . And, this recognition for Fort Hood terrorist victims is overdue.

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  14. Fort Hood Victims To Receive Purple HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | News Talk Florida

    Five years after Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan opened fire at Fort Hood in Central Texas, survivors of the massacre will be eligible for the Purple Heart and the military benefits that come with it.

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  15. Legislators, victims of 2009 shooting urge president to give Purple HeartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Victims, family members and two Texas Representatives gathered at Fort Hood Monday morning to praise the passage of a bill that would award Purple Hearts to those killed or injured in the 2009 shooting on Ft. Hood.

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  16. Cromnibus looks clear for passage - Highway Trust Fund is today's ...Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Politico

    ARE YOU THERE CONGRESS? IT'S ME, CROMNIBUS: Government funding is supposed to run out after today but in typical Capitol Hill fashion, Congress is taking its sweet time, waiting until the final moments of the 113th Congress to move the massive spending bill that will keep the government open. Despite public protests from some high-ranking Democrats over certain policy riders, House GOP leaders say they're confident they have enough votes to pass the massive, $1.1 trillion bill that keeps DOT and the rest of the government chugging along into September.

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  17. FAA Expands Commercial Drone UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Fox News

    The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday granted four more companies exemptions to use drones commercially, further opening the airspace to unmanned aircraft even as lawmakers raised questions about the risks. Trimble Navigation Ltd, VDOS Global LLC, Clayco Inc and Woolpert Inc said in their petitions to the FAA that they would operate drones weighing less than 55 pounds and keep them within view at all times.

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  18. Pinstripe Bowl Tour Packages Trail Behind Ticket SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Statecollege.com

    Penn State Alumni Association Executive Director Roger Williams knows the fervor of excitement that's gripped the Penn State community ever since the Nittany Lions became bowl eligible. Members of the Nittany Lion Club and the Alumni Association jumped on the chance to order tickets, purchasing the nearly 8,000 tickets given the university for this year's Pinstripe Bowl in New York City, according to a university news release.

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  19. Righting an Obama wrong: Congress is passing legislation to award Fort Hood victims the Purple HeartRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Washington Times

    Finally righting one of many shameful actions President Barack Obama has imposed on our nation, Congress is passing legislation which makes eligible those killed and injured in the Fort Hood terrorist attack of 2009 to receive the Purple Heart. In an early indication of the how craven Mr. Obama 's politics are, he knew the attack sent a message that with his election the enemy felt they had free reign.

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  20. Ft. Hood Victims May Get Purple Heart, Lingering Questions RemainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Townhall

    The House has finally approved recognition to the victims of the 2009 Islamic terror attack at Ft. Hood.

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