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  1. Texans on List of Richest, Poorest in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul , R-Austin, is the second-richest member of Congress in 2015, according to a new list released by Roll Call . McCaul, whose wife's father was the founder of Clear Channel Communications, has been a regular at the top of the yearly list.


  2. Can Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell work together?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | KRNV-TV Reno

    Rep. Paul Ryan just wouldn't take Mitch McConnell's "no" for an answer. For weeks this summer, Ryan, the chairman of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, insisted on tying a highway bill to a sweeping overhaul of the international tax code, an idea that McConnell strongly opposed.


  3. Paul Ryan promises fresh start for GOP in meeting with Texas RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives for the morning GOP caucus meeting with Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Dallas, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 21, 2015. WASHINGTON-Rep. Paul Ryan promised a clean slate for the House GOP and more power for individual members in a Thursday morning meeting with Texas Republicans.


  4. Lawmakers call for removal of bust of Sanger from exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 |

    Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger , a controversial figure during her lifetime, is drawing fire from GOP lawmakers who want a bust of her removed from a National Portrait Gallery exhibit. Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas and 25 Republican congressmen, including Texans Louie Gohmert, Kenny Marchant and Roger Williams, recently sent a letter to Kim Sajet, director of the National Portrait Gallery, a part of the Smithsonian Institution, calling for the immediate removal of the bust now on display in the gallery's "Struggle for Justice" exhibit.


  5. GoLocalProv | Politics | Who Won Tuesday’s Democratic Presidential Debate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Go Local

    GoLocal reached out to academics for their perspective on the Las Vegas political forum, and the straw poll pegged Hillary Clinton as coming out on top. "Hillary Clinton was the clear winner of this debate.


  6. Texas lawmakers demand removal of Planned Parenthood founder's bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    A group of conservative congressmen, including nine from Texas, is joining with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz to demand that the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., remove a bust of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger. In a letter dated Friday, the group of 24 House Republicans accused Sanger, an early contraception pioneer, of holding values "deeply antithetical to the very values most Americans hold dear" by advocating for the need to limit births by poor people who can't afford children.


  7. Pressure Mounts on Paul Ryan to Run for House SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Your News Now

    On Capitol Hill, pressure is building for congressman Paul Ryan to run for House Speaker in the aftermath of Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's sudden exit from the race Thursday. Washington bureau reporter Geoff Bennett was there as House Republicans met Friday morning to figure out a way forward.


  8. House Republican majority 'in chaos' as Conaway, Flores eye bids for speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    With the House GOP in disarray, as many as three Texans are eyeing a bid to succeed Speaker John Boehner, even as pressure built on former vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan to step in. House Republicans met privately Friday morning to regroup and search for a way past the dysfunction that led Boehner to resign and for his heir apparent, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, to stun colleagues a day earlier by dropping a bid to replace him.


  9. A lesson in poor leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    Last week, just four hours after a gunman opened fire inside a western Oregon community college, the networks suspended their news coverage to give the president the airwaves. The nation, looking for answers, was glued to radios and television screens as new details poured in.


  10. GOP to Paul Ryan: You're Our Only HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 |

    The House GOP was left reeling after Rep. Kevin McCarthy withdrew his name from consideration for Speaker of the House, so they turned to the one person they trusted to save the party: The Young Gun himself, Rep. Paul Ryan. John Boehner doesn't want it.


  11. $49.8 Million Secured for Fort Hood RenovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | KCEN

    Representative John R. Carter and Representative Rodger Williams were notified that Fort Hood would be receiving $49.8 million for the renovation of the 1st Cavalry Headquarters. This follows their request to the Secretary of the Army to use Sustainment Renovation and Maintenance funds for this project.


  12. Lawmakers Tour Research Facilities as Part of 7th Annual AIBS EventRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2015 | American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)

    ... Bennett, a Ph.D. student at the University of Texas at Austin. Bennett met with staff for U.S. Representative Roger Williams (R-TX). Dr. Janice Voltzow, a biology professor at The University of Scranton, hosted a tour of a new university science ...


  13. Sadtopographies Instagram account reveals the world's most depressing place namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Mail on Sunday

    Riddle of two men seen carrying married mom-of-three doctor downstairs shortly before she is found dead in apartment doorway after 'wild Saturday night out partying in Manhattan' Toddler girl who vanished from her great-grandparents' house two days ago is found ALIVE - and asleep in a nearby field Think cowboys wore stetsons? No, bowler hats! Oh, and robins DON'T have red breasts - and the world's biggest pyramid ISN'T in Egypt, as an eye opening new book reveals 'I want to divorce my pregnant wife': Man pleads for help on Reddit saying his 'violent and abusive' partner has ruined his life Cargo ship that vanished into Hurricane Joaquin with 33 crew aboard, among them 28 Americans, is believed to have sunk The 'lucky one' revealed: Mother of student who was spared by college gunman reveals his identity and says he thought he was 'standing up to die' before he was sent to the corner to ... (more)


  14. Director Corday testifies before House Committee on Financial ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | JD Supra

    On Wednesday, September 29, CFPB Director Richard Cordray appeared before the House Committee on Financial Services to answer questions regarding the Bureau's activities since March. Director Cordray used his introductory remarks to highlight the expansion of the marketplace for consumer credit over the last year.


  15. Bill Whitaker: Blame GOP Capitol Hill implosion on combative...Read the original story

    Oct 2, 2015 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    One need not wonder why the New York Times, C-SPAN and the Washington Examiner tapped our congressman, U.S. Rep. Bill Flores, for a half-hour interview just hours after House Speaker John Boehner's post-papal decision to resign his fiercely embattled leadership post. The three-term Central Texas congressman's low-key, measured persona sometimes makes him seem one of the Republican establishment when he's not engaging in at least some of the very same antics Boehner so decried.


  16. Why Rep. Phil Williams is challenging Speaker Mike Hubbard: "I think we can do better"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Should Rep. Phil Williams succeed in ousting Mike Hubbard as speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives and Hubbard is subsequently convicted of public corruption charges he faces, there will be a little deja vu in the air. Williams, 56, a Republican from Monrovia in Madison County, was elected to the House in 2009 taking the seat of Sue Schmitz.


  17. Gowdy's office denies retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | The Hill

    Rep. Trey Gowdy's office said he's not leaving Congress next year, despite comments at a closed-door conference meeting on Tuesday that left many colleagues with the impression he was calling it quits. The South Carolina Republican stood up in the room and gave an emotional speech, telling his colleagues he loved them all but that he would not be a candidate for leadership.


  18. Texas Political Leaders Respond To Boehner ResigningRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | KTSM-AM El Paso

    Texas political leaders are weighing in on the resignation of Speaker John Boehner. Former President George W. Bush said in a statement that Boehner did an excellent job as Speaker of the House, while U.S. Representative John Carter commended Boehner for his service.


  19. Texas lawmakers praise popea s message of unityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 |

    Pope Francis' historic address to a joint session of Congress Thursday resonated with Texas lawmakers of both parties who praised the pontiff's message of discourse without division, even if they did not see an immediate path for resolving difficult issues, like immigration. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, who was part of the congressional escort committee, said that while "sometimes life and politics can be a grind, it's moments like that that make me grateful to represent Texas in the Senate."


  20. Pope's 'spirit of cooperation' message lands with thud in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Politico

    Pope Francis had barely exited the House chambers Thursday by the time his plea for a "spirit of cooperation" collided with a bitterly divided Congress just days away from shutting down the federal government. Kind words certainly flowed from both parties.