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  1. 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.

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  2. 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'.

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  3. 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.

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  4. Rick Perrya s footwork has been fancier in political arenasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    Texas House Speaker Joe Straus sent former Gov. Rick Perry - the latest Texas politician to join Dancing with the Stars - a shout-out recently. "In his career he has competed against Kinky Friedman , Donald Trump and now Vanilla Ice ," Straus, who also served as House Speaker during Perry's tenure, said during a Dallas Regional Chamber luncheon.

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  5. Ted Poe on fight against leukemia: Attitude as important as treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Fort Bend Sun

    As U.S. House Republicans were involved in one of their most notable faceoffs of the summer, something felt amiss to U.S. Rep. Pete Olson. During the July House committee hearing, Attorney General Loretta Lynch faced the wrath of Republicans over the Justice Department's decision to not prosecute Democratic presidential nominee and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton amid her email scandal.

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  6. What is your vote worth?Read 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.

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  7. Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 14, 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    As U.S. House Republicans were involved in one of their most notable faceoffs of the summer, something felt amiss to U.S. Rep. Pete Olson . During the July House committee hearing, Attorney General Loretta Lynch faced the wrath of Republicans over the Justice Department's decision to not prosecute Democratic presidential nominee and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton amid her email scandal.

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  8. Congressmen form Caucus to Highlight - Benefits of Football to the United States of America'Read the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    Rep. Roger Williams and Rep. Terri Sewell launched the Congressional College Football Caucus Wednesday to "educate members of Congress and the public on the vital role that college football plays in our country." "You got a sport that is a safe sport for kids to play, whether they're in elementary school or in college," Williams said, "and it's Saturdays in America.

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  9. Word on the Hill: D.C. Gets a New MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Roll Call

    Ahead of its grand opening on Sept. 24, members of the press are able to preview all 12 exhibits, the Oprah Winfrey Theater and the cafe on Wednesday.

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  10. What is your vote for president worth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    To understand, imagine yourself in a tunnel. A man with a whip stands at one end.

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  11. Texas rep in ethics inquiry says he didn't offer amendment to help himself; he did it for a lobbyistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Rep. Roger Williams, the Austin Republican under investigation by the House Ethics Committee , asserts that he did nothing wrong when he offered an amendment that would benefit car dealers - despite the fact that he himself is a car dealer. Members of Congress, under House rules , may not use their positions for personal financial benefit.

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  12. Scott Burns: Your vote has value no matter who it's spent onRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | Denton Record-Chronicle

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

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  13. CDC chief blasts Congress on Zika funding: 'How could they have waited so long?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    As federal lawmakers try to break an impasse over a bill to combat the Zika virus, CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden issued a sobering warning over additional delays in funding. "The decisions that are made in the coming weeks are going to have implications for decades to come, for individuals, and for families, and for communities," he told reporters on Friday, adding that the virus known to cause severe birth defects could become endemic.

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  14. EDITORIAL: If you want to honor 9/11 dead this weekend, quit treating fellow Americans as the enemyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    One shouldn't marvel too deeply at the fact 15 years have passed since the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington left nearly 3,000 dead and, however briefly, united us as a nation against radical Islam. Today, sadly, we are a changed nation where we spend more time imagining the worst about one another rather than focusing on the work of defeating our actual enemies.

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  15. Race for NRCC Chair Begins to Take ShapeRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | National Journal

    The race for who will lead the House GOP campaign arm next cycle accelerated Thursday when Chairman Greg Walden announced he plans to seek the top spot on the Energy and Commerce committee. "It's no secret in this town that I would very much like to chair the Energy and Commerce Committee," the Oregon Republican told reporters Thursday at a Newsmakers press conference at the National Press Club.

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  16. GOP rep launches tweet storm on what US could buy with Iran 'ransom'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Hill

    A Republican lawmaker is getting creative with his outrage over the Obama administration's $1.7 billion payment to Iran that coincided with the release of American prisoners. Roger Williams GOP rep launches tweet storm on what US could buy with Iran 'ransom' Ethics group calls for probe of Texas rep over car rental amendment Wagner passes on NRCC bid, backs Stivers MORE went on a tweet storm Wednesday about all the things $1.7 billion could buy instead of the payment to Iran.

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  17. Is vehicle tax fraud a problem? The cost of making cheaters pay upRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Customers discuss personalized plates at the Sedgwick County tag office in 2015. The Eagle received two questions about Kansas residents who register their vehicles out of state to avoid paying taxes.

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  18. Repeal of 1954 Johnson Amendment would threaten the separation of church and state: PennLive lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | PennLive.com

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has pledged that, if elected, he would work to repeal the 1954 Johnson Amendment prohibiting electioneering from the pulpit. Like his campaign, a Trump presidency would, therefore, threaten not only our values as an open society and the civility of our national discourse, but also the single most important contribution of America to the principles of good governance: the separation of religion and government.

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  19. Rep. Mark Meadows awaits ethics judgment on payments to chief of staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | USA Today

    Rep. Mark Meadows awaits ethics judgment on payments to chief of staff North Carolina Republican's payments to staffer may have violated House rules Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2b9TSRi WASHINGTON - The House Ethics Committee is unlikely to announce before the November elections a decision on whether Rep. Mark Meadows broke House rules by paying severance to a former staffer accused of improper behavior toward female employees of the North Carolina Republican. The committee, made up of five Democrats and five Republicans, normally doesn't announce its findings within 60 days of an election, a blackout period that starts in early September, just a few days after Congress returns from August recess.

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  20. Congressman Williams visits Rotary ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A Texas Congressman wants to make sure Fort Hood soldiers transitioning out of the military have good jobs waiting for them as civilians. Congressman Roger Williams talked about many issues at the Copperas Cove Rotary Club Thursday, but made sure to speak on one government agency he thinks would be a good fit for former soldiers.

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