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Midland congressman to lead House investigation into Russian hack

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In shake up, Rick Perry moves into Trump’s national security inner circle

April 5, 2017WASHINGTON —  A new memorandum Wednesday revealed that U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will be added to President Donald Trump's National...

U.S. Rep. Ted Poe resigns from Freedom Caucus

March 26, 2017WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Ted Poe, a Republican from Humble, announced Sunday afternoon he is resigning from the hardline Republican group that helped...

GOP plan to overhaul health care falls apart

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Texas Republicans divided as health care overhaul hangs in the balance

March 22, 2017WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions of Dallas had a long day Wednesday.  He set off a mild firestorm early in the morning...

Texans in Congress anticipate controversial health care vote

March 21, 2017WASHINGTON — Suspense was the word of the day outside of the U.S. House chamber Tuesday, as Republicans scrambled to figure out...

Congressional road trip: What happens when two Texas representatives from opposite sides of the aisle drive to D.C.?

March 14, 2017With flights canceled up and down the eastern seaboard Tuesday, two Texas members of Congress went all Thelma and Louise across the...

Paul Ryan raised $5 million during Texas swing

March 6, 2017WASHINGTON — U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan raised big money – $5 million – for House Republicans during a recent barnstorm of...

Bush daughter headlines Planned Parenthood fundraiser

February 24, 2017Barbara Pierce Bush, the daughter of former President George W. Bush, will headline a Planned Parenthood fundraiser in North Texas on Wednesday.  She...

CPAC gives Ted Cruz warm reception as he calls Democratic base “bat-crap crazy”

February 23, 2017NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Much of the political landscape has changed since U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz was the belle of the ball at last...

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