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Capitol Hill

College Athletes Take Labor Cause To Capitol Hill

Members of a group seeking to unionize college athletes are looking for allies on Capitol Hill as they brace for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University have the right to form a union.

04/02/2014

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter answer questions at a press conference on January 28 2014 at  The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

College Athletes Take Labor Cause To Capitol Hill

A group seeking to unionize college athletes is looking for allies as it braces for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes are employees who have the right to form a union.

04/02/2014

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) leads a rally in support of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions at the Texas state capitol on July 1, 2013. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Ms. Davis Goes To Washington For Campaign Fundraising

There are more signs Fort Worth Senator Wendy Davis has her eye on ‘relocating’ to the Texas capitol. This week Davis is taking her fundraising campaign to Capitol Hill.

CBSDFW.COM–07/22/2013

Concerns Over Legislation Leading To Run On AR-15 Rifles

Because the President and lawmakers on Capitol Hill are talking about new gun control laws, there is now a run on semi-automatic rifles here in North Texas.

12/19/2012

President Obama Visits Newtown, CT, Consoles Families Of Shooting Victims

Obama ‘Actively Supportive’ Of Assault Weapons Ban

The White House says President Barack Obama is “actively supportive” of efforts on Capitol Hill to reinstate an assault weapons ban.

12/18/2012

(credit: Stuart Boslow/KTVT/KTXA)

Senate Resolution Celebrates Mavs Championship

Your NBA champs are getting some love on Capitol Hill. Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) sponsored and passed a resolution congratulating the Dallas Mavericks on winning the Finals.

06/17/2011