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House OKs Bill To block Obama Deportation Relief

House Republicans have passed legislation to shut down a program by President Barack Obama granting deportation relief to immigrants brought here illegally as children.

08/01/2014

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House Republicans Offer Solutions To Border Crisis; Critics Blast Recommendations

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America who crossed into Texas are overwhelming Border Patrol Agents.

07/23/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz, Abbott: Obama To Blame For Flood Of Minors

Texas Republican leaders Ted Cruz and Greg Abbott are ramping up criticism of President Barack Obama for more than 52,000 unaccompanied minors who have poured across the southwestern border of the U.S. in recent months.

06/23/2014

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Texas Lawmaker Leads Call For Rx Abuse Crackdown

Some lawmakers want to know why the federal government hasn’t done more to prosecute clinics illegally dispensing prescriptions for pain medication. Leading the charge is North Texas Congressman Michael Burgess, a licensed physician.

CBSDFW.COM–06/17/2013

All Hostages Safe, Gunman James Lee Shot Dead

A radical enviornmentalist who took three hostages at the Discovery Channel headquarters while wearing what police may be explosives was shot and killed by officers, police said.

09/01/2010