Eddie Bernice Johnson

Eddie Bernice Johnson

New Generation Challenges Some Blacks In Congress

For two decades, Texas congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson has been an outspoken voice for Democrats. But for the first time, the first black woman to represent North Texas is facing serious opposition in the May 29 primary election.


Students work during a math class. (credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Officials ‘Commit’ To Public Education

A new campaign in Dallas, backed by powerful public officials, is targeting broader investment in public education, from cradle to eventual career.


Eddie Bernice Johnson

EBJ Testifies On Texas Redistricting Map

U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson said Wednesday she’s long been concerned that the redistricting process in Texas is done in a way that doesn’t ensure both blacks and Latinos have representation in Congress.


District 110 Rep. Barbara Mallory Caraway (D – Dallas). (Credit: barbaramallorycaraway.com)

Barbara Mallory Caraway Files To Run For Congress

State Representative Barbara Mallory Caraway has filed to run for the 30th Congressional District, which represents 500,000 people.


Eddie Bernice Johnson

Dallas U.S. Rep.: Texas Voting Map Discriminates

Democratic U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson says the new Texas redistricting plan intentionally discriminates against minorities.


Debt Ceiling Debate

Dallas Residents Sound Off Over Debt Ceiling Debate

While the U.S. Congress struggles over what to do with the pending debt ceiling deadline, local congressional representatives are getting an earful from constituents. A common theme they are hearing is “do something.”


Eddie Bernice Johnson

SMU Gives Alumni Award To Eddie Bernice Johnson

Despite apologizing for misallocating $31,000 from a scholarship fund, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson was given SMU’s highest alumni honor earlier this month in a private ceremony in Washington D.C.


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DFW VP Quits Amid Investigation Of Congresswoman’s Scholarships

A DFW International Airport vice-president quit Thursday morning amid an investigation into a college scholarship his daughter received from Dallas Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson.



Johnson Wins District 30 Despite Scandal

In the midst of many Republican gains, the Associated Press announced that Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson had defeated her challenger for District 30 U.S. Representative despite a nationally publicized scholarship scandal.


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Experts: Voters May Forgive Bernice-Johnson Scholarship Controversy

The 30th Congressional District race between Democrat incumbent Eddie Bernice Johnson and Republican challenger Stephen Broden has faced political theatrics that caught national attention.

CBS 11–11/02/2010

More Scholarship Embarrassment For Congresswoman

An embarrassing ethics scandal involving Dallas Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson has taken a new turn involving the head of minority contracting at DFW International Airport.


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Eddie Bernice Johnson Scholarship Controversy Widens

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport officials are investigating whether a family member of one of its vice presidents received a scholarship from Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, which could be a violation of its rules.

CBS 11–10/12/2010