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McCain, Graham Blast Syrian Chemical Weapons Deal

Two Republican senators who have sharply criticized President Barack Obama’s foreign policy say a Syrian chemical weapons agreement hailed by the president is meaningless.

09/14/2013

A rebel fighter points his weapon at regime forces in an industrial area of Syria's eastern town of Deir Ezzor, on September 2, 2013. US President Barack Obama launched an intense lobbying effort yesterday to sway skeptical lawmakers weighing whether to support a military strike against Syria. (credit: AFP PHOTO / ABO SHUJA)

Texas Congressmen Weigh In On Military Action In Syria

As President Obama says he’ll seek congressional approval for military strikes against the Assad regime, several members of the Texas Congressional delegation are expressing their opinions on the idea.

09/02/2013

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Government Shutdown Likely Averted As Tax Talks Go On

That vote is on track for Friday afternoon, but a stopgap bill could be needed to fund the government into next week.

12/16/2011

Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Rep. Hensarling Named To GOP ‘Super’ Debt Panel

C onservative North Texas republican congressman Jeb Hensarling has been chosen to co-chair a new committee tasked to find a bipartisan plan to slash the federal budget deficit.

08/10/2011

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.”

07/27/2011