Two North Texas Republican Congressman Not Running For Re-ElectionSMU Political Science Professor Cal Jillson says, "Big surprise.  I didn't expect it.  I was surprised when I heard it because he's an energetic battler in Congress."
Longtime Texas Rep. Johnson To Retire At Term's EndRep. Sam Johnson has announced that he will retire at the end of his term. He has slowed in recent years, and told supporters that "the Lord has made clear that the season of my life in Congress is coming to an end."
Dallas Residents Sound Off Over Debt Ceiling DebateWhile 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."

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