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

Rep. Hensarling From Texas Not Running For U.S. House Majority Leader

The contest to fill the vacuum left by the lightning downfall of Rep. Eric Cantor narrowed on Thursday as Rep. Jeb Hensarling said he will not run for Cantor’s vacated post as House majority leader.

06/12/2014

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Obamacare Congressional Hearing Held In Richardson

Members of the U.S. Congress came to North Texas Monday to discuss concerns about the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

CBS 11–12/16/2013

Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) celebrates as he speaks during a rally as other House Republicans look on after a vote September 20, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The House has passed a spending bill 230-189 that defunds the Obamacare and keeps the government running until December 15, 2013.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Votes To Derail Obamacare, Fund Government

The GOP-controlled House voted Friday to cripple President Barack Obama’s health care law as part of a risky ploy that threatens a partial shutdown of the government in a week and a half.

09/20/2013

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House Panel Tours Texas-Mexico Border

The chairman of the House Homeland Security committee said Tuesday in South Texas that the U.S. Border Patrol’s resources in the area are “woefully inadequate.”

08/06/2013

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House Rejects Effort To Cut NSA Spying Program

The House has voted to continue the collection of hundreds of millions of Americans’ phone records in the fight against terrorism.

07/24/2013

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GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]

06/13/2012

Texas Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams speaks at the final night of the Republican National Convention on September 2, 2004 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Williams Drops Senate Race To Run For House

Former Texas Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams is dropping out of a run for U.S. Senate to campaign for a seat in the House instead.

06/22/2011