Former Texas Congressman, Vietnam POW Sam Johnson Remembered As War Hero At Funeral"There are very few folks who are real heroes. That word is thrown around a lot," said Ray Sullivan, his former press secretary.
Funeral Procession For Former North Texas Congressman, POW Sam Johnson To Travel Through Downtown Plano MondayThe procession will be in the same downtown Plano area where then-Colonel Sam Johnson was given a hero's welcome back in 1973.
Former North Texas Congressman Sam Johnson Passes Away At 89"Sam Johnson was a fearless patriot and an American hero, and we are incredibly proud and fortunate to have called him a fellow Texan," Gov. Greg Abbott said.
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."