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5:12 pm CST - March 04, 2015

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Netanyahu: Iran A Threat to Israel, the World

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Ben.NetanyahuIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday against accepting a nuclear deal with Iran that would be a “countdown to a potential nuclear nightmare” by a country that “will always be an enemy of America”. Continue Reading.

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5:09 pm CST - March 04, 2015

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Sen. Cruz Introduces the Health Care Choice Act

Bill would eliminate destructive and costly insurance mandates while giving consumers more choice and freedom

ted-cruz0813Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today introduced the Health Care Choice Act, which would remove Obamacare’s costly insurance mandates and allow residents in one state the option to purchase a health insurance plan of their choice in any other state. Continue Reading.

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5:05 pm CST - March 04, 2015

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Flores Statement on DHS Funding Bill Vote

bill.floresTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement on the passage of the Senate-amended H.R. 240, the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015: Continue Reading.

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5:02 pm CST - March 04, 2015

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Hurd Named to Terrorist, Foreign Fighter Travel Threat Task Force

will-hurdTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. - “Homeland security isn’t a Republican cause or a Democrat cause. It’s an American cause,” said Texas Cong. Will Hurd as he was named by Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul to the “Task Force on Combatting Terrorist & Foreign Fighter Travel”,  which will assess America’s efforts to keep terrorists from traveling to the U.S.    Continue Reading.

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4:58 pm CST - March 04, 2015

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Rep. Gene Green Votes to Fund DHS

gene-greenHouse Passes Clean DHS Funding Bill with Bipartisan Support

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 240, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act.  The Senate-amended bill fully fund DHS through September 30, 2015, and does not contain any language pertaining to immigration enforcement. Congressman Gene Green released the following statement: Continue Reading.

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10:11 am CST - March 02, 2015

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Cornyn Commemorates Texas Independence Day

cornyn1214“Happy Independence Day, and may God continue to Bless the great state of Texas.”

Texas.Independence.flagTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement commemorating Texas Independence Day: Continue Reading.

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9:45 am CST - March 02, 2015

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Continuing the Fight Against the President’s Illegal Amnesty

From Congressman John Culberson

John-Culberson2Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – On February 16, a Federal District Court in Texas immediately halted the processing of applications for President Barack Obama’s illegal executive amnesty. Today’s votes allow Congress to continue the fight against the President’s actions while ensuring the men and women at our ports, borders, and coastlines get paid on time when they put their lives on the line.  Continue Reading.

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9:37 am CST - March 02, 2015

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Smith Condemns New Net Neutrality Rules

lamar-smith2Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today joined House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and members of the House Judiciary Committee in sending a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman (FCC) Tom Wheeler expressing deep concern with the FCC’s approval of net neutrality rules. Continue Reading.

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9:34 am CST - March 02, 2015

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Rep. Gene Green Responds to FCC Announcement

gene-greenTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Chairman Wheeler and the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) released an official plan for Internet regulations. Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement in response: Continue Reading.

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9:31 am CST - March 02, 2015

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Economy Last Year Sputtered at End; Obama Recovery Remains Dead Last for Growth

America needs a growth agenda: pro-growth tax reform, a right-sized government, balanced regulation, a sound dollar and more free trade, says House economic leader

kevin.brady1Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady of Texas, the top House Republican on the Joint Economic Committee issued the following statement on the today’s release by Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) that real GDP grew at annual rate of 2.2% during the fourth quarter of 2014, down 0.4 percentage point from the BEA’s first estimate on January 30th. Continue Reading.

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