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As a 6th generation Texan, Congressman Ted Poe learned very early on the meaning of “God and Texas.” Born and raised in Texas, his grandmother instilled in him a love for Texas, faith, public service and conservative principles. Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2004 to represent the Second...

In 2009 when President Obama was sworn into office, there were seven Cabinet members confirmed on his first day in office – seven. That's a demonstration of the good faith and the civility that ordinarily extends in the...
The president-elect is set to take the oath shortly before noon, after spending Thursday meeting with supporters and getting his team in place. He met Friday morning with the Obamas. Incoming White House Press Secretary Sean...
Texas and energy are synonymous with one another. Most Americans probably think of the Lone Star State as an oil and gas economy with a lot of heft, and for good reason. The industry supports tens of thousands of jobs in the...
President Obama just ended a decades old policy that allowed escapees from Communist Cuba to enter the United States without a visa. Known as “wet feet, dry feet,” it allowed Cubans who showed up at America’s borders to...
Obama did not govern America through a purple lens. He was a blue stater to the core and aggressively sought to move the country to the left instead of center left, in the Bill Clinton vein.
The Lone Star State will be home to the first Air Force Reserve Wing of the new F-35A Lighting II advanced stealth fighter. The 5th generation fighter will be hosted by Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth.
 Her much-anticipated speech outlined what promised to be a hugely complex, drawn-out negotiation, and it defined the broad objectives, but not the details, of British withdrawal. “The United Kingdom is leaving the European...
I have written often about the extortion racket known as The Clinton Foundation, and I predicted its demise.
The Senate will gavel back in on Tuesday at 11 a.m. and the House will be back at 2 in the afternoon. Can't make it to Austin for the action? Watch live videos from the House here and the Senate here.  
Last week, Congress took the first steps forward in repealing and replacing the disastrous Affordable Care Act. The House and Senate have both passed a budget resolution, which sets forth a plan of attack to transition to a...
This morning I was honored to join Americans from across the country at our nation’s Capitol to celebrate the peaceful transfer of power to the 45th President of the United States of America, Donald J.
While some top state leaders like Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Ken Paxton and now Straus have spoken up on the legislation, Abbott has kept his opinions mostly under wraps, previously saying that he’d like to see the details.
America will celebrate the peaceful transition of power on January 20, 2017 at noon Washington DC time. There are some whiners that wish Donald John Trump would somehow fade away, but in spite of what they want, Trump will...
San Antonio celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King, jr March on January 16, 2017 while laying claim to having the largest such march in the USA.  A record number of 300,000 were predicted, but the rainy...
Well, this is rich: leftists are complaining that schoolkids are being indoctrinated.I’ll give you the details in a minute. But you know what? I could probably identify 10 outright falsehoods and another 10 ideological...
Wayne Christian was sworn in on January 9th as the latest addition to the Texas Railroad Commission. The William Travis building room 111 in Austin was standing room only, filled with conservatives from all over Texas to...
Do you love irony like I do? Sometimes there's just so much irony, you almost can't help but point it out and shake your head at it. Or laugh at it. Or elbow your friend in the ribs and bring their attention to it so you can...
U.S. Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) and I reintroduced a resolution in the House recognizing the historical importance of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, and are calling on the National Museum of African...
Last week the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Regulatory Accountability Act” to provide relief to hardworking Americans by putting strong checks and balances on regulations from the executive branch.
Last week, the House and Senate took an important first step towards the repeal and replacement of Obamacare by passing a budget resolution.

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