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  • "The bottom line is that trade isn't a dirty word in the Texas vernacular. Rather, it's an essential piece of our economy and way of life."
  • Twenty years ago, Republicans successfully concluded a multi-year, national effort to reform America’s cash welfare program. The reform was based on one simple idea: the best way to change lives and help people out of poverty is a job.The 1996...
  • Last week, our nation faced several terrible tragedies. After the police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, five police officers - Brent Thompson, Patrick Zamarripa, Michael Krol,...
  • The Legal WildernessDedicated to Searching and Exploring our Legal Frontiers to Find, Categorize, and Tag the wild, Untamed and Predatory Applications of the LawSky Pirates:Rule of Law is Blow’n In The Wind“…. I know he’d be a poorer man if he never saw...
  • HOUSTON – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced a major workforce development initiative that bridges the gap between the classroom and the interview room.The lieutenant governor detailed plans to create a statewide model for Pathways in Technology Early...

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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...

The showing of ‘A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: The Disguised Socialism of Saul Alinsky’ by Catholic EWTN exposed just how high Alinsky’s venom has traveled in the Catholic Church, all the way to the Vatican.   The 60 minute...
An amendment authored by Congressman Blake Farenthold (R-TX) included in the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) passed the House this week.
I cosponsored the No Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act in response to reports this week that more than one in three veterans’ calls to the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Crisis Line are...
Oh boy, it’s budget time. Media outlets, special interest groups and yes, even politicians who know better, love confusing the public about the year-end budget battles in Washington.Here’s a primer so you can tell the facts...
At today’s House Judiciary Committee hearing titled Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, I questioned Director Comey and described several recent developments that
Last week, the House Oversight Committee held a hearing to investigate the massive increase in the price of EpiPens. Drug pricing is overly complex and in the last few years we have seen several examples of companies...
Richard King is one of the many faces who shaped the ethics of hard work and endurance that define Texan values. He is the founder of King Ranch, but started his career as a river man, steamboat businessman, and later a...
An estimated 1,200 Iranian dissidents remain in Camp Liberty in Iraq at the mercies of the proIranian government in Baghdad.
Ted Cruz endorsed Donald Trump for the presidency Friday afternoon, a stunning turn of events after a contentious primary filled with nasty personal attacks and a dramatic snub at the Republican National Convention.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are preparing for their highly anticipated Monday night debate showdown in ways that appear to be as different as their candidacies. One looks to be hunkering down with homework, research and...
As a former prosecutor and county Judge, I am very concerned by the press conference held on July 15th the Director of the FBI, James Comey.
For the last two years, the Rosetta spacecraft has danced around a comet. Today, it finally made contact with the icy body — and sent its last signal.
Harris County announced plans on Tuesday to move forward with a plan to renovate Houston’s “Eighth Wonder of the World,” the Astrodome.The project will begin with a planned 1,400 space indoor parking facility.
Fifteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, our country was instantly transformed. Three thousand Americans and people from other nations were murdered at the hands of evil, malicious terrorists.
A Dutch-led investigation team said Wednesday that the surface-to-air missile that downed a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 people aboard, came from Russia and was fired from territory held by pro...
Today on the Senate floor, I discussed the latest bill to responsibly fund the government and provide $1.1 billion in anti-Zika funding for states like Texas. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of the speech can be...
A federal indictment has been unsealed in connection with the attempted assassination of Texas District Court Judge Julie Kocurek in November 2015.
Six people have been shot and injured by a shooter in southwest Houston Monday morning.
I released the following statement after President Obama vetoed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, legislation I introduced with U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) that would allow victims, including the...
Many of us take education for granted. After all, there are plenty of public schools in Texas, right? Unfortunately, some schools in Texas are failing or are underperforming.

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