Committee assignments signal partisanship and obstruction
New Texas Republican House Speaker Joe Straus may not have yet built up the personal animosities of his predecessor, Tom Craddick, but his first major action as Speaker is unquestionably partisan and ideological.
Pete Sessions Praises the Brutal Taliban Citing Them as a Role Model for Congressional Republicans
In a bizarre and offensive interview with the editors of the Hotline, Dallas Congressman and newly elected National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) Chairman Pete Sessions (R-TX) described the Taliban as a “model” for the Republican insurgency in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Flores takes aim at Social Security, Medicare and Veterans Healthcare
In a recent television ad, former Fort Hood commander Lieutenant General (U.S. Army, ret.) Paul Funk spoke out for all of our nations’ veterans, saying “Bill Flores is spreading outright lies against Chet Edwards” and warning Flores’ privatization scheme “would hurt our nation's veterans, badly.” Millionaire Republican candidate Bill Flores has staked out positions that would have a devastatingly negative effect on senior citizens and their families.