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FORT HOOD — The day began with overcast skies, soon followed by a light rain. But by the time the ceremony began, the sun was shining and the U.S. flags at the Nov. 5, 2009, Memorial were flapping in the breeze.
“When our world needed him most, he and his fellow Soldiers answered the call and put their lives on the line in service to the greatest generation,” Congressman Roger Williams, District 25, told the crowd gathered Friday to honor Jose Manzano-Somera.
FORT HOOD, Texas — As a boy growing up in the Philippines during World War II, Jose Manzano-Somera’s family opened their home to the American soldiers who filled their hometown.
Thursday, Johnson County Judge Roger Harmon said, to the best of his knowledge marked the first visit by a sitting president to the county. State Rep. DeWayne Burns, R-Cleburne, countered that he’s not so sure.
Public schools around the country would receive funding for safety measures, such as metal detectors and bulletproof windows, designed to protect students and teachers during school shootings in a new bill before Congress.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's abrupt delay in launching a massive deportation effort aimed at families in several American cities — including Houston — drew responses divided along partisan lines.
WASHINGTON -- Democrats were thrilled to see Rep. Colin Allred win a Dallas congressional district last year, but not only because he ousted longtime congressman Pete Sessions.
They’re counting on the former NFL linebacker and Hillcrest High center fielder to lead them to glory in Wednesday’s annual charity congressional baseball game.
A few minutes after sunrise not far from the U.S. Capitol, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams called out to fellow Texas Republican Jodey Arrington with a simple instruction for a coming showdown with the Democrats: "throw strikes."
A birthday celebration for The United States Army took place June 15 at the Burleson Public Library.
Among the dignitaries on hand for the 244th party were Burleson Mayor Pro Tem Dan McClendon and U.S. Congressman Roger Williams, R, representing the 25th District of Texas. Each of them gave speeches.
The deployment of the troops, who are under the governor's command, would cost the state additional funding beyond the $800 million lawmakers allocated in the legislative session to fulfill a federal government responsibility.