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Hundreds of Iranian troops have moved into Syria to join a major ground offensive in support of President Bashar Assad’s government, as the White House expressed fears Thursday that Russia’s military intervention will worsen sectarian violence there and prolong the civil war.
WASHINGTON -- Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner shocked the political world Friday when he announced his resignation at the end of October. Current and former Texas politicians expressed gratitude towards Boehner for his leadership over the last five years.
That didn’t take long.
Pope Francis had barely exited the House chambers Thursday by the time his plea for a “spirit of cooperation” collided with a bitterly divided Congress just days away from shutting down the federal government.
WASHINGTON—With little to show for their efforts to repeal the 2010 health law, Republicans have refocused on trying to defund Planned Parenthood Federation of America and tighten federal abortion restrictions.
U.S. House Republicans voted to deny funds to women's healthcare provider Planned Parenthood for a year on Friday but the action did little to quell party desires to use a spending bill as leverage in their fight to punish the group in an abortion controversy.
Lisa Arth can’t wait to hear what Pope Francis has to say this week.
The 54-year-old from Southlake is among hundreds of thousands of Americans who will personally see the pope — even if it’s from a distance — during his first trip to the United States since being named the leader of the world’s Roman Catholics.
Recently, I had the privilege of hearing our congressman, Roger Williams, address a sold out crowd at the Cleburne Chamber of Commerce quarterly luncheon. He talked talk about his plan to get America back on track. As the congressman outlined his plan, I couldn’t help but remember some earlier meetings with him.
Two Washington lawmakers who represent the Killeen area have said they will not support funding the federal government if Congress does not take away funding from Planned Parenthood.
The federal government faces a possible partial shutdown if Congress does not pass a funding bill by Oct. 1.
WASHINGTON–Sen. Ted Cruz said he wants you to do more than honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks on their 14th anniversary.
WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Roger Williams has signed a letter to House leadership stating he will not support a government funding bill that contains funding for Planned Parenthood.
The letter, authored by Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), was sent to Speaker of the House John Boehner, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Majority Whip Steve Scalise.