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Tuesday | Washington Examiner

GOP border security group will call for sending National Guard to border

House Speaker John Boehner last month assigned seven GOP lawmakers the task of recommending how to deal with the recent border surge, and the working group will present their plan to the party's rank and file in a closed door meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, 9, Kay Granger, Michael McCaul, Texas Government, Texas

Tuesday Jul 22 | Roll Call

4 Big Reasons Obama's Border Funds Request Is in Trouble

Granger is leading a GOP task force to make recommendations on the child migrant border surge The initial outcry in Washington over the scale and scope of the child migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border signaled this could be a moment for rare bipartisan action.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Roll Call, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Illegal Immigration

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Politico

Granger: Border proposals to land next week

The House Republican spearheading a policy response to the crisis on the southern border pledged Friday to release recommendations early next week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Bob Goodlatte, John Boehner

Lucianne.com

Rep: Boehner Border Bill IncludesMcCaul Security Language,National Guard Deployment

A border security proposal from Rep. Michael McCaul that has already prompted fierce criticism on the right is included in the forthcoming proposal from a working group of lawmakers appointed by Speaker John Boehner, according to Rep. John Carter , a member of the group.

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Related Topix: Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, John Boehner

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Politico

Carter offers border bill

Rep. John Carter of Texas, a member of the so-called House GOP working group, introduced legislation Thursday meant to serve as a deterrent against the dramatic increases of unaccompanied children at the southern border, as well as processing their cases more quickly once they arrive in the United States.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Michael McCaul, Henry Cuellar, Democrat, US Senate, John Cornyn, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 15, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Dwindling highway fund could impact Texas roads

Texas highways and the folks who maintain them could be in trouble. That's because the Federal Highway Trust Fund is running out of money fast.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Bill Flores, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas

Breitbart.com

Boehner Group Finalizing Border Security Plan; To See Floor Before August

A working group of lawmakers appointed by Speaker John Boehner is poised to recommend deploying the National Guard, amending a 2008 law requiring a lengthy deportation process, bringing in temporary judges to reduce a legal backlog and new border security measures to the GOP version of an emergency spending bill planned for floor consideration ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Michael McCaul

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Breitbart.com

Border Surge: Honduran President Says Crossers Think They'll Get Amnesty

The president of Honduras told a congressional delegation visiting the region Sunday that the surge in illegal immigration from Central America to the United States has been caused by poverty, violence, and misinformation, according to a report from Agence France-Presse.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Prison, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Henry Cuellar, Democrat

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Burnt Orange Report

Rick Perry Blames President Obama for Refugee Crisis, But GOP House Won't Pass Immigration Reform

As the GOP's anti-immigration fervor reaches a fever pitch they are making even Glenn Beck seem like a candidate for the Humanitarian of the Year award.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith, Michael McCaul, Kenny Marchant

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to fight child immigrant surge

President Barack Obama urged Congress on Tuesday to quickly provide $3.7 billion to confront a surge of young migrants from Central America crossing the border into Texas, calling it "an urgent humanitarian situation."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John Cornyn, Texas

Fri Jul 04, 2014

NWAonline

Rival rebels fold as Islamic State takes Syria towns, oil field

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant marched across eastern Syria near the border with Iraq on Thursday, seizing towns, villages and the country's largest oil field as rival rebel factions gave up the fight, activists said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs

Thu Jul 03, 2014

SFGate

US Rep: FBI to probe Central Texas VA facility

A Texas congressman said Thursday that the FBI will investigate the scheduling of patients at the Veterans Affairs facility in Temple, as veterans hospitals nationwide answer allegations about the manipulation of patient appointments.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Texas, Science / Technology

Wed Jul 02, 2014

KWTX

FBI Will Investigate Local VA, Central Texas Congressman Says

The Federal Bureau of Investigation will conduct a criminal investigation into allegations involving the Temple VA Medical Center, U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Texas, Round Rock, TX, Life, Veteran Affairs

KCEN

FBI To Investigate Temple VA Medical Center

Congressman John Carter said Wednesday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation will conduct an investigation into criminal allegations at the Temple VA facility.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Free Republic

Boehner Appoints Anti-Amnesty Hawk Matt Salmon to Immigration ‘Working Group’

'Let's face it: I've been a thorn in leadership's side,' says Arizona Republican Rep. Matt Salmon, sitting at his desk in the Rayburn House Office Building.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Matt Salmon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Mario Diaz-Balart, Arizona, John Boehner

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Breitbart.com

Boehner: Appears Border Crisis 'Going to Continue'

House Speaker John Boehner said he has formed the congressional working group to look at the flood of unaccompanied minors crossing into the United States illegally to get a better understanding of the crisis amid concerns that it will continue.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Bob Goodlatte, Mario Diaz-Balart, Representative Matt Salmon

Dallas Morning News

Texas comes out on top in private equity investments

Private equity firms invested $87.4 billion in more than 200 Texas companies in 2013 making Texas first in the nation for private equity investment.

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Related Topix: Eddie Bernice Johnson, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Williamson County, TX

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