3 hrs ago
U.S. House Bill Sets Up Immigration Fight
The barrier that divides the U.S. House and Senate plans for immigration reform looms as large as the double-layered border fence that lines much of the Texas-Mexico border.
14 hrs ago
Asteroid proposal may get burned
NASA promoted its plan for a proposed human expedition to an asteroid Tuesday as congressional lawmakers aimed to kill the project in its infancy.
17 hrs ago
By the Numbers: Juneteenth
Juneteenth is the oldest known U.S. celebration of the end of slavery. Many African-Americans mark the anniversary much like the Fourth of July, with parties, picnics and gathering with family and friends.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
TX:Pro-gun Group Protests Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee’s Office
A Houston group which supports arming private citizens for free protests at the heights office of U.S. representative Sheila Jackson Lee.
Customer Interaction Solutions
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Celebrates National Small Business...
Today, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee honored local small businesses as part of the 50th Annual National Small Business Week.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Kansas City InfoZine
House Committee Approves Bill to Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks
By Jacqueline DelPilar - A bill banning abortion after 20 weeks is likely to come up for debate on the House floor next week after being approved Wednesday by the Judiciary Committee.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The American Spectator Blog
Controversial Abortion Bill Clears Committee Amidst Rape Debate
The full House Judiciary Committee passed the highly controversial Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act on Wednesday, setting up what will be an interesting House floor debate.
Talking Points Memo
House GOP Set To Vote Next Week On 20-Week Abortion Ban
The GOP-led House of Representatives is set to vote next week on legislation outlawing abortions later than 20 weeks into pregnancy after Republicans passed it out of committee Wednesday by a vote of 20-12.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Sheila Jackson Lee's Rambling 30-min. Defense of Eric Holder:...
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee during an hour-long speech on Thursday offered a rambling defense of embattled U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, assuring members of Congress that she can vouch for his "integrity."
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Juneteenth as a National Day of Observance
In response to my article about Juneteenth , Reverend Ronald Myers sent me further information about what he and many others are doing to make this a recognized legal holiday across the United States.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
House votes to delay bulk ammunition purchase by DHS
The House late Wednesday voted to stop the Department of Homeland Security from entering into new contracts to buy millions of rounds of ammunition until DHS reports to Congress on the need for the ammo, and its cost.
Texas Redistricting Fight Shows Why Voting Rights Act Still Needed
The last time Texas redrew its political maps in the middle of the decade, Texas Democrats fled to Oklahoma to protest Tom DeLay's unprecedented power grab in 2003.
HFD Lines Up Outside Reliant as City Prepares to Honor Fallen Firefighters
Hundreds of fire and police vehicles lined up outside Reliant early Wednesday to prepare for a procession and memorial service to remember four fallen Houston firefighters.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Plans detailed for HFD firefighters memorial
A public memorial service will be held for the four Houston Firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice during the fire in Southwest Houston last Friday, May 31. The service will be held on Wednesday, June 5, at Reliant Stadium, One Reliant Park, Houston, Texas, 77054.
Plans announced for memorial service honoring fallen firefighters
Thousands are expected to attend the public memorial service for the four Houston firefighters who were killed while battling a fire at a southwest Houston hotel last Friday.
Fri May 24, 2013
High-skill bill hits diversity visas
Rep. Darrell Issa has framed his new high-skilled immigration bill as a building block for American opportunity and a tool for taking on the Senate.
Wed May 22, 2013
House passes another bill authorizing Keystone XL
The House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that would speed construction of the Keystone XL pipeline - a largely symbolic measure with probably no chance of clearing the Democratic Senate and overcoming a presidential veto.
House group backs media shield law
A bipartisan group of House members advocated for a shield law Wednesday to protect the press in light of two recent cases in which the Justice Department obtained journalists' records.
Tue May 21, 2013
Flight Attendants, Congressional Reps At Houston (IAH) Airport Rally...
WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants including United, American, Southwest and US Airways, conducted a press conference and rally Monday, May 20, 2013 at Houston Intercontinental Airport to continue engaging the traveling public in efforts to keep the ... (more)