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The legacy of Eddie Bernice Johnson

The legacy of Eddie Bernice Johnson

On Saturday, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Dallas) announced that she will retire at the end of her term, bringing a nearly three-decade career in Congress to a close. Johnson leaves behind a history-making legacy marked by many firsts both in and out of...

House Democrats tout passage of Build Back Better Act

House Democrats tout passage of Build Back Better Act

After a more than eight-hour speech by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy attempting to derail Biden’s Build Back Better Act, House Democrats finally passed the massive social spending bill Friday morning.  Congressional Texas Democrats are touting the passage...

Rep. Filemon Vela says he won’t seek reelection

Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) will not be seeking re-election, a spokesperson for the lawmaker confirmed to Axios on Monday. Filemon has represented the district since 2013. He was re-elected in 2020 with a 13.5 percent margin over his Republican opponent. ...

Pentagon watchdog issues scathing report on Rep. Ronny Jackson

On Wednesday, the Department of Defense a scathing review of Rep. Ronny Jackson’s conduct when he was the top White House physician during the Obama and Trump administrations. Jackson, a staunch Trump ally, currently represents Texas 13th Congressional District which...