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Family of Uvalde, Buffalo Victims Testify in Congress

Family of Uvalde, Buffalo Victims Testify in Congress

Family members of the victims of mass shootings, including Buffalo and Uvalde, testified in Congress on Wednesday during a hearing on gun violence with the Committee on Oversight and Reform. Zeneta Everhart, mother of 21-year-old Zaire Goodman who was injured in the...

House passes bill to boost US competitiveness

House passes bill to boost US competitiveness

On Friday, the House passed the COMPETES Act, a sweeping bill designed to enhance the United States’ competitiveness with China in manufacturing and technology. The bill passed in a 222-210 vote, mostly along party lines.  The COMPETES Act includes $52 billion...

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...