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WASHINGTON - Texas Democrats in Congress remain confident about the 2018 elections despite a stinging loss in a Georgia congressional race last week that highlighted a string of deflating defeats.
By Robert Pear and Thomas Kaplan, New York Times
June 22, 2017 Updated: June 22, 2017 8:22pm
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans, who’ve promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act for seven years, took a major step toward that goal, unveiling a bill Thursday to make deep cuts in Medicaid and end the mandate that most Americans have health insurance.
For the 10th time in the last several months, Republicans on Wednesday blocked a Democratic resolution offered on the House floor requesting President Trump’s tax returns.
The measure was defeated on a procedural vote of 227-188 that fell largely along party lines.
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SAN ANTONIO - Members of the San Antonio Food Bank and Feeding Texas joined Rep. Lloyd Doggett to urge members of the Texas Congressional Delegation to reject President Donald Trump’s budget proposal.
The proposed budget threatens to dramatically increase the number of Texans at risk of hunger. It would cut $193 billion from the food stamp program.
Trump administration officials will huddle Friday as part of a push to issue an executive order addressing rising drug prices, but few are expecting its punch to match the president's often blistering rhetoric about the pharmaceutical industry.
Hundreds of people gathered at Austin City Hall on Saturday to demand an independent investigation of President Donald Trump and his associates’ possible ties to Russia.
The event in the sweltering heat was one of more than 100 other such “March for Truth” demonstrations scheduled throughout the country and world on June 3.
Deep in the heart of America’s top emitting state for greenhouse gases, reaction to President Trump’s decision to drop out of the Paris climate accord broke largely along ideological and party lines.
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of independent pharmacists swarmed the House and Senate office buildings one recent afternoon, climbing the marble staircases as they rushed from one appointment to the next, pitching lawmakers on their plan to rein in the soaring drug prices that have enraged American consumers.
On Memorial Day, families all across the country take time to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. For many of our friends and neighbors here in San Antonio, honoring the memory of our fallen heroes is personal.