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Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 04:19 PM CDT

Lone Star Politics - June 25, 2017

Lone Star Politics - June 25, 2017

Congressman Pete Sessions talks about what it will take to get the Senate's healthcare bill passed. Plus, the state's new immigration law goes to court Monday, and immigration lawyer Eric Cedillo explains why...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 04:16 PM CDT

LSP: Dallas Dem Chair on Sessions's Chances for Re-Election

LSP: Dallas Dem Chair on Sessions's Chances for Re-Election

Democrats are looking to regain congressional power in 2018. In District 32, four candidates have already taken steps to seat Congressman Pete Sessions. Dallas County Democratic Chair Carol Donovan explains why...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 04:12 PM CDT

LSP: Congressman Pete Sessions on Healthcare, 2018 Race

LSP: Congressman Pete Sessions on Healthcare, 2018 Race

Congressman Pete Sessions talks healthcare and shares whether he's worried about Democrats hoping to win his seat in 2018.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 01:06 PM CDT

More Americans Believe Comey Over Trump: Poll

More Americans Believe Comey Over Trump: Poll

By a 2-to-1 margin, Americans say they are more likely to believe former FBI Director James Comey than President Donald Trump in regard to their differing accounts of the events that led up to Comey’s firing,...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 06:09 PM CDT

Trump Signs Law to Make VA More Accountable for Vets' Care

Trump Signs Law to Make VA More Accountable for Vets' Care

President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 12:11 PM CDT

Medical Groups Hate the 'Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Medical Groups Hate the 'Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Both versions of the Republican plan to fix the American health care system would make things worse, not better, according to groups that represent a variety of physicians. NBC News reported that pediatrician...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 01:18 PM CDT

Boeing Factory Where Trump Touted US Jobs Set for Layoffs

Boeing Factory Where Trump Touted US Jobs Set for Layoffs

Workers at a South Carolina Boeing factory are bracing themselves for layoffs just five months after President Donald Trump visited the plant "to celebrate jobs." Boeing confirmed on Thursday that up to 200...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 06:38 AM CDT

Supreme Court Could Reveal Action on Travel Ban at Any Time

Supreme Court Could Reveal Action on Travel Ban at Any Time

The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump's travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries. The country is waiting for the court to make its decision...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 02:19 PM CDT

Trump Suggests He Was Trying to Keep Comey Honest

Trump Suggests He Was Trying to Keep Comey Honest

President Donald Trump suggested he was just trying to keep fired FBI Director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of their private conversations.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 10:43 PM CDT

5 GOP Senators Now Oppose Health Bill, Enough to Sink It

5 GOP Senators Now Oppose Health Bill, Enough to Sink It

Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to...

 
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