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John Ratcliffe, Republican candidate for Texas' 4th U.S. Congressional District speaks in Fort Worth on June 5, 2014.
John Ratcliffe, Republican candidate for Texas' 4th U.S. Congressional District speaks in Fort Worth on June 5, 2014.

John Ratcliffe: The TT Interview

The new Texas congressman on ousting the dean of his home state's delegation, making friends in Washington and his insistence that he won't "fit into a particular box." 

Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas) is interviewed in his Longworth House building office in Washington, D.C., January 21, 2015.
Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas) is interviewed in his Longworth House building office in Washington, D.C., January 21, 2015.

U.S. Rep. Flores Doesn't See New Post as a Springboard

As the new chairman of the influential Republican Study Committee, U.S. Rep. Bill Flores could position himself for a seat at the U.S. House's leadership table. But the Bryan Republican is talking more about term limits than leadership posts. In an interview with the Tribune, Flores also talked about the committee's growth and who his favorite Democrat is.

Jorge Rojas Lopez of the Dorados De Villa motorcycle club displays photographs of his fellow riders at the Republic of Texas Biker Rally in Austin, Texas June 14th, 2013.
Jorge Rojas Lopez of the Dorados De Villa motorcycle club displays photographs of his fellow riders at the Republic of Texas Biker Rally in Austin, Texas June 14th, 2013.

Mexican Bikers Make Trek to Texas

A group of motorcycle enthusiasts from Mexico make the trek to Texas to add their own signature to a truly American experience: the Republic of Texas Biker Rally. Mexican nationals travel as far as 900 miles to attend an Austin event that celebrates the fierce independence and individuality of the Lone Star State.