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  • "Citing what they call a gaping security along the U.S.-Mexico border presents, all 20 Republicans on the House Natural Resources Committee are pushing House Democrats to schedule an urgent hearing on border security." — House Republicans demand hearing on border security, Texas on the Potomac

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  • "U.S. Rep. Chet Edwards, D-Waco, released a new ad today letting voters know he's so conservative that he says "no" to President Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, but yes to protecting gun rights." — Chet Edwards Ad Touts His Conservatism

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