Congress

TribLive: Miller on the Farm Bill

At Thursday's TribLive conversation, former state Rep. Sid Miller, R-Stephenville, a 2014 candidate for Texas Agriculture Commissioner, talked about why he would have opposed the farm bill recently passed by Congress.

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Gage Skidmore

The Playlist: Shut Down

Nearly one week into the federal government shutdown, we begin our weekly 10-song playlist inspired by the latest political news with "Shut Down" by the Beach Boys.

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David Fulmer

The Polling Center: Texas GOP Voters, Congress and Immigration

Republican voters in Texas still have immigration and border security atop their lists of most important problems facing the state, and their sway over members of the Texas delegation will be noted by political colleagues and potential opponents alike.

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Guest Column: Border Security Measures Will Harm Texas

Fixing our immigration system and uniting families is the right thing to do. Sacrificing our border communities and economy by creating one of the most militarized borders in the world — as the U.S. Senate's immigration bill calls for — is not.

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