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GOP to announce border bill plan with fraction of WH request

GOP to announce border bill plan with fraction of WH request

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) --Republicans tasked with forming a plan to deal with the humanitarian crisis at the border made it clear they won't give President Obama everything he wants.
Gabrielle Levy

Mexico worried about U.S. arms plan

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Talks on transferring some of Afghanistan's arms surpluses to the U.S. border with Mexico have raised concerns some of them will end up in arsenals of drug cartels and organized crime.
Few House members use salary payback plan

Few House members use salary payback plan

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- A little-used U.S. House salary payback program has been called a "gimmick" by one member who says the budget crisis needs solutions, not a publicity stunt.
Drones spying on Mexico? U.S. won't say

Drones spying on Mexico? U.S. won't say

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. surveillance drones are patrolling the southern border, but officials are not saying whether they are looking into Mexico.

Border fence provision cut from bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, says a provision to build more fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border was cut out of a federal spending bill.

Jet with 7 congressmen has emergency

NEW ORLEANS, July 22 (UPI) -- A Continental Airlines jetliner carrying seven Texas congressmen among its 188 passengers made an emergency stop in New Orleans Tuesday, officials said.

Details on DHS Canada fire border incident

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- House Democrats demand to know why U.S. border officials delayed a Canadian ambulance rushing a heart patient to surgery, the second recent such incident.

FEC resolves seven cases

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The Federal Elections Commission said it has resolved seven campaign finance matters, including three involving a congressional race in Texas.

U.S., Mexico to target drug cartels

WASHINGTON , Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A massive and costly offensive on Mexican drug cartels is being drafted by the Bush administration with apparent cooperation from Mexico.

Texas congressman loses another round

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- A Texas congressman has lost what may be the final round in his nearly five-month-long legal fight for survival. The Texas Supreme Court refused Tuesday to hear the appeal of Rep. Ciro Rodriguez, D-Texas, the San Antonio Express-News reported.

Texas congressman's fight has new life

SAN ANTONIO, June 24 (UPI) -- A state appeals court has given Rep. Ciro Rodriguez, D-Texas, new life in his fight for political survival in South Texas.

Texas congressman loses another bout

SAN ANTONIO, May 11 (UPI) -- A veteran Texas congressman Tuesday lost another round in a court battle to save his job. State Judge Joe Hart ruled against Rep. Ciro Rodriguez, of San Antonio, in his fight for the Democratic nomination in the 28th District, the San Antonio Express-News

Judge rules against Texas congressman

SAN ANTONIO, May 4 (UPI) -- A judge Tuesday threw out part of a lawsuit filed by the losing candidate in a Texas congressional race. Judge Joseph Hart tossed out an amendment that Rep. Ciro Rodriguez, D-Texas, had made to his original lawsuit, the San Antonio Express-News reported.

Rodriguez files suit over recount

SAN ANTONIO, April 14 (UPI) -- Rep. Ciro Rodriguez, D-Texas, Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging a recount that gave his opponent the Democratic nomination in the Texas primary.

McCaul wins Texas congressional runoff

HOUSTON, April 14 (UPI) -- Austin attorney Michael McCaul defeated Houston mortgage banker Ben Streusand for the Republican nomination in a Texas congressional race.
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Henry Cuellar
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Henry Roberto Cuellar (born September 19, 1955) is the U.S Representative for Texas's 28th congressional district, serving since 2005. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district extends from the Rio Grande to the suburbs of San Antonio, including Guadalupe County and nearby Wilson County.

Cuellar was born in Laredo, the seat of Webb County in southern Texas, where he has resided most of his life. Cuellar's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin S. Cuellar, were migrant workers who never completed schooling beyond the fifth grade. He is the oldest of eight children.

Cuellar graduated in 1973 from J. W. Nixon High School, a classmate of future Webb County District Attorney Joe Rubio, Jr. Cuellar then procured an associate's degree from Laredo Community College (then known as Laredo Junior College), where he would later for a time instruct government courses on an adjunct basis. He then attended the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in foreign service. He also holds a master's degree in International Trade from Texas A&M International University in Laredo and a Juris Doctor and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. With a total of five degrees, Cuellar is the most degreed member of Congress serving in the House.

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