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Barney Frank challenges GOP criticism on Dodd-Frank Act

Barney Frank challenges GOP criticism on Dodd-Frank Act

July 24, 2014Former Rep. Barney Frank insisted Wednesday Dodd-Frank offers a way to end bailouts, but Republican critics still say it fails to resolve "too big to fail."
Lingjiao Mo, Medill News Service
House GOP to vote on new leadership... for now

House GOP to vote on new leadership... for now

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) --House Republicans will choose new leadership Thursday, but it's a decision that may easily be undone after the upcoming midterm elections.
Gabrielle Levy
McCarthy alone in majority leader race, Labrador mulls run

McCarthy alone in majority leader race, Labrador mulls run

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) --The House majority leader race went from a two-man race to a coronation of Kevin McCarthy, but by Friday, another member was considering a run.
Gabrielle Levy
Hensarling won't run for majority leader

Hensarling won't run for majority leader

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) --Jeb Hensarling withdrew from consideration in the race for House majority leader, bowing out of the vote that will take place next week to replace Eric Cantor.
Gabrielle Levy
Cantor to step down as majority leader

Cantor to step down as majority leader

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) --Following his stunning primary defeat Tuesday night, Eric Cantor will step down from his post as majority leader in July.
Gabrielle Levy

U.S. House passes partisan SEC Act

WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. House approved a bill Friday that would force the Securities and Exchange Commission to review rules considered to be stalling job creation.

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Report: Boehner avoided coup attempt

Report: Boehner avoided coup attempt

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- An 11th-hour Republican political coup plot against U.S. House Speaker John Boehner was bigger than previously thought, Roll Call reported Sunday.

House OKs bill to force sequester details

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. House voted Wednesday in favor of a bill Republicans said would force President Barack Obama to "show us your hand" on mandated budget cuts.
No debt deal. Now what?

No debt deal. Now what?

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The administration upped pressure on Congress, unveiling a calculator to show U.S. taxpayers how much money is at stake following the supercommittee's failure.
Obama says he will veto efforts to undo cuts

Obama says he will veto efforts to undo cuts

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The congressional supercommittee Monday admitted it failed to find a compromise to trim the U.S. budget deficit $1.2 trillion in the next decade.

Zandi: No deal for supercommittee

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Economist Mark Zandi said Sunday he thinks the congressional supercommittee won't be able to reach a deal to cut the U.S. deficit as this week's deadline looms.

Supercommittee failure likely

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. congressional supercommittee's likely failure to agree on deficit reduction is likely to set up another fiscal wrangle in Congress, lawmakers say.
Deficit reduction super panel meets in open

Deficit reduction super panel meets in open

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Lawmakers can't always look to non-defense discretionary spending for cuts to spending the Democratic co-chairwoman of the supercommittee said Wednesday.
Congressional budget director questioned on federal spending

Congressional budget director questioned on federal spending

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The committee responsible for cutting the U.S. deficit by at least $1.2 trillion asked the congressional budget chief hard-hitting questions about the government's discretionary spending.
ANJELICA TAN, MEDILL NEWS SERVICE, Written for UPI
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Rep. Al Green (D-TX) (L) whispers to Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) as Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies at a House Agriculture Committee and House Financial Services Committee joint hearing called "A Review of the Administration's Proposal to Regulate the Over-the-Counter (OTC) Derivatives Market" on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 10, 2009. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)
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Jeb Hensarling (born May 29, 1957) has been the Republican congressman representing Texas' 5th congressional district (map) in the United States House of Representatives since 2003.

Hensarling was born in Stephenville, the seat of Erath County, and grew up on the family farm in College Station. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1979 with a bachelor's degree in economics. In 1982, he earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also an Eagle Scout.

Prior to serving in Congress, Hensarling was State Director for Texas Senator Phil Gramm from 1985 until 1989. From 1991 to 1993, he served as executive director of the Republican Senatorial Committee.

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