Sen. Hutchison speaks on Hurricane Ike impact in Washington
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), accompanied by members of the Texas Congressional delegation, speaks during a news conference on the impact of Hurricane Ike on Texas in Washington on September 16, 2008. Hutchinson was joined by, from left to right, Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX) Rep. Al Green (D-TX), Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (D-TX), Rep. Louis Gohmet (R-TX), Rep. Gene Green (D-TX), Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX) and Rep. John Carter (R-TX). (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
A Republican member of Congress is challenging Obama administration plans to provide $450 million in emergency aid to Egypt.
China sternly denounced a $5.9 billion U.S. plan to upgrade Taiwan's F-16 jet fighters, warning the U.S. ambassador military and overall relations would suffer.
An American congresswoman visiting Jerusalem said Egypt would lose $2 billion in U.S. aid if it backed out of its 1979 peace treaty with Israel.
For a long time now, much of the discussion of the use of private contractors on the battlefield and war zones has been sensationalistic and not particularly helpful. Either contractors are just patriots helping out their former comrades, as most of them are former military themselves, or they are just war profiteering money-grubbers who trample on human rights. Neither view is correct.
The U.S. Congress should not go home for Memorial Day unless it has passed an Iraq war-funding bill, Republicans in the House of Representatives said Thursday.
The Texas Republican congressional delegation is vowing to fight plans to shut down a Navy Reserve F/A-18 Hornet squadron based in Fort Worth.
Texas Cowtown Fort Worth will add another luminary to its list of famous residents -- George P. Bush, a nephew of President George W. Bush.
House Majority Leader Tom DeLay spent $127,775 of the $185,300 he raised to fight legal problems in the third quarter of 2004.
The House Friday named Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, chairman of a new subcommittee to oversee work done by the Department of Homeland Security regarding computers, telecommunications and information.
Research into how Congress is using the Internet's potential shows 90 percent of member and committee Web sites rate no more than fair, according to a report issued Monday.
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