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"Syria is the problem. Syria is where those weapons of mass destruction are, in my view. You know, I can fly an F-15, put two nukes on 'em and I'll make one pass. We won't have to worry about Syria anymore."
Sam Johnson, quoted telling a church gathering, 2005
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Rep. Lynn Jenkins (Kan.): Jenkins voted against prohibiting anti-LGBT discrimination by federal contractors, and failed to cosponsor the Equality Act. She has a score of zero on the HRC scorecard. Rep. Sam Johnson (Texas): Having voted against prohibiting anti-LGBT discrimination by federal ...
Other LGBT organizations in Texas that have endorsed Dallas' former sheriff in her bid for governor include Victory Fund and Stonewall Democrat chapters ... That put her in a runoff with Sam Johnson, who received 28.6 percent of the vote. ... She will be the new state representative for House District 104.

Two chairman quit in the face of term limits as committee leaders: Financial Services Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling of Dallas and Science chairman Rep. Lamar Smith of San Antonio. Rep. Sam Johnson of Plano, 87, was the first to announce plans to exit after 2018. Rep. Ted Poe of Humble also ...
WASHINGTON -- Key lawmakers and business leaders from trade-heavy states like Texas could be making headway in getting the Trump administration to .... Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Plano, touted NAFTA's role in supporting lots and lots of Texas jobs. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, said that "NAFTA is ...
But that's not the case for U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson who missed nearly 20 percent of congressional votes in 2017 with no threat of losing his -- even if he will voluntarily give it up soon. Johnson missed more votes than any other member of the Texas delegation on Capitol Hill last year - 134 out of 710 ...

Separately, House Ways & Means health subcommittee Chair Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX) spearheaded a letter with four other Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means Republicans that made similar arguments. Both letters emphasized that CMS should avoid violating the Part ... Healthcare
Ted Poe, R-Texas; Dave Reichert, R-Wash. ... Attorney General Jeff Sessions, formerly a senator from Alabama; Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, formerly a representative from Montana; Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, formerly a representative from South Carolina; CIA ...
A number of congressmen in their 80s are also retiring from safe Republican seats, including Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Rep. Sam Johnson (R-Texas). Others, like Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) and Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.), are leaving in the wake of sexual ...
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC). Rep. Jimmy Duncan Jr. (R-Tenn.) Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas). Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Texas). Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas). Rep. Sam Johnson (R-Texas). Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas). Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas). Rep. Dave Reichert (R- Wash.) Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) Rep.
Eleven Republicans and five Democrats are seeking the seat that will be vacated when long-time Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, retires at the end of this year. Texas voters go to the polls Tuesday. They'll likely have to vote again in this race if no candidate gets 50 percent, triggering a May runoff. No one in the ...
129, a bill introduced by Rep. Sam Johnson (TX-03), a Vietnam POW and war hero, to strengthen efforts to bring home every American Prisoner of War (POW) and missing soldier. Sadly 83,000 personnel of the United States military are still unaccounted-for around the world from past wars and conflicts.
The oldest, 87-year-old GOP Rep. Sam Johnson of Texas, reported being $2,000 in the black when his 13th full term began. The oldest retiring senator is Republican Orrin G. Hatch of Utah, 83, with a net worth above $1.6 million. (He's also one of a handful of members to include royalties for songwriting in ...
WASHINGTON — With the relative lull in national political news, our attention turns to the Lone Star State, which holds the first official primaries for the 2018 midterms exactly a week from today. There are several interesting contests to watch up and down the ballot – including an intraparty challenge that ...
Texas Rep. Sam Johnson donated possessions from his time as a prisoner of war in Vietnam to the Smithsonian Institute. The Republican donated a tin cup and a tube of toothpaste he smuggled from the infamous “Hanoi Hilton” prisoner of war camp from his seven years held captive after he was shot ...
WASHINGTON -- Three Republicans and four Democrats want to fill retiring Rep. Sam Johnson's seat, the first time since 1990 that the 3rd Congressional District won't have the war hero from Plano running as the incumbent. All eyes are on the GOP primary race where Van Taylor, who decided against ...
Sam Johnson has filed to run for U.S. representative, District 3. He is running as a Democrat against Adam P. Bell, Lorie Burch and Medrick Yhap in the March 6 primary election. Community Impact Newspaper sent Johnson a list of questions about his candidacy. Below are his answers, which have been ...

WASHINGTON — War hero and Plano Rep. Sam Johnson will donate a tube of toothpaste and the tin cup he used to communicate with fellow Vietnam prisoners of war to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, his office announced Friday. The 87-year-old congressman served 29 years in ...
State Sen. Van Taylor's experience as a legislator, knowledge of the issues and general demeanor make him the best candidate among the three vying to win the GOP nomination in Congressional District 3 to succeed outgoing veteran Rep. Sam Johnson. While Taylor is a bigger fan of President Donald ...
But that's not the case for U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson who missed nearly 20 percent of congressional votes in 2017 with no threat of losing his — even if he will voluntarily give it up soon. Johnson missed more votes than any other member of the Texas delegation on Capitol Hill last year – 134 out of 710 votes, ...
... second with 990,690 living in such communities, or 22.7 percent of its population. North Texas has the two most prosperous congressional districts in the country — District 3, represented by U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Richardson, and District 26, represented by U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Lewisville.
Eight LGBTQ people are running for Texas congressional seats. Democrat Lorie Burch is challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson of Plano, while Democrat John Duncan is running for the open seat being vacated by Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of suburban Dallas, who is stepping down after ...
Other retiring Texas Republicans are: Science, Space and Technology Chairman Lamar Smith; Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling; along with rank-and-file members Sam Johnson, Ted Poe and Blake Farenthold. Additionally, Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke is leaving the House to challenge ...
Van Taylor will vacate his District 8 senate seat as he pursues Congressman Sam Johnson's District 3 seat. ... Residents can reference the finalized list of Collin County candidates at the Texas Secretary of State website, sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml, to find the 2018 Primary Election Public Office ...
Two other New Jersey Republicans may be victims of a GOP backlash, as well funded contenders are lining up to challenge Rep. Leonard lance and Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen. Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Virginia, Rep. Dave Trott, R-Mich., Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, Rep.
Republican Representative Frank LoBiondo of New Jersey, who came in with the Gingrich Revolution in 1994 and has been a target for House ... The Texas Republican makes a special point of blaming “the Mediacrats,” a conspiracy of Democratic and media elites to make his party look evil and ...
3. Rep. Sam Johnson of Texas; announced on 1/6/17. The longtime congressman made his announcement in a message posted to his website. "After much prayer, I have decided I will not seek re-election to serve the Third District of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018," Johnson said in the ...
U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, a relatively obscure third-term Democrat from El Paso, threw his hat in the ring to take on U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018. O'Rourke, who pledged he wouldn't take PAC money or allow pollsters to shape his messaging, spent the year blanketing every pocket of the state – even the ...
In Congress, the eight Texans giving up their seats include three North Texas Republicans. Dallas Rep. Jeb Hensarling and Plano Rep. Sam Johnson are retiring, and Ennis Rep. Joe Barton is stepping down after a scandal in which sexual images he shared in an extramarital relationship were made public ...
... up U.S. House seats, nearly a quarter of Texas' congressional delegation. Many open-seat races feature fierce primary battles. Abbott has largely avoided congressional endorsements, only backing Wall and Republican state Sen. Van Taylor's bid to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson of Plano.
Greg Abbott is endorsing conservative activist and Republican donor Kathaleen Wall in a crowded GOP primary field to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Ted Poe. ... Six Republicans and two Democrats are giving up U.S. House seats, nearly a quarter of Texas' congressional delegation. ... Sam Johnson of Plano.
Rep. Vern Buchanan · Vernon Gale BuchananMORE (R-Fla.) was named the new chairman of the tax-policy subcommittee. He previously led the oversight subcommittee and has been pushing to reform the IRS in the wake of the tax law's enactment. Rep. Lynn Jenkins · Lynn Haag JenkinsThe Hill's Whip ...
Some of the retiring GOP lawmakers have served in Congress for several decades: Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Texas, who first joined the House in 1991; Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Florida, who first arrived at Capitol Hill in 1989; Rep. John Duncan, R-Tennessee, who was first sworn in in 1988; and Sen.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, the longest-serving member of the Texas delegation, apologized Wednesday for a graphic nude photo of him that .... Sam Johnson, R-Plano, announced earlier they will retired in 2018.
He completed his residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch, department of Otolaryngology Head ... Affairs for the Associated Builders and Contractors and as legislative assistant to U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Texas.
Sam Johnson, Jeb Hensarling, Lamar Smith and Ted Poe all hail from solidly Republican ... AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Veteran Democratic Rep.
The week before that, Dallas Rep. ... Sam Johnson, 87, became the first Texas Republican to announce he will leave Congress after this term.
On Wednesday morning, 52-year-old Scalise challenged 87-year-old Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Texas, who also uses a scooter to navigate the ...
Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., ... Jeb Hensarling of Dallas, Sam Johnson of Richardson and Lamar ...
GOP Rep. Sam Johnson of Plano, who turned 87 last month, is retiring. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, an El Paso Democrat, is giving up his seat to ...
House Bill 89 of the Texas Legislature, which took effect Sept. 1, was co-authored by Representative Phil King. ... Rep. Sam Johnson, who has explicitly stated in all caps on his Facebook page “I PROUDLY ... Another is Rep.
Rep. Sam Johnson (R, TX-3) announced via press release on 1/6/17 ... Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R, FL-27); told the Miami Herald on 4/30/17.
Hensarling is the second North Texas congressman to opt against another term in Congress. In January Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Plano, ...
Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Texas, who chairs the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security, has proposed to match benefit ...
Rep. Dave Reichert, shown here in 2015, is one of seven .... Sam Johnson of Texas, who will retire after 13 full House terms, and Lynn Jenkins ...
Cathy Myers, a local school board representative also running in the Democratic primary, has only $20,000 cash .... Van Taylor (Texas-03), running for Rep. ... Sam Johnson (R), who has held the Dallas-area seat since 1991.
The Vietnam Center and Archive was renamed for U.S. Rep. ... in the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center, Tuesday, October 17, 2017, in Lubbock, TX. ... A smile crossed Sam Johnson's face as Texas Tech President Lawrence ...
Rep. King has long led the charge to dismantle the DACA program, including ... Paxton became attorney general of Texas in January 2015, a state that ... Sam Johnson's (R-TX) district, would see that area lose $84.1 million ...
That amount is expected to include some funds for Texas — where Hurricane Harvey recovery is still in the early ... Sam Johnson and Mac Thornberry. ... The chairman of the conservative Republican Study Committee, Rep.
U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson announced Friday morning that he will not seek re-election to represent his Plano-based North Texas seat in Congress ...


 

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