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March 31, 2015 Article

By Megan Scully, CQ Roll Call

As instability rocks the region, President Barack Obama on Tuesday agreed to release long-stalled military aid to Egypt, including the delivery of 12 F-16 fighter jets, 20 Harpoon missiles and as many as 125 M1A1 tanks, to help the U.S. ally battle rapidly spreading threats from the Islamic State and others.

March 26, 2015 Article

By Leigh Munsil

Lockheed Martin took to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with an F-35 flight simulator and footage of the advanced fighter jet in flight to tout the economic benefits of the massive weapons project for companies supplying key components.

March 24, 2015 Article

By Aubree Abril

WASHINGTON – Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, joined seven colleagues in Congress Tuesday to launch a Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism.

She joined Reps. Chris Smith, R-NJ, Nita Lowey, D-NY, Eliot Engel, D-NY, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., Steve Israel, D-NY, Peter Roskam, R-Ill., and Ted Deutch, D-Fla.

March 24, 2015 Article

By Lucy Westcott - 3/24/15

A bipartisan task force to combat rising global anti-Semitism was set up by the House of Representatives on Tuesday in response to a number of attacks targeting Europe’s Jewish community this year.

March 23, 2015 Article

By Anna M. Tinsley
03/23/2015 3:29 PM

FORT WORTH  —  Former Israeli President Shimon Peres has dedicated his life toward finding peace.

And the former president — who left office last year after seven decades of public service, holding every notable post in Israel’s government, including prime minister twice — isn’t stopping now.

March 16, 2015 Article

By Emma Dumain    
Posted at 5 a.m. March 16

Rep. Kay Granger doesn’t suffer fools.

The Texas Republican has a story about a lawmaker who admitted he hadn’t read a bill he was trying to amend; She told him he had “no business being in Congress.”

March 12, 2015 Article

By Scott Wong and Cristina Marcos - 03/12/15 06:00 AM EDT

When House Administration Committee Chairwoman Candice Miller retires and hands over her gavel next year, GOP leaders will be facing a familiar quandary: finding another female lawmaker to lead a committee.

March 9, 2015 Article

By Anna M. Tinsley

DeWayne Irwin is finding it nearly impossible to keep a popular bullet used in AR-15 semiautomatic rifles on his store shelves.

He even brought about 10 cases of the ammunition from his personal stockpile to sell at Fort Worth Gun.

February 23, 2015 Article

By Maria Recio - Star-Telegram Washington Bureau

One of North Texas’ most powerful members of Congress is taking on the Obama administration over delays in providing military assistance to nations on the front lines of combat against the Islamic State.

February 20, 2015 Article

By Megan Scully

The chairwoman of the House State-Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee warned the White House it could face legislative repercussions if it does not provide weapons and funding to allies to assist in the fight against the Islamic State, including a key parochial interest: the long-stalled delivery of F-16 fighter jets to Egypt.