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April 12, 2012 Article

By Chris Vaughn

FORT WORTH -- Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Reps. Kay Granger and Joe Barton promised a hangar full of National Guard troops Wednesday that they will continue their knockdown fight with the Air Force over plans to move eight C-130 Hercules aircraft from Fort Worth to Montana.

April 12, 2012 Article

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry and other officials Wednesday promised to ratchet up pressure to keep eight Air Force planes used for disaster relief from being moved from Texas to Montana, a proposal Perry called "one of the worst decisions" the federal government has made in some time.

March 20, 2012 Article

By Zach Silberman

WASHINGTON (JTA) -- Top Obama administration officials faced tough questions from lawmakers on funding for the Palestinian Authority and its efforts to seek statehood recognition.

March 20, 2012 Article

By Sara Sorcher

Lawmakers did not appear swayed by the arguments of Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, to continue contributing to UNESCO after the organization defied U.S. opposition and accepted a Palestinian bid for membership.

March 11, 2012 Article

By Maria Recio

WASHINGTON — The two powerful women sat across from each other in the ornate, gold-curtained congressional hearing room: U.S. Rep. Kay Granger was at the center of the dais and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in the witness seat as the Fort Worth Republican grilled her on world affairs.

March 7, 2012 Article

By Angela K. Brown

FORT WORTH, Texas — Five Gulf Coast states' governors and Texas' entire congressional delegation are fighting a U.S. Air Force proposal to move eight cargo planes out of Texas that are used for post-hurricane evacuations.

February 28, 2012 Article

By Chris Vaughn

FORT WORTH -- The Texas congressional delegation, led by U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, is mobilizing in an attempt to scuttle the Air Force's plan to move Air National Guard C-130 Hercules transport aircraft from Fort Worth to Montana, which military and political leaders say will leave the Gulf Coast vulnerable during disasters and hurricanes.

November 18, 2011 Article

WASHINGTON — A key US House of Representatives panel on Thursday approved bills urging the sale of new F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan and letting its leaders travel more freely to the United States, steps opposed by Beijing.

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved the legislation by voice vote.

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