Author Archives: Team Guillory

28 Nov
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Texans in Congress brace for frenzied agenda in December

WASHINGTON — In the coming weeks, Congress is set to run out of road after a year of kicking the can.  Faced with several issues to address in September, federal legislators instead passed short-term measures through December. As a result, ...

28 Nov
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Congress passed a $700 billion defense policy bill. The Pentagon may never get all of it

The $700 billion defense policy bill passed by Congress this month, which President Trump touted as an historic hike, hands the military a lengthy shopping list of aircraft, ships, and troops. But the Pentagon is not calling contractors and recruiters ...

28 Nov
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Harper College calls on Congress to give legal status to ‘Dreamers’

Harper College officials are calling on federal legislators to enact legal protections for undocumented youth brought to the United States illegally as children — a group that includes students who attend the Palatine-based community college. A resolution approved unanimously this ...

27 Nov
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Sen. Franken apologizes for harassment reports as Congress returns

WASHINGTON — Sen. Al Franken apologized Monday to voters, aides and “everyone who has counted on me to be a champion for women,” as the Minnesota Democrat fought to bolster his support with his first Capitol public appearance since being ...

27 Nov
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Rep. Luis Gutierrez to retire from Congress, sources say

Signaling the end to a quarter century career in Congress, Rep. Luis Gutierrez will announce Tuesday that he will not seek re-election, Democratic sources tell the Chicago Sun-Times. The Near Northwest Side Democrat has been one of the more high-profile Latino ...