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Enough is Enough

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At approximately 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, shots rang out at the San Bruno, California-based YouTube headquarters. Early reports said that the shooting occurred outside at the company's employee café, and a source at Stanford University Hospital said that four or five victims had been brought to the hospital's Palo Alto, California, emergency ...
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Let’s Talk About Guns

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In the aftermath of the February 14, 2018, school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the gun control debate - specifically, the debate on whether the average American should have access to AR-15 assault rifles - was revived after months of virtual silence. While my opponent, Rep. Michael Burgess, has said he is "...
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Breaking Down the Trump Tax Plan

A brief glance at the headlines about President Trump’s newly unveiled tax plan is likely to leave the average American more confused than they were before they researched it. With right-leaning news sites like The Christian Science Monitor proclaiming "Trump’s Tax Plan: Why Many Middle Class Republicans Support It" and the left-leaning Washington Post asserting "Trump’s Tax Plan Is Still Even Less Popular Than Trump," it's hard to know what to believe about the new tax plan. Based on the headlines, it falls somewhere between abject poverty and $100 bills raining from the sky.

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What the Net Neutrality Repeal Really Means for Texans

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You may have heard the term "net neutrality" a lot in the news lately, thanks to the FCC’s historic vote to repeal the Obama-era net neutrality rules. But despite the topic taking center stage, many Americans don’t really understand what net neutrality means.

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Private Prisons: 10 Things You Need to Know

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I've been spending my Saturday researching private prisons and the lobbying they are doing to influence our criminal justice system and government. I thought I'd share some quick facts. Please, spread the word. This is a bipartisan issue, it's not fiscally responsible and most importantly it's inhumane.

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