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Congressman Marc Veasey

Representing the 33rd District of Texas

In The News

Jun 26, 2017 In The News
McClatchy DC: Democrats and unions are trying to figure out how to win back blue-collar votes

WASHINGTON 

Labor leaders came to Capitol Hill on behalf of Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Texas, on Tuesday and they had a clear message for Democrats: in order to take back the Capitol and White House, talk about jobs and don’t stop.

Jun 26, 2017 In The News
Roll Call: New Faces on Congressional Baseball Teams — Including a Woman

There will be a few new faces on the field at the 56th annual Congressional Baseball Game on June 15.

The teams begin practice with a few freshman lawmakers on their rosters and some players lost in the shuffle of the 2016 election.

Jun 23, 2017 In The News
North Texas Republicans, Democrats React To President Trump’s Inauguration

North Texas Republicans are celebrating the 45th President, Donald Trump.

At a watch party at the Las Colinas Country Club, about 30 members of the Greater Irving Republican Club cheered after Mr. Trump took the Oath of Office, then raised their glasses to offer him a toast.

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Jun 23, 2017 In The News
North Texas Voters Demand More Town Hall Meetings with Congressmen

Some Texas voters are upset they are not getting face-to-face meetings with lawmakers while Congress is in recess and the lawmakers are in their home districts.

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Jun 16, 2017 In The News
Paste Magazine: Dear Democrats: What Are You Going to Do About Healthcare?

Dear Democrats,

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Jun 16, 2017 In The News
TribTalk: Why the congressional baseball game is about more than a game

Editor's note: Texas Tribune reporters don't usually write pieces for TribTalk, but we've made an exception for this commentary by Washington Bureau Chief Abby Livingston, a member of the press team in the Congressional Women’s Softball Game.

Jun 16, 2017 In The News
Texas Tribune: At emotional Congressional Baseball Game, Texans take the field

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats dominated their Republican counterparts early on in a bittersweet annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nats Park. 

 

After seven innings, Democrats took the coveted Roll Call Trophy thanks to an 11-2 lead. 

A Capitol Hill tradition since 1909, five Texas members of Congress participated in the game…….

 

Jun 15, 2017 In The News
Dallas-FW CBS 11: After Shooting, N. Texas Members Of Congress Want Security Review

 

NORTH TEXAS (CBS11) – Republican Congressman Michael Burgess of Lewisville says after Wednesday’s shooting, he is open to tighter security at his town hall meetings.

He and Democratic Congressman Marc Veasey of Fort Worth say they’ll take any changes Capitol Police suggest seriously……

Jun 14, 2017 In The News
KSAT 12: Six things to know about Congressional Baseball Game

WASHINGTON, DC - For more than 100 years, the Congressional Baseball Game has been a trademark for both Democrats and Republicans in setting aside political differences and taking part in a tradition destined for unity.   

Jun 14, 2017 In The News
Texas Tribune: Staffer of Rep. Roger Williams among those shot at GOP baseball practice

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams said he dove for the dugout as a gunman began shooting Wednesday morning during a GOP congressional baseball practice in Virginia. U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise... ALEXANDRIA, Virginia — A staffer of U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, who was among those shot at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning, is expected to make a full recovery, the Austin Republican said.

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