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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…….
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……
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.
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.