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When no other schools in the Southeastern Conference or the former Southwestern Conference would award them athletic scholarships, African Americans had been recruited by and…
To date, nearly 100,000 Hispanics have died with AIDS. Since Hispanics are the fastest growing minority group in the United States, our challenge is even…
This Congress has promised all manner of border security and port security to the tune of billions of dollars… yet we have – to date…
Small businesses drive this economy and it is unacceptable that the President’s budget proposal does not give them the tools they need to be successful.
Over the last five years, the Administration and the majority in Congress have appropriated less than $900 million for port security grants – despite the…
In South Texas, we understand how vital port security is and we fear the day a weapon of mass destruction could be brought into a…
The Peace Corps is an outstanding organization that promotes peace through helping countless individuals who want to help build a better life for the community…
In fact, in 2002, the Secretary of Defense authorized such support on a reimbursable basis to organizations formerly components of the Department of Justice and…
For my constituents, owning a home is the culmination of many years of hard work and the realization of the American Dream. At no time…
This nation’s 23 million small businesses need a budget that reflects their value to the economy.
Supporting the troops has got to mean more than bumper stickers on pickup trucks, my friends. We need to give them what they need.
Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the Peace Corps as it reached its 45th anniversary on March 1, 2006.
Education should be one of our top funding priorities; talking about it does not help the teachers and students who desperately need promises fulfilled.
It matters not what your individual position is on either war we are currently prosecuting – in Iraq or Afghanistan – certainly we can all…
In addition to serving overseas, the Peace Corps’ Crisis Corps Volunteers have helped their fellow Americans.
While I believe our Constitution allows for State and local governments to execute the power of eminent domain for those purposes that specifically serve the…
I worked with the March of Dimes to enact legislation for a national birth defects prevention program to provide surveillance, research and preventive services aimed…
I have fought to protect those benefits that ensure better salaries for teachers across the Nation such as grants to pay off student loans and…
As a father and grandfather, I have witnessed firsthand the joy of new life entering the world. I know the pain and apprehension that goes…
As a former veteran, I understand the needs of veterans, and have been clear – we will work together, stand together with the Administration, but…
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