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House Republican Opposes Grad Student Tax

December 8, 2017

Representative Pete Sessions, a Texas Republican, on Thursday circulated a letter to House colleagues urging GOP leaders to exclude from final tax reform legislation a provision that would tax graduate students’ tuition benefits. The letter signals at least one House Republican is focused on an issue graduate students across the country have organized around for weeks. On […]

Sessions: Each and Every Life is Precious

October 5, 2017

I recently released the following statement in support of a measure to prohibit abortions after 20 weeks, which is when a fetus can feel pain, with exceptions in cases of rape, incest, or when a mother’s life is in danger: When my son Alex was born with Down syndrome there was never a question in my […]

3,800 Gang Members Charged in Transnational Gangbusting Operation

October 3, 2017

The Department of Justice announced Friday the arrest of some 3,800 gang members across four countries, dealing a serious blow to the MS-13 transnational drug gang. Operation “Regional Shield” involved coordination between law enforcement in the United States, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. The majority of the charges came in El Salvador: 3,477 criminal charges, resulting in […]