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El Paso Times
It has been a busy first six weeks in office for U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, who represents one of the largest geographical districts in Texas.
Hurd, R-Texas, has focused on border security, cyber security, the economy and health care for veterans.
Baseline Magazine - By Samuel Greengard
WASHINGTON — The head of the nation’s counterterrorism efforts told Congress today that the flow of foreign fighters pledging their allegiance to ISIS not only poses a threat to the U.S., but “momentum and competition” with other terrorist groups has ramped up the danger as well.
San Antonio Express News - By Bill Lambrecht, Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON — In their annual journey to Washington, San Antonio business and community leaders are pressing Congress for a budget deal that would lift spending caps that threaten cutbacks at local military installations.
Ozy.com - BY EMILY CADEI
San Antonio Express - By Bill Lambrecht, Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON — If Will Hurd sounds excited about what lies in front of him in Congress, there’s reason.
El Paso Inc. - By David Crowder
He was sitting just at a few seats away from first lady Michelle Obama during the State of the Union address.
He went to a White House luncheon where Vice President Joe Biden spoke for more than an hour.
San Antonio Express News - Aaron Nelson
MISSION — As a $10 billion border security bill moves to the House amid heated debate over immigration, a whirlwind visit to some of the busiest areas along the Southwest border has done little to dissuade a Republican delegation from the notion that border crime poses an imminent threat to national security.