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January 7, 2015 In The News

Dallas Morning News - 

WASHINGTON — Newly-elected Texas Republicans John Ratcliffe of Heath and Will Hurd of San Antonio have been tapped to chair technology-related subcommittees during their freshman year in the House.

January 6, 2015 In The News

Fox News

After a Republican wave election that boosted the party's House majority to historic levels and handed them control of the Senate, dozens of new lawmakers are arriving in Washington Tuesday for the 114th Congress -- including several fresh political faces poised to make waves. 

January 6, 2015 In The News

Fox News Latino

For the first time in eight years, Republicans took control Tuesday of both chambers of Congress, which is the most diverse ever.

The 114th Congress, which counts more minorities and women than any before it, convened at noon, as required by the Constitution.

January 6, 2015 In The News

Waco Tribune - David Epso

WASHINGTON — In a blend of pageantry and politics, Republicans took complete control of Congress for the first time in eight years Tuesday, then ran straight into a White House veto threat against their top-priority legislation to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

January 6, 2015 In The News

Texas Tribune - 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The eager congressman-elect's first day on the job began with breakfast tacos and drama.

January 6, 2015 In The News

ExecutiveGov - Jay Clemens

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), incoming oversight and government reform committee chairman, has announced the formation of new subcommittees and their selected chairpersons.

January 5, 2015 In The News

Fierce Government IT - By 

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the incoming House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chair, announced Dec. 17 that a new subcommittee will be added to address federal information technology.

January 5, 2015 In The News
Houston Chronicle - By Kevin Diaz

The 114th Congress that gets underway Tuesday will include 61 new House members, including three Republicans from Texas.