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a member of the United States House of Representatives

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The complaints were aired after Congressman Aurelio Gonzales sponsored House Resolution 2140 which asked the entertainment industry "to minimise, prevent, or stop typecasting congressmen and congresswomen as villains or crooks in movies and TV telenovelas".
Moreover, with a Republican president advocating big-government programs in everything but name, many Republican congressmen have supported spending they traditionally would have opposed.
The biggest mystery is why congressmen and federal administrators tolerate this state of affairs.
To emphasize his point, Barnhard handed the Congressmen an assortment of metalcastings that included a hip replacement joint, a heart valve, a petroleum valve, an ergonomic control handle used in agriculture, a fan blade for mining equipment and a part used by the U.
Although, as Newt Gingrich's case demonstrated, members are occasionally roused to attack high-profile opponents, Gingrich is the exception that proves the rule: Most of the time congressmen are loathe to file -- or even facilitate -- a complaint.
For obvious reasons, the really big PAC money - and the most maxed-out $1,000 individual contributions - have gone to influential Congressmen and Senators, mostly Republicans.
In 1976, Ron Paul was one of only four Republican Congressmen to endorse Ronald Reagan for President.
For the information of those congressmen who may not recall the history of the Senate Panama Canal giveaway, dig out your history and you will find that of the 67 senators who voted for the treaties, five were defeated in their next primary election, 20 were defeated in their next general election, and eight decided to retire rather than to face "our music.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE - Edwards Air Force Base officials told four visiting congressmen the base's airplanes are getting old, its water mains are rusting and its runway is cracking.
But some congressmen are missing from this love feast of agreement on the need to fix the Balanced Budget Act.
Make you long for the days when congressmen worried more about Big Questions than Good Hair?
Without a vigorous voice from home, congressmen tend to be victims of zealous staffers and various interest groups that run unopposed through the congressional cloakroom circuit.
Congressmen Ruben Hinojosa and Henry Cuellar will speak at the event, providing their remarks on this accomplishment and their vision for the future of manufacturing in the Valley.
It apparently didn't matter to them that House ethics rules prohibit congressmen or their staffs 'from bestowing benefits on the basis of the recipient's status as a supporter or contributor, or partisan affiliation.
Three of the local congressmen out here - two Democrats and one Republican - have been fighting to get the VA to live up to its promise, too.
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