The Panhandle congressman has been an unwavering hawk and a champion for bigger war budgets.
The state’s dominant ag products, valued at $18 billion, are in the crosshairs of retaliatory tariffs. Still, most farmers here are hesitant to criticize Trump.
A USDA program to help farmers with mental health issues was authorized a decade ago but never funded. Now the U.S. Senate is proposing $2 million for the initiative.
Her job was to raise money for Wall Street’s favorite congressman. Now donors are returning the favor.
With farmers’ suicide rates higher than some veterans, rural advocates are pushing Congress to fund mental health care supports for agricultural producers.
Community health centers are set to lose about one-fifth of their total funding if Congress doesn’t act by Saturday.
During a tour of Dairy Queens in his district, the West Texas congressman offered a master class in the rhetorical skills many Republicans are going to need this cycle.
It’s already difficult to qualify for Medicaid in Texas. The GOP health care plan would drastically shrink the program.
Protesters and counter-protesters stood outside on opposite sidewalks, a discouraging reflection of the political moment.