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Eddie Bernice Johnson

Actress Testifies for Homeless Victims

Street Sense | Posted 07.11.2014 | DC
Street Sense

"It is time for Congress to act," emphasized actress Susan Sarandon during a recent congressional briefing about violence against the homeless. "We can't allow these people to be invisible any longer."

Jason Linkins

'Let's Put A Park On The Moon,' Say Legislators, For Some Reason

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

Are you former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich or some other person who has long desired to do some stuff to or on the moon? Well, here is some goo...

Michael McAuliff

Politics Would 'Improve' Science, Republican Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House Science Committee on Tuesday defended his controversial draft legislation that would subject the National Scie...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Promises To Protect Science Research From Partisan Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama promised on Monday to ensure that scientific research is insulated from partisan politics, as government-funded p...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Pushes Politicization Of Scientific Research

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans on the House science committee are making an unprecedented move to require oversight of the scientific research process, pus...

Texas Congresswoman Wins GOP Nomination As Voters Ignore Scandal

Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

Taj Clayton seemed to have the makings of a serious challenger to 10-term incumbent Eddie Bernice Johnson in Texas's 30th Congressional District: the ...

Matt Sledge

In Texas Primary, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Faces Energetic Challenger

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

A 35-year-old graduate of Harvard Law School is challenging ten-term Dallas Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D) in a Tuesday primary that could be her most...

WATCH: Fox News' Cavuto Called 'Ignorant' By Democratic Rep.

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.14.2011 | Media

Fox News' Neil Cavuto and Democratic Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson had an intensely heated debate about the deficit on Cavuto's Wednesday Fox News show. ...

Friday Talking Points [137] -- Listen To Westen And Lakoff, Democrats!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Last week, I heard an interesting take on the political scene: that both parties seem to be trying mightily to lose the upcoming midterm elections. R...

Texas Dem Rep Pays Back Foundation Scholarship Money She Steered To Family, Friends

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, the Texas Democrat who broke scholarship eligibility rules set by a black lawmakers group by awarding a...

Texas Dem Rep. Admits She Steered Foundation Scholarships To Family And Friends

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A Texas congresswoman admitted that she wrongly steered thousands of dollars in college scholarships from the Congressional Black C...

It's Time to Strengthen the Community Reinvestment Act

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson

In recent months, people have blamed Community Reinvestment Act for the meltdown in the housing market, and thus, the financial crisis. Let's examine some of the real facts.