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Congressional Republicans this week rolled out their alternative to the Affordable Care Act. Though some on the right have criticized it as “Obamacare 2.0,” U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling says he’s on board with the proposed legislation – with a few tweaks.  

Texans Eye Leadership Posts After Boehner Retires

Sep 25, 2015
Texas Tribune

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Speaker John A. Boehner’s retirement could create an opportunity for at least two Texans to emerge as national party leaders.

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The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Yesterday, U.S. House Republicans voted to temporarily extend the Import-Export Bank’s authority. Jeb Hensarling, a Dallas Congressman, doesn’t want that to continue. Also, a Richardson non-profit helps patients with Parkinson's disease strengthen their voices. 

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Late Tuesday, Republicans in the U.S. House moved to temporarily extend the authority of the Export-Import Bank as part of a funding bill needed to prevent a government shutdown at month's end.

U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling, a Dallas Republican, has bucked businesses and some Republicans in his battle to phase out the agency that finances U.S. exports.

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Congressman Jeb Hensarling of Dallas says he has decided against running to replace Eric Cantor as House majority leader.

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A North Texan’s name is on a list of possible successors to U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, who may step down after November’s election: Rep Jeb Hensarling of Dallas.

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What would happen if the federal government pulled out of the mortgage business?  That’s part of the debate as the President and members in Congress talk about phasing out government-sponsored lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Dallas, TX – A group of seniors rallied at Congressman Jeb Hensarling's Dallas office today. They had a simple message; cutting senior benefits won't fix the deficit. KERA's Courtney Collins reports.

"Mr. Garcia, I brought some more petitions and postcards for Mr. Hensarling."

Some two dozen members of the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans trooped up to Representative Jeb Hensarling's office to speak out against cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.