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To learn more, I reached out to the offices of Senator John Cornyn, a Republican, who wasn't available for an interview. I also spoke with Rep. Colin Allred, a Democrat.
Allred says he frequently reads messages, sometimes calls constituents and helps his staffers craft responses.
Meanwhile, Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas, accused Pompeo of using concerns about leaks to prevent State Department officials from briefing the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Afghanistan.
The situation grabbed the attention of Congressman Colin Allred, who sent a letter to the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, asking for consideration for Amiri’s parents “to say their final goodbyes.”
U.S. House Democrats introduced the Equality Act, which would prohibit anti-LGBT discrimination, this afternoon (Wednesday, March 13) and the three North Texas Democrats — Reps. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Marc Veasey and Colin Allred — have signed on as co-sponsors.
Allred is taking paternity leave from the House, and left Washington Feb. 6 for Dallas to be with Eber ahead of the birth. He is using the birth of his first child to advocate for paid parental leave policies.
While meeting with constituents at a town hall on the campus of Richland College Sunday, freshman Democratic Congressman Colin Allred said he is optimistic another shutdown can be avoided.
U.S. Rep. Colin Allred (D-Dallas, Dist. 32) said he's hopeful the president will try to unite the country and that he's looking for signals from the president that he wants to invest in infrastructure and lower the cost of health care.
Nathan Cortez, wife Natalie died of cancer last year: His late wife was advocate for Affordable Care Act patient protections. He's the guest of Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas.
Allred visited his alma-mater Pershing Elementary to speak to students and collect valentines made for veterans to distribute at the North Texas VA.