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People Magazine
Congress Poised to Give America's Olympic Medalists a Big Tax Breakhave been dubbed the "victory tax." The new measure – which was introduced by
Congress Poised to Give America's Olympic Medalists a Big Tax Break
People Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
have been dubbed the "victory tax." The new measure – which was introduced by Republican Reps. Bob Dold of Illinois and Blake Farenthold of Texas – is awaiting approval from the House Ways and Means Committee. A version of the bill already... Read more
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Roll Call
Immigration Issues That Trump and Clinton Don't Talk About (Much)means treating their immigrants the same as those from other countries. Democr
Immigration Issues That Trump and Clinton Don't Talk About (Much)
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
means treating their immigrants the same as those from other countries. Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar and Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold, both of Texas, are pushing a bill (HR 4847) that would repeal the Cuban Adjustment Act (the legislation... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Farenthold continues town hall tours at homeU.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Corpus Christi, hasn't stopped meeting with const
Farenthold continues town hall tours at home
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 9 days ago
U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Corpus Christi, hasn't stopped meeting with constituents back home after besting his Republican primary challenger earlier this year. The three-term congressman is planning five town hall events next week, starting with... Read more
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Roll Call
Farenthold Case Prompts Talk About Sexual Harassment on Capitol Hillharassment, the House Ethics Committee announced it would continue its review o
Farenthold Case Prompts Talk About Sexual Harassment on Capitol Hill
Roll Call / Posted 12 days ago
harassment, the House Ethics Committee announced it would continue its review of sexual harassment allegations against Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, as civil litigation proceeds in a case brought by his former communications director. The Office... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Olympic medals need not come with tax burden, but don't wait for Congressto talk about the issue than settle it. A news release Rep. G.K. Butterfield,
Olympic medals need not come with tax burden, but don't wait for Congress
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
to talk about the issue than settle it. A news release Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., put out last summer when he and Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, reintroduced the TEAM Act said taxing Olympic winners "illustrates how complicated and burdensome... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Olympic medals need not come with tax burden, but don't wait for Congressto talk about the issue than settle it. A news release Rep. G.K. Butterfield,
Olympic medals need not come with tax burden, but don't wait for Congress
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
to talk about the issue than settle it. A news release Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., put out last summer when he and Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, reintroduced the TEAM Act said taxing Olympic winners "illustrates how complicated and burdensome... Read more
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Bankrate.com
US Olympians close in on tax victorypossible tax bill amount for illustrative purposes.House, Senate tax bill compe
US Olympians close in on tax victory
Bankrate.com / Posted 12 days ago
possible tax bill amount for illustrative purposes.House, Senate tax bill competition Reps. Robert Dold, R-Illinois, and Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, on Aug. 15 introduced the United States Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians Act. It is... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Olympic gold medalists may score another win: Congress could award a tax breakleader why spend your limited time debating and voting on a bill if lawmakers d
Olympic gold medalists may score another win: Congress could award a tax break
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
leader why spend your limited time debating and voting on a bill if lawmakers don't care enough care to pass it? Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, speculated to the Washington Examiner in July that Congress may have been holding out for a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Olympic gold medalists may be about to score another win: Congress looks ready to give them a tax breakleader why spend your limited time debating and voting on a bill if lawmakers d
Olympic gold medalists may be about to score another win: Congress looks ready to give them a tax break
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
leader why spend your limited time debating and voting on a bill if lawmakers don't care enough care to pass it? Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, speculated to the Washington Examiner in July that Congress may have been holding out for a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Olympic gold medalists may be about to score another win: Congress looks ready to give them a tax breakleader why spend your limited time debating and voting on a bill if lawmakers d
Olympic gold medalists may be about to score another win: Congress looks ready to give them a tax break
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 days ago
leader why spend your limited time debating and voting on a bill if lawmakers don't care enough care to pass it? Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, speculated to the Washington Examiner in July that Congress may have been holding out for a... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Ill. Rep. Proposes Bill to Abolish Taxes on Olympic Medalslittle money, and then we tag them with a tax on the value of the medal they wi
Ill. Rep. Proposes Bill to Abolish Taxes on Olympic Medals
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 13 days ago
little money, and then we tag them with a tax on the value of the medal they win. I think it’s time to change that,” Rep. Blake Farenthold said in the release. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a similary bill in Congress in 2012, but it... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Ill. Rep. Proposes Bill to Abolish Taxes on Olympic Medalslittle money, and then we tag them with a tax on the value of the medal they wi
Ill. Rep. Proposes Bill to Abolish Taxes on Olympic Medals
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 13 days ago
little money, and then we tag them with a tax on the value of the medal they win. I think it’s time to change that,” Rep. Blake Farenthold said in the release. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a similary bill in Congress in 2012, but it... Read more
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NBC New York
Ill. Rep. Proposes Bill to Abolish Taxes on Olympic Medalslittle money, and then we tag them with a tax on the value of the medal they wi
Ill. Rep. Proposes Bill to Abolish Taxes on Olympic Medals
NBC New York / Posted 13 days ago
little money, and then we tag them with a tax on the value of the medal they win. I think it’s time to change that,” Rep. Blake Farenthold said in the release. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a similary bill in Congress in 2012, but it... Read more
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NBC Washington
Ill. Rep. Proposes Bill to Abolish Taxes on Olympic Medalslittle money, and then we tag them with a tax on the value of the medal they wi
Ill. Rep. Proposes Bill to Abolish Taxes on Olympic Medals
NBC Washington / Posted 13 days ago
little money, and then we tag them with a tax on the value of the medal they win. I think it’s time to change that,” Rep. Blake Farenthold said in the release. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a similary bill in Congress in 2012, but it... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Ill. Rep. Proposes Bill to Abolish Taxes on Olympic Medalslittle money, and then we tag them with a tax on the value of the medal they wi
Ill. Rep. Proposes Bill to Abolish Taxes on Olympic Medals
NBC San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
little money, and then we tag them with a tax on the value of the medal they win. I think it’s time to change that,” Rep. Blake Farenthold said in the release. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a similary bill in Congress in 2012, but it... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rep. Dold Proposes Bill to Nix Taxes on Olympic Medalslittle money, and then we tag them with a tax on the value of the medal they wi
Rep. Dold Proposes Bill to Nix Taxes on Olympic Medals
NBC Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
little money, and then we tag them with a tax on the value of the medal they win. I think it’s time to change that,” Rep. Blake Farenthold said in the release. “This tax illustrates how complicated and burdensome the tax code is. While we need to... Read more
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The Hill
House panel to vote on exempting Olympic medals from taxescommon-sense bill has strong public support, and I'm looking forward to working
House panel to vote on exempting Olympic medals from taxes
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
common-sense bill has strong public support, and I'm looking forward to working with congressional leaders Bob Dold and Blake Farenthold to move it through our Committee in September.” Dold's bill will be identical to a measure that the Senate... Read more
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Roll Call
House Panel to Consider Tax Exemption for Olympic Medal Winnersother prizes at the games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, this summer. The bill, sp
House Panel to Consider Tax Exemption for Olympic Medal Winners
Roll Call / Posted 14 days ago
other prizes at the games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, this summer. The bill, sponsored by Reps. Robert J. Dold, R-Ill., and Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, is the House companion measure to a bill the Senate passed earlier this year. Olympic medals and... Read more
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Fortune
Calls Are Growing Louder to End Taxation of U.S. Olympic Medal WinnersA similar bill was introduced by Sen. Marco Rubio in 2012. A House version of t
Calls Are Growing Louder to End Taxation of U.S. Olympic Medal Winners
Fortune / Posted 14 days ago
A similar bill was introduced by Sen. Marco Rubio in 2012. A House version of the measure sponsored by Texas Republican Blake Farenthold remains under review with the Ways and Means committee. “We’re hoping to make a push for this when we come... Read more
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Breitbart
EXCLUSIVE: Border Patrol Agents Rebuke Ted Cruz Over ‘Political Stunt’ on Borderspeak out and to hold Obama’s Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) accoun
EXCLUSIVE: Border Patrol Agents Rebuke Ted Cruz Over ‘Political Stunt’ on Border
Breitbart / Posted 17 days ago
speak out and to hold Obama’s Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) accountable. Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold, Arizona Senator John McCain, Texas Senator John Cornyn, Arkansas Rep. French Hill, and even Republican... Read more
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Nueces County Record Star
Groundbreaking for new Harbor Bridge signals growth for the economyfor the new Harbor Bridge. Among the speakers were U.S. Senator, John Cornyn an
Groundbreaking for new Harbor Bridge signals growth for the economy
Nueces County Record Star / Posted 20 days ago
for the new Harbor Bridge. Among the speakers were U.S. Senator, John Cornyn and Governor Greg Abbott, as well as U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold and State Rep. J.M. Lozano.The new Harbor Bridge will be a cable stayed bridge spanning 1,655 feet across... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stayU.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blak
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stay
Darien News-Review / Posted 20 days ago
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold and other politicians take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Harbor Bridge replacement project at the Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday,... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stayU.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blak
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stay
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold and other politicians take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Harbor Bridge replacement project at the Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stayU.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blak
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stay
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold and other politicians take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Harbor Bridge replacement project at the Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stayU.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blak
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stay
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold and other politicians take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Harbor Bridge replacement project at the Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stayU.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blak
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stay
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 20 days ago
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold and other politicians take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Harbor Bridge replacement project at the Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday,... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stayU.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blak
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stay
The New Canaan News / Posted 20 days ago
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold and other politicians take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Harbor Bridge replacement project at the Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stayU.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blak
Texas governor makes first public event since hospital stay
Connecticut Post / Posted 20 days ago
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, from second left, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold and other politicians take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Harbor Bridge replacement project at the Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday,... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Abbott, other dignitaries mark new bridge groundbreakingSolomon P. Ortiz International Center parking lot. The event kicks off at 1 p.
Abbott, other dignitaries mark new bridge groundbreaking
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 21 days ago
Solomon P. Ortiz International Center parking lot. The event kicks off at 1 p.m. today. U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold and state Sen. Juan Hinojosa also are expected to attend. The Texas Department of Transportation has said... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Harbor Bridge groundbreaking a ‘milestone’ for regionon paper, as the U.S. 181 Harbor Bridge Replacement Project. Also expected to
Harbor Bridge groundbreaking a ‘milestone’ for region
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 22 days ago
on paper, as the U.S. 181 Harbor Bridge Replacement Project. Also expected to attend are U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold and state Sen. Juan Hinojosa. The bowstring span was constructed between 1956 and 1959 to replace an old... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Texas Republicans pressure Obama for Zika fundingMichael Conaway, Kay Granger, Mac Thornberry, Randy Weber, Bill Flores, Randy N
Texas Republicans pressure Obama for Zika funding
Dallas Morning News / Posted 24 days ago
Michael Conaway, Kay Granger, Mac Thornberry, Randy Weber, Bill Flores, Randy Neugebauer, Lamar Smith, Pete Olson, Will Hurd, Kenny Marchant, Roger Williams, Michael Burgess, Blake Farenthold, John Carter, Pete Sessions, and Brian Babin. On Twit... Read more
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Lake Placid News
U.S. House should support Olympians and pass TEAM ActHouse (H.R. 2628), known as the Tax Exemptions for American Medalists (TEAM) Ac
U.S. House should support Olympians and pass TEAM Act
Lake Placid News / Posted 25 days ago
House (H.R. 2628), known as the Tax Exemptions for American Medalists (TEAM) Act, was introduced on June 3, 2015 by Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) and was originally co-sponsored by G.K. Butterfield (D-North Carolina). Six other congressmen have... Read more
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