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Rep. Silvestre Reyes awaits President Obama outward Air Force One during a presidential outing to El Paso. (AP)

Rep. Sam Johnson of Plano speaks during an eventuality in Wylie. (Rep. Johnson\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’s Twitter feed)

Houston Rep. Gene Green and Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison during a bipartisan press conference. In a back are former Rep. Chet Edwards of Waco and Rep. John Carter of Round Rock. (AP)

Rep. Gene Green of Houston is during a podium, flanked by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Rep. Ted Poe, Houston Mayor Annelise Parker and Rep. Pete Olson. (Diana Carlton / Hearst Newspapers)

Rep. Gene Green during a congressional hearing. (AP)

The congressional basketball team, featuring Houston’s possess Rep. Gene Green. (Congressional photo)

“The Angels” are a central basketball group of DC lawmakers. (Congressional photo)

Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, calls for President Obama and George Soros to compensate a same taxation rate as operative Americans. (Facebook of John Carter)

Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, shakes a palm of U.S. serviceman. (Facebook of John Carter)

Rep. Bill Flores highlights regulations on domestic appetite that he considers “burdensome.” (Bill Flores Twitter feed)

Francisco “Quico” Canseco celebrates his dissapoint win over obligatory Democrat Ciro Rodriguez in 2010. (Express-News photo)

Reps. Francisco “Quico” Canseco and Rep. Mike Conaway revisit a fracking site and speak with organisation members. (Rep. Canseco Twitter feed)

Rep. Francisco “Quico” Canseco conducts an talk while on a debate designed to uncover a advantages of larger American appetite production. (Rep. Canseco Twitter feed)

Rep. Francisco “Quico” Canseco is matched adult and prepared to go on a supply tour. (Rep. Canseco Twitter feed)

Rep. Francisco “Quico” Canseco talks with appetite roundtable participants. (Rep. Canseco Twitter feed)

Rep. Francisco Canseco tours a supply to learn some-more about American appetite production. (Rep. Canseco Twitter feed)

Rep. Al Green of Houston greets President Obama during a 2012 State of a Union address. (Agence France Presse)

Republican Bill Flores puts on his cloak before examination choosing formula in Bryan. ( Associated Press )

Republican Bill Flores, right, shakes hands with Alan Waldie, left, before examination choosing formula in Bryan, ( Associated Press )

Corpus Christi Rep. Blake Farenthold hooks ‘em. (Texas Tribune)

Quico Canseco’s rite swearing-in with House Speaker John Boehner, Jan 2011. (AP)

A winning Quico Canseco on Election Night 2010. (Express-News photo)

Rep. Charlie Gonzalez with members of a Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional Black Caucus including Houston Reps. Al Green and Sheila Jackson Lee. (AP)

Rep. Charlie Gonzalez speaks to a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. (CHCI photo)

Rep. Henry Cuellar during a congressional hearing. (Meredith Blinder / Hearst Newspapers)

Rep. Henry Cuellar comments during a hearing. (Meredith Blinder / Hearst Newspapers)

Reps. Blake Farenthold and Quico Canseco discuss during their initial day in office. (AP)

Rep. Jeb Hensarling

FILE – In this Jun 17, 2010 record photo, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas,questions BP CEO Tony Hayward during a House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee discussion on a purpose of BP in a Deepwater Horizon Explosion and oil brief on Capitol Hill in Washington. During a discussion Barton indicted a White House of doing a $20 billion “shakedown” by pulling BP to emanate remuneration account for Gulf oil victims. Erin Ryan, a tea celebration romantic in Redding, Calif., pronounced Barton was scold to use a word “shakedown.” (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) (AP)

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, accompanied by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., center, and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, gestures during a news discussion on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP)

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Reps. Pete Olson and Donna Edwards outward of NASA HQ in Houston. (Congressional photo)

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Ron Paul appears on ABC’s “This Week.”

The presidential claimant signs an autograph. (AP)

Ron Paul live — and in a camcorder viewfinder. (AP)

Ron Paul speaks to a Conservative Political Action Conference. (AP)

Ron Paul during CPAC in Washington. (AP)

Ron Paul campaigning in Iowa. (Charlie Neibergall / AP)

Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Ron Paul, Texas takes a mangle from a debate as he gets prepared to go for a bike ride, Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) (AP)

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, D-Mo., center, accompanied by associate CBC members, speaks outward a White House in Washington, Thursday, May 12, 2011, following their assembly with President Barack Obama. From left are, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Rep. Laura Richardson, D-Calif., Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Cleaver, Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., Rep. Donald Payne, D-N.J., and Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (AP)

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2011, to residence a corner assembly of Congress. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va. is during left, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas is right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

Former Libyan Ambassador to a US Ali Aujali, center, accompanied by Congressional Black Caucus members, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, left, and Rep. Donald Payne, D-N.J., right, speaks to reporters outward a Libyan Embassy in Washington, Tuesday, Mar 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez) (AP)

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Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, during a revisit to Afghanistan in April, 2012. (Facebook of Louie Gohmert)

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, accompanied by Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., binds adult a duplicate of a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, mostly referred to as Obamacare, during a a news discussion on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012, to demonstrate their annoy about a legislation on a second anniversary of a passage. (J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press)

World War II Veteran Virgil Poe poses for a print with his son, Rep. Ted Poe, R-Humble, during a Saddle Up Texas Straw Poll during Union Station during Minute Maid Park, Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, in Houston. (Michael Paulsen / Houston Chronicle)

Rep. Ted Poe, R-Humble, speaks to a category during Kingwood High School on May 21, 2012. (Facebook of Ted Poe)

Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Plano, during a red t-shirt debate kick-off eventuality in support of U.S. veterans. (Facebook of Sam Johnson)

Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Plano, looks on as Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., binds a $20 check and a assets bond, Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jul 8, 2011, during a House Social Security Subcommittee’s discussion on Social Security. (Alex Brandon / The Associated Press)

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Dallas, assimilated by Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., left, and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, right, arrive for a start of a opening assembly of a Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, mostly called a “supercommittee”, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. (J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press)

Jeb Hensarling, R-Dallas, assimilated by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., left, and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., right, speaks during a news discussion as lawmakers work to finalize a debt understanding agreement, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Aug. 1, 2011. (J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press)

House Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection subcommittee member Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, accompanied by subcommittee Chairman Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, during a subcommittee’s discussion on legislation for a BCS college football playoff system. (Evan Vucci / AP)

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, is receiving a Hearst Energy Industry Advocacy endowment for his bureaucratic use to a petroleum industry. (Cindeka Nealy / Midland Reporter-Telegram)

U.S Congressman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, speaks during an Energy and a Economy Forum during a South Texas College of Law Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, in Houston. (James Nielsen / Houston Chronicle)

Kevin Brady, R-Texas, and Eric Cantor answer questions during a fundraising eventuality Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, in The Woodlands. (Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle)

Rep. Pete Sessions helped arrange and container Senior Care Packages during a North Texas Food Bank’s Cockrell Hill room with his Dallas staff and internal volunteers on Mar 15, 2012. (Facebook of Pete Sessions)

Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, talks during a news conference, Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, during his home in Dallas, Texas. (Donna McWilliam / Associated Press)

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Tuesday, Jul 24

Good morning, TexMessengers! Today in 2005, Lance Armstrong won his seventh uninterrupted Tour De France.


Rep. Ted Poe skeleton to deliver a Preserving American Privacy Act this week, a square of legislation that aims to set boundary on when, and why, law coercion agencies, among others, can use unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs.

The Washington Times reports that Poe’s measure, of Friday, had no cosponsors, and is still open to changes. It would need legal warrants before an group could use a drone, and restricts a use of drones by state or internal agencies “except in tie with a review of a felony.”

Drones will be accessible for blurb and private use in 2015. This is a regard “lawmakers and Fourth Amendment advocates who fear that worker use will be abused and that Americans’ remoteness rights will be eroded,” a Times reported.

The legislation also states that no “‘private person’ can surveil another particular though consent,” a essay said.

“When we see a worker in a air, it should be no warn to us. Now is a time to start, not 2015,” Poe said. “With a increasing record of surveillance, Congress has to be active in tying worker use to law enforcement, and also safeguarding civilians from a private use of drones.”

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★ Tuesday, Jul 24: Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing:  Use of Natural Gas as a Transportation Fuel. Dirksen building, 10 a.m.

★ Tuesday, Jul 24:  Center for American Progress row discussion: NRA, Gun Laws and Politics. 1333 H St. NW, 2 p.m.

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★ Tuesday, Jul 31: Texas Senate runoff election

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