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2011-02-14 10:50:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, February 7, SolvChem, Inc. and its sister business Packaging Service Co., Inc., headquartered in Pearland, Texas, were honored with a visit from U.S. Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX). SolvChem, Inc. is a member in good standing of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). Congressman Olson presented President Jean-Pierre Baizan, his family, and employees with Congressional Congratulations on the recent...

2010-07-09 10:10:00

HOUSTON, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Congressmen Pete Olson, R-Sugar Land, and Kevin Brady, R-The Woodlands, promised to fight the Gulf of Mexico drilling moratorium, rallying nearly 300 at a July 7 town hall meeting called by the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100709/DA32849LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100709/DA32849LOGO) IADC 2010 Chairman Louis Raspino, Pride International, noted: "The small...

2006-08-08 17:29:30

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON (Reuters) - Indicted former U.S. House of Representatives Republican leader Tom DeLay said on Tuesday he will not run for his former seat in Congress even though federal courts have ruled his name cannot be replaced on the November ballot. "Earlier this year I resigned from the U.S. House of Representatives and became a resident of the state of Virginia, to establish my new business, and where I now legally reside, pay taxes and vote," DeLay said in a...

2006-04-06 18:34:19

By Jeff Franks SUGAR LAND, Texas (Reuters) - A special election to replace U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay will be held in November -- on the same day as the regular election -- unless DeLay resigns this week, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said on Thursday. The scandal-plagued DeLay, former House majority leader, said this week he was quitting Congress, but would not leave until June because of unfinished legislative business. Perry told reporters in Austin that if DeLay does not notify him by Friday...

2006-04-04 14:21:32

By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. Tom DeLay's fall from power amid a widening scandal robs Democrats of "Exhibit A" in their allegations of Republican corruption, but analysts said on Tuesday it was unlikely to put the issue behind Republicans before November's elections. With control of Congress at stake in November, DeLay said he was dropping his bid for re-election so the party would have a better shot at keeping the Texan's Republican-leaning...

2006-03-08 03:11:34

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Embattled U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay won handily in the Republican primary for his congressional seat on Tuesday, taking 61 percent of the votes against three opponents. The race had been seen as a barometer of his political strength since he resigned as House majority leader following indictment in Texas on campaign finance charges and his friendlobbyist Jack Abramoff was indicted in a Washington corruption scandal. DeLay skipped his election night party to attend a...

2006-03-08 00:55:00

HOUSTON -- Embattled U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay won handily in the Republican primary for his congressional seat on Tuesday, taking 61 percent of the votes against three opponents. The race had been seen as a barometer of his political strength since he resigned as House majority leader following indictment in Texas on campaign finance charges and his friendlobbyist Jack Abramoff was indicted in a Washington corruption scandal. DeLay skipped his election night party to attend a fund-raiser in...


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