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Letter to the Editor - Sept. 25, 2014

Dear Editor: The front page of the ADVOCATE, September 11, in color, made me want to shut down everything here and go back to Van Horn! Mr. Vo's "internship" was most interesting. From his small rural community in Vietnam to Van Horn! How…

Immigration moved to back burner

On the evening of March 31, 2014, a 25-year-old former United States Marine made possibly the biggest mistake of his life. Undoubtedly, the highly decorated two-tour veteran of Afghanistan knowingly risked his life on the battlefield more than once.…

Opinion: Despite calendar, campaigns take a back seat

The summer is coming to an end. The kids are back in school. And the political ads have started appearing around the TV shows frequented by viewers who are suspected of also being voters. We have arrived at that time of the election year when the big…

Update from Congressman Pete Gallego

As a young kid growing up in West Texas, I often heard the phrase, "It takes an act of Congress … " used to describe something that is difficult or nearly impossible to get done. I always wondered what that really meant. Now, I know. I served…
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Pete Gallego: Inviting Speaker Boehner to the border

On Tuesday, I sent a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, a Republican, inviting him to come to Texas and visit the U.S.-Mexico border where he can meet local community leaders and law enforcement personnel and learn about the ongoing influx…

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: On Feb. 27, 2014 my husband, Dr. Michael Bernzott, died very unexpectedly on the road side about 20 miles outside of Van Horn. We were on the way to Dallas, from Tucson, to see my mother before transferring to Germany with the Air Force.…

Update from Congressman Pete Gallego

During August, I'll visit constituents throughout the vast 23rd District of Texas. I'll make my way from El Paso to Eagle Pass to San Antonio to Fort Stockton and everywhere in between.