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  Burgess, Michael C.
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2013-01-01  
 
NameMichael C. Burgess
Address
Denton, Texas , United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born December 23, 1950
Died Still Living (63 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedRBH
Dec 09, 2013 09:14pm
Tags Married - Episcopalian -
InfoSince his election in 2002, Congressman Michael Burgess has made amazing strides in pushing legislative priorities including modernizing America’s health care system, building a strong defense, protecting our Homeland, cutting wasteful government spending, reforming the tax code, and making America energy self-sufficient.

First elected in 2002, Congressman Burgess served on the House Transportation and Infrastructure, Government Reform and Science Committees during his first term.

Re-elected in 2004, 2006, and 2008, Congressman Michael Burgess serves as a member of the prestigious House Energy and Commerce Committee which is one of only three exclusive committees in the House of Representatives. Congressman Burgess sits on four subcommittees: Health, Energy, Oversight and Investigations, and Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection.

Recent committee work has included investigations concerning consumer product safety on imported toys and food products; hearings on funding for the National Institutes of Health and discussions about energy efficiency.

In addition, Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. is Vice Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee which serves as a formal council to formulate and implement national legislative priorities, and to improve relationships between the executive and legislative branches of government.

Committee assignments, writing legislation, reviewing intelligence reports, and hosting meetings with constituents are but a few of the activities in the everyday life of Congressman Michael C. Burgess.


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Jun 18, 2013 08:10am News GOP lawmaker [Michael Burgess]: Extreme abortion ban justified because of masturbating fetuses  Article Monsieur 
Aug 10, 2011 09:00am Idiocy Impeach Obama, says Michael Burgess  Article Brandon 

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  11/04/2014 TX District 26 ???
  03/04/2014 TX District 26 - R Primary Won 82.61% (+66.92%)
  11/06/2012 TX District 26 Won 68.27% (+39.58%)
  05/29/2012 TX District 26- R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2010 TX - District 26 Won 67.08% (+36.41%)
  03/02/2010 TX District 26 - R Primary Won 86.46% (+72.92%)
  11/04/2008 TX - District 26 Won 60.17% (+23.74%)
  03/04/2008 TX - District 26 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 TX - District 26 Won 60.10% (+22.74%)
  03/07/2006 TX - District 26 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 TX - District 26 Won 65.75% (+33.04%)
  03/09/2004 TX - District 26 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 TX District 26 Won 74.81% (+52.05%)
  04/07/2002 TX District 26 - R Runoff Won 54.63% (+9.27%)
  03/12/2002 TX District 26 - R Primary Won 22.53% (+0.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
TX US Senate - R Runoff - Jul 31, 2012 R Ted Cruz
TX US President - R Primary - May 29, 2012 R Newt Gingrich
TX US Senate - R Primary - May 29, 2012 R Tom Leppert
MI District 01 - R Primary - Aug 03, 2010 R Dan Benishek
TX Governor - R Primary - Mar 02, 2010 R Kay Bailey Hutchison
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