Filemon Vela

Texas Special Election District Considered a ‘Toss-Up’

The special election in Texas’s Thirty-fourth Congressional District, slated to happen on June 14 to fill the vacant House seat left by U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela’s (D-TX) retirement, is rated as a “toss-up” by the Cook Political Report, meaning the race could go either to the Democrat or the Republican.

LIPAN, TX - NOVEMBER 4: Ottis Turner waits at the sign-in table before voting at the Lipan Community Center on Election Day on November 4, 2008 in Lipan, Texas. After nearly two years of presidential campaigning, U.S. citizens go to the polls tonight to vote in the election between Democratic …

2 Years Ago: Previously Deported Illegal Aliens Murder Border Patrol Agent

Officials of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) are marking the 2nd Anniversary of the murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega, Jr. by pushing a petition to the White House. The petition asks that Vega’s death be classified as being in the line of duty. Vega was allegedly murdered by 2 previously deported illegal aliens who were attempting to rob him and his family who were fishing in the countryside.

Goldie and Javier Vega