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Sam Johnson: U.S. Congressman, Third District of Texas

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  • 2nd Amendment

    Protecting the Second Amendment I am a proud supporter of the right to keep and bear arms. Hunting ranks among one of the long-standing shared hobbies and tradition in American families – that is passed down from generation to generation. We must pro...

  • Energy Solutions

    With the Middle East practically changing every day – and the price of oil tied to that uncertainty - Americans want, need and deserve real energy solutions that will bring down the price at the pump and reduce our dependence on foreign oil and unsta...

  • Fiscal Responsibility

    Budget and spending Every Texas family must live within a budget; I don't understand why the federal government cannot do the same. To get our fiscal house in order, we must cut spending, balance the budget, pay down the debt and slash the deficit. T...

  • Health Care

    Americans want, need and deserve a patient-centered approach to healthcare After Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) unveiled sweeping health reform legislation written behind closed doors, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (3rd Dist.-Texas) declared that gov...

  • Immigration

    "If you are here legally, you ought to be rewarded. If you are here illegally, you ought to be deported." Congressman Sam Johnson Immigration is one of the most serious issues facing Texas, and yet, unfortunately, the extremes on either side of this ...

  • Jobs and the Economy

    Jobs are not created by government. Prosperity isn’t either. Jobs and prosperity are created by risk-taking entrepreneurs, successful businesses, and hardworking Americans who take pride in what they do. Government can make this process easier or gov...

  • National Security

    Radical Islam poses the single greatest threat to Western civilization since the end of the Cold War. The ideals that we hold dear and believe to be self-evident, such as religious freedom, individual freedom, and the equality of men, incite rage amo...

  • President Obama's Border Crisis

    In the summer of 2014, America’s southern border states suffered an unprecedented surge of over 52,000 unaccompanied children, teenagers, and families from Central America who were attempting to illegally immigrate. Let’s take a quick look at the sta...

  • Retirement Security

    I serve as the Chairman of Social Security Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee. I have a long track record of working to strengthen the ailing Social Security system, including writing the legislation to end the so-called earnings limi...

  • Right to Life

    Sanctity of Life Our nation was founded upon the belief that all men, regardless of status, are entitled to the most precious of rights: the right to life. We cannot allow this most fundamental value to erode. Human life begins at conception and shou...

  • Veterans' Affairs

    Freedom is not free It is an honor to represent the Third District of Texas where there is deep patriotism and loyalty to our country and to the men and women who defend it. America’s servicemen and women – past and present – are the cornerstone of o...