Articles by Rep. Ted Poe

Congressman Ted Poe represents the 2nd Congressional District of Texas. Rep. Poe recently introduced the National Guard Border Enforcement Act that will authorize the Secretary of Defense to make 10,000 armed National Guard troops available upon request from a U.S. Governor. Rep. Poe serves on the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Border Security; Executive Member of the Immigration Reform Caucus; and recognized nationally as a leading advocate for border security. Prior to serving in Congress, Poe was a prosecutor and judge in Houston, Texas for 30 years.

Goodwill and generosity are alive and well in America

On this Christmas, let's not forget those who may not be at home with us. Let's remember those who serve...

Rep. Ted Poe December 25, 2012

Giving thanks for our freedom and our peace

We must continually remember that freedom comes with a price. It always has and always will .

Rep. Ted Poe November 22, 2012

Slavery in our own backyard

Op-ed: A young mother from Mexico, Sandra, came to the United States for work in August 2009 in order to...

Rep. Ted Poe October 16, 2012

Fairness or favoritism?

Op-ed: The president may speak a lot about fairness, but what he really means is favoritism and the worst...

Rep. Ted Poe August 22, 2012

The drones are coming

Op-ed: For years, the United States has used drones to track foreign terrorists overseas and catch outlaws...

Rep. Ted Poe July 31, 2012

The tallest warrior on the Longest Day

On this day in 1944, courageous warriors charged onto a beach through a hail of gunfire in order to stop the...

Rep. Ted Poe June 6, 2012

Remembering police officers who gave their lives in the line of duty

We should always be mindful of the good peace officers do to protect our country and her laws.

Rep. Ted Poe May 15, 2012

Government is now a villain to religion

The Obama administration forces Catholics to either violate their consciences or face the wrath of the...

Rep. Ted Poe February 24, 2012

Merry Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

Rep. Ted Poe December 24, 2011

Thanksgiving Prayer for Fallen Soldiers and Their Families

This year, do as the Pilgrims first did: Be grateful for the blessings and honor the sacrifices.

Rep. Ted Poe November 24, 2011

All Hail the Chief Ignorer of the Law (Especially Illegal Immigrants)

Emperor Obama has put the word out. Pardons all around for lawbreakers who sneak across our border.

Rep. Ted Poe October 21, 2011

Father's Day Salute to an American GI and the Greatest Generation

On the day we honor all dads, those who won World War II, like mine, should be especially cherished.

Rep. Ted Poe June 19, 2011

Memorial Day 2011

For 143 years, on the last Monday of May, Americans across our country have celebrated Memorial Day.

Rep. Ted Poe May 30, 2011

EPA Regulations Strangling America

Expensive and arbitrary rules are killing jobs, driving up energy prices and threatening to bring down the...

Rep. Ted Poe April 25, 2011