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  Henry Bonilla - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry Bonilla (born January 2, 1954, in San Antonio, Texas) is a politician from the state of Texas, currently a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives.
In 1992, Bonilla won a seat in the House of Representatives as a Republican, representing Texas' 23rd district (map).
Bonilla's district is currently the largest district in the country, stretching from the fringes of El Paso to San Antonio.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Henry_Bonilla   (878 words)

 Henry Bonilla for Congress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Henry believes that the tax code as we know it should be eliminated and replaced with a simpler, fairer system that allows all Americans to keep more of their hard-earned money.
Henry believes that all families - whether they are inheriting a family farm or ranch, a restaurant, a grocery store, or another business - should not be burdened by this onerous tax.
Henry voted to eliminate the marriage penalty tax which places an unfair increased tax burden on married couples simply because they are married.
www.henrybonilla.com /issues/tax.html   (205 words)

 Henry Cuellar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry Cuellar, is a Democratic politician from Texas, representing the state's 28th Congressional district (map) in the United States House of Representatives.
He was planning to challenge Bonilla again in 2004, but redistricting engineered by Tom DeLay shifted most of heavily Democratic Laredo from the marginal 23rd to the more reliably Democratic 28th district.
However, when a federal district court issued new lines for many of the districts in the Austin and San Antonio areas, all of Laredo was moved to the 28th while most of Rodriguez' south San Antonio base was moved to the 23rd.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Henry_Cuellar   (562 words)

 All Immigration Votes of Representative Henry Bonilla
Bonilla’s vote was important; the reformers were only 28 votes short of approving the end of chain migration.
Bonilla voted FOR H RES 365, which was brought up and passed in a new form in March of 2002.
Bonilla was part of a 336-43 majority voting in favor of the four-month extension of Section 245(i).
profiles.numbersusa.com /improfile.php3?DistSend=TX&VIPID=801   (6969 words)

 Henry Bonilla - SourceWatch
Henry Bonilla is the U.S.Representative representing Texas' 23rd district (map (http://nationalatlas.gov/printable/images/preview/congdist/tx23_109.gif)).
Bonilla was born January 2, 1954 in San Antonio.
Bonilla won by the largest margin of victory against an incumbent in the 1992 election.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Henry_Bonilla   (927 words)

 The GOP Auction House: Henry Bonilla of Texas
Bonilla voted against allowing millions of Americans to save their hard-earned dollars on prescription drugs by re-importing them from Canada, even though these were U.S. made and patient safety was ensured.
Bonilla voted to continue awarding contracts to Halliburton even if the Pentagon's own audit processes found that more than $100 million of their contractor's costs in Iraq were unreasonable.
Bonilla opposed expanding access to the military's TRICARE health insurance program to thousands of Reservist and National Guard members, even though 20 percent of all Reservists do not have health insurance, and 40 percent of Reservists aged 19 to 35 lack health coverage.
www.dccc.org /gopauctionhouse/members/HenryBonillaTX-23.html   (797 words)

 Henry Cuellar - SourceWatch
Henry Cuellar, a Democrat, is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing the Texas' 28th Congressional district (map (http://nationalatlas.gov/printable/images/preview/congdist/tx28_109.gif)).
Prior to being elected to Congress, Cuellar was a lawmaker in the Texas House from 1987-2001, and was Texas Secretary of State in 2001.
He was planning to challenge Bonilla again in 2004, but redistricting engineered by Tom DeLay shifted most of Laredo from the 23rd to the more reliably Democratic 28th district.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Henry_Cuellar   (664 words)

 Hispanic Americans in Congress -- Bonilla   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In 1992 Henry Bonilla became the first Hispanic Republican from Texas to be elected to Congress.
Henry Bonilla was born on January 2, 1954 in San Antonio, Texas, where he attended public schools and graduated from South San Antonio High School in 1972.
Bonilla has emerged as a leader in the fight to protect private property owners and reduce the federal burden on small business.
www.loc.gov /rr/hispanic/congress/bonilla.html   (267 words)

 Henry Cuellar for Congress :: Representing the 28th District of Texas
Bonilla, whose sprawling South Texas district was the focus of the case, could have fared worse.
Bonilla, who has more than $2 million in his campaign war chest, said he's delighted to run in neighborhoods on San Antonio's south side, where he grew up.
Bonilla by peeling away 100,000 Hispanics he represented in Laredo and replacing them with a like number of Republicans, most of them Anglo, in the Hill Country.
www.henrycuellar2006.com /public/press/story.php?storyid=18   (616 words)

 John J. Miller on Henry Bonilla on National Review Online
Bonilla prevailed with 51 percent of the vote, but he isn't used to close calls.
Bonilla has been one of the Republican party's few examples of a politician who can succeed in a Hispanic-majority environment.
Many Republicans had hoped Bonilla would run for the Senate seat that John Cornyn won on Tuesday, but the San Antonio native appears to be comfortable in the House, where he sits on the appropriations committee.
www.nationalreview.com /miller/miller110702.asp   (730 words)

 The Austin Chronicle News: Capitol Chronicle: The Race Card
Bonilla seconded Dewhurst con mucho gusto, although he was careful to remain stolidly monolingual.
Bonilla also dismissed what he called "professional minority groups," singling out for criticism the League of United Latin American Citizens (which opposes re-redistricting).
So far as the Chronicle knows, Henry Bonilla -- whose previous professions were in television and public relations -- hasn't weighed in on the radio controversy, but it nicely exemplifies the predicament Texas Republicans have devised for themselves.
www.austinchronicle.com /issues/dispatch/2003-08-29/pols_capitol.html   (899 words)

 Henry Bonilla News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Henry Bonilla News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Friday is the filing deadline for five special elections for Texas congressional seats that were redrawn by a Federal judicial panel.
A clash of popular local politicians is brewing in South Texas which could decide the balance of power in the coming Congress.
www.topix.net /us-house/henry-bonilla   (613 words)

 Sirotablog: Henry Bonilla & Democrats Rural Opportunity
Henry Bonilla (R-TX) is a typical corrupt politician - this much is obvious.
The rules were originally passed for two reasons: 1) it helps consumers know where their food is coming from - especially important considering recent Mad Cow scares and 2) it helps small American ranchers/farmers better market their domestically-produced products in America (ie.
Bonilla made his controversial move to pay off the corporate agribusiness and food processing interests that finance his political campaigns.
www.davidsirota.com /2005/05/henry-bonilla-democrats-rural.html   (680 words)

 Henry Bonilla on Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
No DOE funds shall be available to any educational agency which prevents participation in constitutionally protected prayer in public schools by individuals on a voluntary basis.
Bonilla sponsored a resolution for a School Prayer Amendment:
Click here for HouseMatch answers by Henry Bonilla.
www.issues2000.org /Tx/Henry_Bonilla_Education.htm   (1177 words)

 Texas Monthly: BurkaBlog: Redrawing Henry, Cont'd.
Today is a big day in the redistricting case that centers on Henry Bonilla's 23rd congressional district: It's the deadline for turning in proposed maps to the three-judge federal panel that will draw the ultimate map.
Both of Abbott's plans pair Bonilla with Laredo Democrat Henry Cuellar, whose near-miss challenge to Bonilla (6,500 votes out of 150,000) in 2002 caused the Legislature to split the county.
The Houston Chronicle is reporting that the League of United Latin American Citizens has already filed a plan that pairs Bonilla and Cuellar to Cuellar's advantage (the district would go from 62 percent R to 56 percent D).
www.texasmonthly.com /community/blog/paulburka/2006/07/redrawing-henry-contd.php   (465 words)

 Bonilla expresses embarrassment at lack of border control efforts
Henry Bonilla said Southwestern farmers and ranchers also need effective disaster relief following recent wildfire and drought damage.
Congressman Henry Bonilla expressed his “embarrassment” that the U.S. government has not done more to “get borders under control.
Bonilla gave the keynote address recently at the Texas Agricultural Forum in San Antonio, where he also accepted the Texas AandM College of Agriculture Distinguished Service Award.
www.floridafarmers.org /news/articles/Bonillaexpressesembarrassmentatlackof.htm   (491 words)

 P&I Forum
Henry Bonilla is a recipient of the 2005 Champion award.
Washington, D.C.__ The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) today presented U.S. Rep. Henry Bonilla (R-TX) with the 2006 “Distinguished Community Health Champion” award for his leadership on issues that impact the 15 million people who rely on Community, Migrant, Public Housing and Homeless Health Centers for their health care.
The national award presentation to Congressman Bonilla comes as health centers celebrate 40 years of fighting poverty and disease in medically underserved communities across America.
www.nachc.com /piforum/award/HenryBonilla.asp   (534 words)

 Scleroderma Foundation - Featured Leaders Past, Congressman Henry Bonilla   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Congressman Henry Bonilla of Texas (R) has been a supporter and friend of the scleroderma community for many years.
Congressman Bonilla’s election in 1992 marked the first time a Hispanic Republican was elected to Congress from Texas.
Please thank Congressman Bonilla for his support of scleroderma research by sending him an email through his website at www.house.gov/bonilla, or by calling his office in Texas at 210-697-9055, or Washington, D.C. at 202-225-4511.
www.scleroderma.org /advocacy/bonilla_past_featured_leader.shtm   (234 words)

 Dems ponder dumping candidate to beat Bonilla=TheHill.com=   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Normally, party leaders would be salivating at the chance to defeat Bonilla in a rematch.
Bonilla, who had easily won his last few races, failed to launch a full-scale attack on Cuellar.
Bonilla, meanwhile, attributes the closeness of the race to having Sanchez at the top of the ticket.
www.hillnews.com /news/050603/bonilla.aspx   (669 words)

 cbs11tv.com - Judges Set To Redraw Texas District
The high court upheld most of the map but ruled that Bonilla's district is unconstitutional.
Bonilla does land in a competitive district, he'll deal with it, as long as it was fairly drawn."
Bonilla, however, issued a statement saying he would "maintain a positive outlook on the future of the 23rd Congressional District."
cbs11tv.com /politics/local_story_215175937.html   (754 words)

 CQPolitics.com - Rodriguez to Mount Comeback Bid in Texas’ Redrawn 23rd
Rodriguez lost the seat in the 2004 primary when Democrat Henry Cuellar — who almost unseated Bonilla in the 23rd in 2002 — was shifted into the 28th by the mid-decade GOP remap and challenged the incumbent.
Bonilla, meanwhile, praised the court-drawn map annexing San Antonio-area communities, which include his old neighborhood and his mother’s house, within the new boundaries of the 23rd.
Rodriguez acknowledged that overcoming Bonilla’s fundraising edge would be “difficult,” but added that “no amount of money” would allow Bonilla to camouflage a voting record he said did not side with working families.
www.cqpolitics.com /2006/08/rodriguez_to_mount_comeback_bi.html   (980 words)

 Congressman Henry Bonilla: 23rd District Of Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Congressman Bonilla is here to help you with many services including:
Henry attends a border patrol ribbon cutting ceremony
This month's essay comes to Henry from Mike McKay of Boerne, Texas.
bonilla.house.gov   (128 words)

Cuellar’s primary residence is still in Bonilla’s 23rd district, however.
In his 2002 race against Bonilla, Cuellar carried Webb County 84 percent to 15 percent thanks in part to the backing of Laredo Mayor Betty Flores.
Despite his strong showing in Webb, Cuellar was soundly beaten in Bexar County 75 percent to 24 percent and lost districtwide to Bonilla 52 percent to 47 percent.
www.henrycuellar.com /rel1.htm   (908 words)

Henry Bonilla has been in the US House since 1992.
District 23's Henry Bonilla (R) must be hearing footsteps.
Henry Bonilla was unavailable for comment, but is offered free space here to respond.
www.sanantoniolightning.com /squat.html   (395 words)

 Henry Bonilla for Congress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
It is with great pride that I have served the 23rd Congressional District for almost fourteen years, and I look forward to serving this great, diverse district for many years to come.
Henry speaks at National Hispanic Summit in Washington.
Get up to speed on the topics that mean the most to you and your family.
www.henrybonilla.com   (256 words)

 Bye, bye, Bonilla - Congressman Henry Bonilla of San Antonio, Texas - Up Front Humanist - Find Articles
Congressman Henry Bonilla (Republican-San Antonio) is a case in point.
Bonilla is one of a host of minority candidates the Republican Party began promoting in the early 1990s.
Blacks who are anti-fl, women who are anti-women, Hispanics who are anti-Hispanic--these were the people recruited by the Republicans as candidates, a strategy heralded by the appointment of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1374/is_n2_v54/ai_15216370   (688 words)

 Keyword   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Bonilla is a symbol of the progress Republicans have made in...
Bonilla and Hutchison are among seven politicians who will serve as co-chairmen of the four-day Republican convention that begins today.
Bonilla was invited to debate his opponent during Tuesday's meeting, but was unable to attend due to another engagement.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/keyword?k=BONILLA   (2888 words)

 Kuff's World: A tour of CD23 - Part One
I'm going to break this down into a couple of posts, with today's focusing on the 2002 election, where Bonilla was nearly upset by Henry Cuellar, who then went on to win a contentious Democratic primary for CD28.
The fact that Bonilla was able to prevail here says quite a bit about his abilities as a politician, in my opinion, even if he had the advantage of incumbency.
Henry Bonilla had a bigger win in Bexar than he had a loss in Webb, and he had a net profit in the other counties besides.
blogs.chron.com /kuffsworld/2006/07/a_tour_of_cd23_part_one_1.html   (826 words)

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