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Burgess

Republican from Texas

Burgess, initially elected to Congress in 2002, founded and chairs the Congressional Health Care Caucus, which raises questions about the Democratic-steered overhaul of federal health laws that passed into law in the spring of 2010.

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Michael Burgess's website

Recent stories featuring Michael Burgess

Bulb claims by the dozen

Texas U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess says you won’t be able to buy traditional 100-watt light bulbs next year. That claim drew our inaugural rating of Mostly False, which this week replaced Barely True on the Truth-O-Meter.

Mailbag: “You should have a Socialist-O-Meter”

Readers tell us how they would have rated statements (and one suggests a leftish replacement for the Truth-O-Meter).