7 Facts About Pete Sessions

1. In 2008, Pete Sessions introduced legislation that created a commemorative silver dollar coin celebrating the centennial of the Boy Scouts of America.

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2. In January 2012, it was reported that Pete Sessions received a so-called "VIP" or "Friends of Angelo" loan in 2007 from troubled mortgage lender Countrywide Financial, in which loans were granted at lower interest rates than were available to the public.

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3. In 2012, Pete Sessions voted against disaster relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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4. In 2015 and 2017, Pete Sessions cosponsored Republican legislation to reverse the Obama administration's restrictions on the 1033 program.

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5. In March 2016, Pete Sessions introduced a House resolution to "recognize magic as a rare and valuable art form and national treasure.

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6. In 2014, Pete Sessions was originally a candidate for the post of House majority leader, to replace Eric Cantor.

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7. In 2004, Pete Sessions defeated 13-term, Democratic incumbent Congressman Martin Frost, who had moved to the 32nd after the redistricting in 2003 eliminated Frost's former district.

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