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Every Texas Member of Congress Who Took Money from the NRA and Sent Their 'Thoughts and Prayers' 

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Following the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs on Sunday, politicians took to social media to send their thoughts and prayers to those affected by the tragedy. While their sentiment is appreciated, it does nothing to prevent these senseless shootings from happening.

According to OpenSecrets.org, this is how much these politicians accepted from the National Rifle Association during the last election cycle in 2016. Last year, Texas lawmakers accepted a total of at least $838,215 from the NRA.
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Will Hurd
$9,990
John Culberson
$5,950
John Carter
$2,500
Mike Conaway
$1,500
Henry Cuellar
$3,000
Henry Cuellar
$3,000
Ted Cruz
$350
Jodey Arrington
$1,000
Brian Babin
$2,000
Joe Barton
$2,000
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Kevin Brady
$2,000
Louis B. Gohmert Jr
$1,000
Bill Flores
$2,000
Blake Farenthold
$2,000
Michael McCaul
$3,500
Kenny Merchant
$1,000
Sam Johnson
$2,500
Roger Williams
$2,500
Randy Weber
$1,000
Mac Thornberry
$2,000
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Lamar Smith
$4,950
Pete Sessions
$2,500
Ted Poe
$2,000
Jeb Hensarling
$2,000
Pete Olson
$4,500
Kay Granger
$2,500
Susan Narvaiz
$250
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Will Hurd
$9,990

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