Marc Veasey was elected to represent the newly created 33rd Congressional District of Texas in 2012. His district stretches across Tarrant and Dallas Counties.
Before being elected to Congress, Congressman Veasey was a member of the Texas Lege representing HD-95. That seat is currently occupied is Nicole Collier. Congressman Veasey sits on the Armed Services Committee and Science, Space, and Technology Committee. He is member of the Congressional Black Caucus and the LGBT Equality Caucus.
The interview covers the following topics: the Republican-led government shutdown, how elements of the Republican Party has been taken over by the Tea Party and hindered legislation, the proposed American-United Airlines merger, and 2014 Congressional Elections.