Vocal Loretta Lynch opponent Ted Cruz was the only senator to miss her confirmation vote.
Prosecutors say a criminal complaint against Attorney General Ken Paxton over an admitted securities violation will be examined by the Texas Rangers.
A Texas Senate committee has recommended moving state public corruption prosecutors out of the office of an Austin-based district attorney.
Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years.
Tea party favorite Ken Paxton has won the Republican nomination for Texas attorney general after a bruising runoff against fellow lawmaker Dan Branch. Paxton is now the favorite to replace Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running for governor.
Republican Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he would seek bonuses for high school teachers whose students perform well on college readiness exams.
Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement that the federal government is expanding its recognition of same sex couples received applause and cheers in some circles.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has asked the state’s top criminal appeals court to rethink striking down a state law that banned sexually explicit online chatting between adults and minors.
Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says he wants to double state spending on border security and deploy an extra 500 troopers along the Texas-Mexico border if elected governor in November.
State Sen. Wendy Davis announced several education proposals Thursday at a round table discussion at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Planned Parenthood asked the Supreme Court Monday to place Texas’ new abortion restrictions on hold.
A federal appeals court judge is considering whether to grant an emergency appeal that would allow the state to enforce a law that could shut down a dozen abortion clinics in Texas.