A lot of North Texas voters are furious over the government shut down.
Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Jack Hightower, a Democrat who also served a decade in Congress under three different presidents, has died. He was 86.
The House has voted to continue the collection of hundreds of millions of Americans’ phone records in the fight against terrorism.
CBS 11 tried gauging the impact of the sequester on North Texas if it hits after the Friday deadline. But the bottom line is, most people don’t seem to know what it will be.
Many North Texas workers are opening their first paychecks of the year on Friday, and many are unpleasantly surprised.
Gov. Rick Perry says he’s disgusted by the left using the massacre in Newtown, Conn., to advance a pro-gun control agenda.
Republicans in Congress who took the politically risky step of voting to raise taxes now find themselves trying to fend off potential primary challenges next year from angry conservatives.
This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.
Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.
After decisions in Washington, D.C. many are asking – will the vote to avoid going over the fiscal cliff help North Texas companies? CBS 11 News spoke with one local business owner who said years of uncertainty have proven costly.
Congress didn’t completely fall off the “fiscal cliff,” but they’re still hanging onto the edge. By waiting until the last minute to scrape together a limited bill, Congress sidelined some major fiscal issues they initially sought to resolve before the new year.
A Capitol Hill deal to avert the “fiscal cliff” was proving elusive Sunday as a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtually every American worker and block sweeping spending cuts set to strike the Pentagon and other federal agencies grew perilously near.