Texas Senators: Balance Zero-Tolerance And CompassionBoth senators went to the Texas-Mexico border Friday to hold a roundtable discussion with immigration officials, religious and community leaders.
In Reversal, Trump Signs Order Stopping Family SeparationPresident Donald Trump said he will sign something "in a little while" to address the spike in the number of migrant children being separated from their families at the border.
Willie Nelson To Trump: 'Let's Go Down To A Border Detention Center'Country music icon Willie Nelson has extended an offer to meet President Donald Trump at one of the detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border to better understand what's happening there.
Money To 'Harden' Schools Draws Backlash After ShootingsOn Tuesday, dozens of gun-control activists packed the end of a two-day hearing at the Texas Capitol on school shootings.
Judge Deals Big Setback To Trump On 'Dreamers' ProgramA federal judge ruled that the Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.
Texas GOP Rep. Farenthold Resigns From Congress Amid Sexual Harassment AllegationsBlake Farenthold announced in December he would not seek re-election to a fifth term, apologizing for angry outbursts but denying allegations of sexual harassment.
Death Penalty For Drug Traffickers Part Of Trump Opioid PlanPresident Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty.
Democrats' Texas Rift Shows Difficulty In Retaking Congress Democrats are salivating at the prospect of flipping a wealthy Houston enclave that has been solidly Republican since sending George H.W. Bush to Congress in 1967 — the kind of race they'll have to win for any hope of retaking the House in the November midterms.
DACA Deadline For U.S. Immigrants Arrives With Less UrgencyA program that temporarily shields hundreds of thousands of young people from deportation was scheduled to end Monday but court orders have forced the Trump administration to keep issuing renewals.
Trump On Guns, School Safety: 'We Can't Wait And Play Games And Nothing Gets Done'President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Congress should act quickly on gun laws as he convened lawmakers at the White House and pushed for tougher background checks, better school safety and more mental health resources to prevent shootings.
Trump Says He's Willing To Buck NRA; Congress Not So Sure"You guys, half of you are so afraid of the NRA," the president said Monday at a meeting with the nation's governors. "There's nothing to be afraid of. And you know what? If they're not with you, we have to fight them every once in a while. That's OK."
Americans Say Congress Is Listening To All The Wrong PeopleIn red, blue or purple states, in middle America or on the coasts, most Americans loathe the nation's legislature. One big reason: Most think lawmakers are listening to all the wrong people