Many issues energize both sides in Congress, especially those that touch on the role of government. One issue that particularly riles some Republicans: lightbulbs.
For two decades, Texas congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson has been an outspoken voice for Democrats. But for the first time, the first black woman to represent North Texas is facing serious opposition in the May 29 primary election.
Rick Perry urged members of Congress on Thursday to reject an increase in the debt ceiling requested by President Obama.
Debbie Haskett is trying to beat the rush at the grocery store. As she goes through her list at a Kroger in Arlington, she looks for the best deals.
That vote is on track for Friday afternoon, but a stopgap bill could be needed to fund the government into next week.
Unless Congress acts before Jan. 1, doctors will again face steep Medicare cuts that threaten to undermine health care for millions of seniors and disabled people.
Most of the Republican presidential candidates want to wipe away lifetime tenure for federal judges, cut the budgets of courts that displease them or allow Congress to override Supreme Court rulings on constitutional issues.
Rep. John Conyers (MI) tells the committee chairman, Republican Lamar Smith (TX), that recent developments in college sports have reached a “tipping point” that justifies congressional review.
As the debt ceiling debate rages in the U.S. Congress, area businesses plan ways to cope with the possibility of long term interest rates rising.
President Barack Obama is pushing Congress to overhaul the immigration system, but lawmakers seems to have little appetite for the issue.
With a government shutdown just hours away, it seems the two sides are getting closer. But at the same time, they don’t.
A Fort Worth mom is heading to Washington D.C. Darlene Shue was selected by ‘Parenting Magazine’ to represent Texas at the “Mom Congress on Education and Learning Conference”.