House GOP To Miss Budget Deadline Amid Divisions In CaucusHouse Republicans are departing Washington having missed a deadline to pass their long-stalled budget and not appearing to be trying very hard to revive it.
Paul Ryan Is Not Running For President, Or Passing A BudgetRyan's national stature is such that he had to call a news conference to deny he wants to be president. Back on Capitol Hill, he's about to blow through a statutory deadline to pass an annual budget.
Obama Sends Congress $1.9B Request To Combat Zika VirusPresident Barack Obama Monday sent lawmakers an official $1.9 billion request to combat the spread of the Zika virus in Latin America and the U.S.
Congress Gives Final OK To Local Internet Tax BanCongress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
President Obama Sends Congress Record $4.1 Trillion 2017 Spending PlanPresident Barack Obama is sending Congress his eighth and final budget, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives.
Texas AG's Injunction Request Banning Syrian Refugees DeniedPaxton's press secretary says the office is now exploring its options to move forward in a different way.
Texas Senator Speaks Out Against EPA In FlintTexas Senator John Cornyn has said that it "certainly appears that the EPA did not take action" or at least alert the public about lead contamination in Flint's water.
President Obama's Final State Of The Union AddressPresident Obama says one of the few regrets of his presidency is that too many Americans feel their voice doesn't matter in democracy.
President Obama Signs Sweeping Overhaul To No Child Left BehindPresident Obama on Thursday signed a sweeping overhaul to the No Child Left Behind law that mandated aggressive federal involvement in the nation's public schools over the last decade.
No Child Left Behind Rewrite To Be Voted On By HouseThe nation could soon have a new education law covering public schools as the House prepares to vote on a long-sought rewrite of the 2002 No Child Left Behind Act.
CBS11 I-Team: Inspections Missed On Local Flood Control ProjectsA 2011 annual report to Congress shows as many as a dozen projects went four years without an inspection.
In Dallas, Vice President Biden Defends U.S. Plan For Syrian RefugeesThe Vice President disagrees with Republicans in Congress who say there should be a "pause" in bringing the Syrian refugees to the U.S.