Ethics Probe Begins After Rep. Conyers Confirms Harassment DealA proposed federal lawsuit shows a former scheduler alleged sexual harassment, retaliation and a hostile work environment against U.S. Rep. John Conyers.
Texas Rep. Gene Green Says He Won't Seek Re-ElectionVeteran Democratic Rep. Gene Green — a key reason Houston has become America's largest Hispanic city without a Hispanic member of Congress — is retiring.
Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke Brings Senate Campaign To North TexasRep. O'Rourke of El Paso is challenging Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz.
Dems Push For Gun Safety Bills; GOP Legislation In LimboDemocrats are renewing calls for gun safety legislation after Sunday's deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, but their pleas are falling on deaf ears in the Republican-controlled Congress.
Democrats Say They Have Trump Deal On DACA, President RefutesThe top Democrats say they have reached agreement with President Trump to protect thousands of younger immigrants from deportation and fund some border security enhancements, but Trump denies a deal was made and says `massive border' security needed.
Hurricane Aid Measure Grows To $15B As Irma Bears DownThe first installment to help communities in Texas rebuild, and stock reserves for looming damage from Hurricane Irma.
House Rushes To Vote $7.9 Billion For Harvey ReliefPolitics quickly intruded, as Democratic and Republican leaders disagreed on how to pay for the funding.
Former Texas Gov. Mark White Dies At 77Former Texas Gov. Mark White, a Democrat who championed public education reforms, including the landmark "no-pass, no-play" policy for high school athletes, has died. He was 77.
Gov. Abbott Begins Re-Election Bid As Democratic Candidate EmergesGovernor Greg Abbott launched his re-election campaign in San Antonio Friday while a Democratic candidate for governor emerges.
Ted Cruz On Trump 'Unfortunately Some Of The Damage Is Self-Inflicted'Texas Senator Ted Cruz told the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce he won't be sucked in by the controversies surrounding President Donald Trump.
Fact Check: No, Trump Didn't Invent 'Prime The Pump'President Donald Trump took credit in an interview for coining the phrase "prime the pump," seemingly unaware that it was popularized during the Great Depression more than 80 years ago.
Texas Democratic Rep. Castro Won't Challenge Sen. Ted Cruz In '18 Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro says he won't run for the U.S. Senate in 2018 after spending months considering a run against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.