Senate GOP Goes "Nuclear," Clearing Way For GorsuchRepublicans invoked the "nuclear option" in the Senate on Thursday, unilaterally rewriting the chamber's rules to allow President Trump's nominee, Neil Gorsuch, to ascend to the Supreme Court.
House Minority Leader Pelosi Criticizes Trump In Texas TripHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump's push to expand a border wall in Texas is an "immoral initiative" that must be stopped.
Price Nears Senate Confirmation As President Trump's Health SecretaryRepublicans are ready to overpower Democrats and push another of President Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees through the Senate.
Order Halting Travel Ban Appears To Supersede Boston RulingA federal judge in Boston has declined to extend a temporary injunction against President Donald Trump's travel ban, however a separate federal ruling in Seattle appears to supersede it.
Fort Worth Officer Vows To 'Protect' Immigrants In Viral VideoA Fort Worth Police officer's Facebook video about immigration concerns has gone viral.
President Trump To Sign Orders Embracing Proposed Border WallPresident Trump is set to sign orders Wednesday embracing steps to tighten border security.
Sen. Cruz Moves To Protect State Governors’ Right To Reject RefugeesThe two page bill would give Governors the right to reject the settlement of refugees from any nation in their state, at their sole discretion.
Democrats Again To Lead Just 2 Texas Senate CommitteesDemocrats will again head just two Texas Senate committees, the same number that the minority party ran last session in 2015.
Cornyn Shows Support, Introduces Rex Tillerson At Senate HearingPresident-elect Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state is getting the ringing endorsement of Texas senator John Cornyn.
Bathroom Bill Draws Opposition From Dallas Business LeadersTexas took center stage in the debate over bathroom privacy Thursday afternoon. Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced a bill to limit transgender women from using public women's restrooms.
Obama Sets Rule To Protect Streams Near Coal MinesThe Obama administration on Monday set final rules designed to reduce the environmental impact of coal mining on the nation's streams, a long-anticipated move that met quick resistance from Republicans who vowed to overturn it under President-elect Donald Trump.
Trump Offers Housing Secretary Job To Ben CarsonPresident-elect Donald Trump has formally offered retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson the position of secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.