GOP Texas Lawmakers Get In Each Other's Faces Over Tax BillA small group of Texas House Republicans got in each other's faces during a brief exchange after the chamber passed a contentious property tax bill.
GOP Plan To Slash Legal Immigration Wins President Trump's SupportThe RAISE Act would make our immigration system point-based, prioritizing applicants based on their job skills, English-speaking skills and more.
Sen. John McCain To Begin Cancer Treatment MondaySen. John McCain is returning home to Arizona to begin radiation and chemotherapy treatment, following his decisive vote to block his party's attempt to repeal parts of Obamacare.
Speaker Ryan `Frustrated' By Senate Health VoteHouse Speaker Paul Ryan says he's "disappointed and frustrated" by the failure of health care legislation in the Senate.
McCain Returns To Congress To Cheers From Fellow SenatorsThe 80-year-old McCain had a visible scar above his left eye after doctors removed a blood clot earlier this month.
Senator Collins Mocks Fellow GOP Texan Who Challenged Her To A DuelMaine Republican Susan Collins has been captured on a live microphone making fun of GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold.
Texas Sued Again Over Abortion Year After Supreme Court LossPlanned Parenthood is suing Texas over a new ban on a common abortion procedure that other Republican-controlled states have also tried outlawing in recent years.
House Budget Blueprint Boosts Military, Cuts BenefitsHouse Republicans have unveiled a 10-year budget blueprint that would dramatically increase military spending while putting the GOP on record favoring Medicare cuts opposed by President Donald Trump.
McConnell Defers Action On Health Care After McCain SurgerySen. John McCain's absence from the Senate as he recovers from surgery for a blood clot has led the GOP leadership to postpone consideration of health care legislation already on the brink.
Cornyn Optimistic GOP Will Have Votes To Pass Health Overhaul Sen. John Cornyn expects to start debate on the Senate's health care bill next week but says of holding together the Republican votes necessary to do so, "It's going to be a nail-bitter, no question."
Senate GOP Leaders Hope For Health Care Vote Next WeekRepublican leaders want to stage a climactic vote on their health care bill next week. But internal rifts over issues like coverage requirements and Medicaid cuts leave the timing and even the measure's fate unclear.
Democrats Push At Trial To Change Texas Voting Maps For 2018Hammering the point that Texas is looking more Hispanic and less white every year, Democrats on Monday began pushing for new 2018 election maps before a court that already decided Republicans purposefully tried stifling minority voters.