Texas Advances New Abortion Limits Despite Court DefeatsThe Texas House voted 96-47 on legislation that bans a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure, known as dilation and evacuation, similar to laws that courts have blocked in Alabama, Oklahoma, Kansas and Louisiana.
Roger Ailes, Media Guru And Political Strategist, Dies At 77Fox News chairman Rupert Murdoch called Ailes "a brilliant broadcaster (who) played a huge role in shaping America's media over the last thirty years" in a statement.
Lawmakers Try To Keep Town Halls From Getting Out Of ControlTown halls have become a risky proposition for GOP members of Congress. Some Americans, angry about President Trump's agenda, have flooded the meetings, asking representatives tough questions, chanting and heckling them.
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.
Trump OKs Changes In GOP Health Care Bill, Winning SupportPresident Donald Trump agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to the House Republican health care bill Friday, bolstering the measure with support from some conservative lawmakers.
Former Texas Congressman Steve Stockman Charged With Diverting FundsA former congressman from Texas has been arrested and charged with conspiring to collect contributions intended for a charity and diverting them to campaign contributions and personal use.
CBO Report Says 14M More Would Be Uninsured By 2018The Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the Republican health care bill Monday.
Members Of Congress Face Angry Constituents At Town HallsRepublican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in Virginia.
House GOP Batting Around Options For Revamping Health LawLawmakers, aides and lobbyists say the proposals take a conservative approach dominated by tax breaks and a transition away from today's Medicaid program.
Dallas GOP, Iraqi Refugee Support Trump's Travel BanThe Dallas GOP Chairman says no one should be surprised by the executive order. President Trump campaigned on the issue.
US Sent $221 million To Palestinians In Obama's Last HoursOfficials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority.
GOP Governors Who Turned Down Medicaid Money Have Hands OutThese groups embody the difficulty the emboldened GOP congressional majorities face: Make good on their promises to repeal the 2010 health care law while preserving popular provisions.