Sen. John Cornyn is introducing legislation that would reward states for sending information about residents with mental problems to the federal background check system for firearms purchasers.
Bipartisan legislation to crack down on human trafficking turned unexpectedly controversial Tuesday because of a Texas Republican-led provision relating to abortion that Democrats said they failed to notice.
President Obama is set to move forward with major immigration reform, unveiling his plans in an address on Thursday night. Watch parties are already being scheduled across the nation.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn has defeated little-known Democrat David Alameel to win his third term.
Two Texas lawmakers are teaming up on a bill to speed removals of the unaccompanied Central American kids who’ve been arriving by the tens of thousands at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Several hot-button issues, including gay marriage, are being discussed at the state’s GOP convention in Fort Worth. Friday will see a lineup of several high-profile speakers.
Sen. John Cornyn spent nearly $5.5 million in the two months leading up to Texas Republican primary to help fend off a challenge from the right by Congressman Steve Stockman.
Firebrand U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz had refused to endorse his colleague John Cornyn before the Texas primary, but a resounding Cornyn victory was enough to change his mind.
The first primary in what the GOP hopes is a triumphant year showed that the tea party wield considerable influence in one of the nation’s most conservative states.
Texas voters are set to decide who will face off in some high-profile races come November. Tuesday is Primary Day across the state.
A member of the Bush dynasty, a history-making feat, heavyweights trying to survive, and winter weather. Primary elections in Texas on Tuesday figure to be anything but ordinary.
What could have been a tight primary now looks like a cakewalk for Sen. John Cornyn after his challenger ran a campaign so disastrous that many experts have disavowed him.