Cornyn Proposing Gun Background Check BillSen. 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.
Abortion Issue Clouds Fate Of Texas-Led Trafficking BillBipartisan 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.
Parties Set For Obama's Immigration AddressPresident 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.
Cornyn Tops Alameel To Win Third US Senate TermU.S. Sen. John Cornyn has defeated little-known Democrat David Alameel to win his third term.
Texas Lawmakers Working on Bill To Return Immigrant ChildrenTwo 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.
Gay Marriage Debated At State GOP ConventionSeveral 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.
Cornyn Spent $5.5 Million During GOP PrimarySen. 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.
Cruz Reverses Course, Endorses Colleague Cornyn 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.
Election Leaves Tea Party Influence UnsettledThe 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.
Texans Cast Their Votes In Primary ElectionsTexas voters are set to decide who will face off in some high-profile races come November. Tuesday is Primary Day across the state.
Surprises Likely In Texas Primary RacesA 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.
Cornyn Looks Safe In U.S. Senate RaceWhat 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.