Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez Elected DNC ChairFormer Labor Secretary Tom Perez was elected as the new chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in Atlanta on Saturday afternoon after a competitive race against Rep. Keith Ellison and five other contenders.
US Withdraws Stay Request In Transgender Bathroom CasePresident Donald Trump's administration is stepping back from a request made by the Obama administration in an ongoing lawsuit over bathroom rights for transgender students in public schools.
Supreme Court Hears Case Over DeportationsThe Obama administration is seeking to persuade the Supreme Court to retain a federal law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.
Texas Judge Halts Federal Transgender Health ProtectionsA federal judge in Texas has ordered a halt to another Obama administration effort to strengthen transgender rights, this time over health rules that social conservatives say could force doctors to violate their religious beliefs.
Obama Administration Confirms Double-Digit Premium HikesPremiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama's health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday.
US Again Condemns Israeli Settlements In West BankThe Obama administration is once again condemning Israel for plans to construct housing on land claimed by the Palestinians.
Texas Among 11 States Suing Over President's Transgender DirectiveTexas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
Lawsuit Could Be Filed Wednesday Over White House Transgender Directive To SchoolsWhile the Texas Attorney General's office wouldn't comment Tuesday night, CBS11 has learned Ken Paxton will announce what he describes as a major lawsuit in Austin Wednesday afternoon.
Texas Lt. Gov. Denounces White House Transgender Bathroom GuidanceLieutenant Governor Dan Patrick spoke outside of the Texas GOP convention happening in Dallas, denouncing the soon to be released Obama Administration directive of U.S. public school transgender guidelines.
Justices Hear Dispute Over Obama Immigration ActionsThe Supreme Court is taking up an important dispute over immigration that could affect millions of people who are living in illegally in Texas and across the country.
Church Members Fast To Encourage 5th Circuit Decision On Executive Action CaseThe members aim to encourage the court to issue a decision on the Texas-led lawsuit.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.