Rash Of Retirements Triggers Texas Political BonanzaAn unusual rash of seven congressional retirements is triggering a stampede among ambitious Democrats and Republicans in Austin.
Texas Republican Quits Hard-Line Freedom Caucus A member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus is resigning after the hard line group helped scuttle the Republican health care overhaul.
Sen. Cruz Moves To Protect State Governors’ Right To Reject RefugeesThe two page bill would give Governors the right to reject the settlement of refugees from any nation in their state, at their sole discretion.
House Republicans Work Immigration Behind Scenes Immigration overhaul legislation has been dormant in the House for months, but a few Republicans are working behind the scenes to advance it.
Heimlich Rescues Choking Texas CongressmanA Texas congressman who was choking on a piece of popcorn is thanking a fellow Republican from Arizona and a House staffer who is also a doctor for stepping in to help.