Court Upholds Texas' Voter ID LawThe 2-1 decision Friday by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans is a victory for Republican lawmakers.
Emergency Special Election Will Replace Texas' FarentholdRepublican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold recently resigned following sexual harassment allegations.
Ex-Texas Congressman Steve Stockman Convicted Of Fraud, Conspiracy A federal jury convicted a former Texas Republican congressman on fraud and conspiracy charges Thursday for misusing charitable donations to pay for personal and political expenses.
Democratic States Fighting Texas Lawsuit Targeting Affordable Care ActThe Texas lawsuit argues the Affordable Care Act is no longer constitutional after changes made as part of the Republican-backed tax overhaul that eliminates fines for not having coverage.
Texas GOP Rep. Farenthold Resigns From Congress Amid Sexual Harassment AllegationsBlake Farenthold announced in December he would not seek re-election to a fifth term, apologizing for angry outbursts but denying allegations of sexual harassment.
Texas Republican Makes Secret Peacemaking Trip To VenezuelaIt's not clear what prompted the previously undisclosed visit by the Dallas congressman to the politically turbulent South American nation.
Ryan Touches Down At Southwest During Fund-Raising TripHouse Speaker Paul Ryan stopped by Southwest Airlines Monday during a fund-raising trip to Texas to tout benefits of the new tax law and talk about modernizing the nation's air-traffic control system.
Abortion Impasse May Shut Down Effort To Reduce PremiumsThe polarizing politics of abortion have burst into the congressional budget debate, overwhelming bipartisan efforts to help millions of consumers who buy their own health insurance policies get relief from soaring premiums.