Trump Lets States Block Some Planned Parenthood MoneyFurther chipping away at his predecessor's legacy, President Donald Trump signed legislation Thursday that lets states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers.
Senate GOP Goes "Nuclear," Clearing Way For GorsuchRepublicans invoked the "nuclear option" in the Senate on Thursday, unilaterally rewriting the chamber's rules to allow President Trump's nominee, Neil Gorsuch, to ascend to the Supreme Court.
Texas Mulls Asking Drivers To Help It Clear Rape BacklogTexas is considering asking drivers to help it clear its huge backlog of untested rape kits, a novel approach that has been well received by cost-conscious Republican lawmakers and one that other states might consider.
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.
Ex-US Rep. Stockman Expects To Be 'Vindicated' On ChargesFormer U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman says he expects "to be vindicated" on allegations he conspired with staffers to bilk conservative foundations out of at least $775,000 that was meant for charitable purposes and voter education.
Senate OKs Bill Seeking To Slow Property Tax IncreasesThe Texas Senate has approved a plan designed to slow the increase of local property taxes as Republicans scramble to deliver on fiscally conservative promises despite a state budget crunch.
Trump OKs Changes In GOP Health Care Bill, Winning SupportPresident Donald Trump agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to the House Republican health care bill Friday, bolstering the measure with support from some conservative lawmakers.
Oklahoma Senate Punishes Senator Found With Teen In MotelPolice officials in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore are still investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident last week involving Sen. Ralph Shortey and a teenager. No charges have been filed.
Senator Wants To Abolish Agency That Provides School Bus ServicesThe political battle over school buses in Dallas County took a hard turn today.
Price Nears Senate Confirmation As President Trump's Health SecretaryRepublicans are ready to overpower Democrats and push another of President Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees through the Senate.
Produce, Auto Parts, Electronics: How Mexico Tariff Could Cost ConsumersThe economic impact of President Trump’s executive order to build a U.S./Mexico border wall is already being felt in Laredo.
Former US Senator Calls For Case Against Texas AG To Be DroppedA former Republican presidential candidate calls the criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton a political smear campaign from within his own party.

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