Missouri Governor Resigning Amid Widening InvestigationsGov. Eric Greitens is leaving office Friday amid a widening investigation that arose from an affair with his former hairdresser.
Democrats Relieved After Texas Candidate Loses House RunoffNational Democrats breathed a sigh of relief after a liberal outsider lost her runoff in a high stakes U.S. House race for one of three Republican-held seats in Texas.
Voters Choose Nominees In Texas, Arkansas, Georgia, KentuckyTexans are heading to the polls to settle several primary runoffs after the first round of voting in March.
Oklahoma Governor Vetoes No-Permit Gun Carry LawOklahoma's Republican Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill on late Friday that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training.
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.