DNC Race Tight As Democrats Seek Gains Against TrumpThe contest to head the Democratic National Committee remains fluid as national leaders grapple with how to turn an outpouring of liberal protest against President Donald Trump into political gains.
Texas Tries New Anti-Abortion Strategy After High Court LossThe long, bitter battle over Texas' new efforts to further restrict abortion has begun in the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Texas Senate Votes To OK 'Sanctuary Cities' Bill The Texas Senate has preliminarily approved an anti-"sanctuary cities" bill punishing local governments that don't cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
Texas Lawmakers Rush To Take Up 'Sanctuary Cities' BillThe Texas Senate has begun debating a proposed ban on "sanctuary cities," capitalizing on President Trump's call for a crackdown on illegal immigration to muscle the contested proposal toward passage in record time.
State Legislators Seek Funding Ban For 'Sanctuary Cities'Texas Republicans eager to reinforce President Donald Trump's call for a crackdown on illegal immigration pushed to deny state money for local jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate.
US Sent $221 million To Palestinians In Obama's Last HoursOfficials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority.
North Texas Republicans, Democrats React To President Trump's InaugurationAt a watch party at the Las Colinas Country Club, about 30 members of the Greater Irving Republican Club cheered after Mr. Trump took the Oath of Office, then raised their glasses to offer him a toast.
Irving Watch Party Cheers Trump's InaugurationRepublicans in North Texas are celebrating the peaceful transfer of power on Friday morning, after President Trump was officially sworn into office as the 45th leader of the United States.
GOP Targets Endangered Species Act For ChangesIn control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government's most powerful conservation tools.
Jeb Bush Unlikely To Run For Office AgainFormer Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, whose bid for the White House was derailed by businessman and eventual winner Donald Trump, said that it is unlikely that he will run for office again.
Watchdog To Investigate Justice Department, FBI Actions Before ElectionThe Justice Department inspector general says he will investigate the actions of the Justice Department and FBI in the months leading up to the 2016 election
Trump May Pursue Border Wall Without New BillCongressional Republicans and Donald Trump's transition team are exploring whether or not they can make good on Trump's promise of a wall along the Mexican border without passing a new bill on the topic.