TX Senator Cornyn A 'Peacemaker' As GOP Rift On Criminal Justice WidensA widening Republican rift over revamping the nation's criminal justice system is dashing hopes for overhaul in the final year of President Barack Obama's tenure despite strong bipartisan support and a concerted effort by the second-ranking GOP senator.
Texas Politicians Respond To President's Plan To Fight Gun ViolencePresident Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the country and congress to tackle gun violence with more urgency, saying that executive actions won't undo the last mass shooting but can help stop the next one.
TX Sen. Cornyn Defends Position On 9/11 First Responders' BenefitsTexas Senator John Cornyn on Monday responded to a question about what message Congress is sending to the September 11, 2001 First Responders by allowing their medical benefits to expire.
Gov. Abbott Calls Out Obama Admin For Shorting Texas VetsBecause of the high concentration of Veterans in the region, Abbott told South Texas Veterans that State and Federal parties need to work together to get a VA Hospital Built.
Abortion Issue Clouds Fate Of Texas-Led Trafficking BillBipartisan legislation to crack down on human trafficking turned unexpectedly controversial Tuesday because of a Texas Republican-led provision relating to abortion that Democrats said they failed to notice.
Cornyn Tops Alameel To Win Third US Senate TermU.S. Sen. John Cornyn has defeated little-known Democrat David Alameel to win his third term.
National & State Leaders React To Deadly Fort Hood ShootingA shooting at the Army post in Fort Hood has left at least four people dead and 14 others injured. Fort Hood remained on lockdown Wednesday evening. National, state and local leaders are all reacting to the events in Killeen.
US Sen. Cornyn Wins Republican Texas NominationIncumbent John Cornyn has crushed tea party-backed U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman and six lesser-known primary challengers to win Texas' Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.
Stockman Challenges Cornyn In U.S. Senate RaceIn a last-minute surprise late Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman filed paperwork to challenge fellow Texas Republican and powerful incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate next year.
Calls To Dismantle Navigator Program In ACA Following Video Release The video appears to show employees from the Urban League of Greater Dallas encouraging applicants for the federal government's insurance exchanges to lie about their health habits and their income to get cheaper coverage.
Cornyn Hopes “Scary” Ad Will Help Texas RepublicansOne of the latest pushes by Senator John Cornyn’s “Keep Texas Red” campaign involves a very dark photo of the nation’s top Democratic leaders… literally.
TX Sen. Cornyn Emphasizes Republican Unity After Budget FightTexas' senior U.S. Senator John Cornyn emphasized Republican unity after a bruising fight within the party during the recent budget battle on Capitol Hill saying 'Republicans are stronger when we are unified.'