Some In GOP Open To Banning Gun Accessory Used In Vegas Shooting Senior congressional Republicans say they are open to considering legislation banning "bump stocks" like the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to make semi-automatic rifles perform more like fully automatic weapons.
Senators Seek 'Dreamers' Fix After Trump Ends ProgramSenators of both parties pledged Tuesday to work toward a solution for "Dreamers" after President Donald Trump announced plans to end a program protecting the young immigrants brought illegally to this country as kids.
Senate GOP Leaders Hope For Health Care Vote Next WeekRepublican leaders want to stage a climactic vote on their health care bill next week. But internal rifts over issues like coverage requirements and Medicaid cuts leave the timing and even the measure's fate unclear.
Texas Sen. Cornyn Withdraws Name From FBI ConsiderationTexas Senator John Cornyn has told the Trump administration he'll stay in the U.S. Senate and is not interested in the vacant FBI director position.
Commencement Speech By No. 2 Senate Republican CanceledThe No. 2 Senate Republican, Texas Senator John Cornyn, has been pulled from the commencement program at Texas Southern University after students at the historically black university protested his planned appearance.
Texas Senators Cruz, Cornyn Ready For Change Under TrumpTexas' Republican U.S. senators are congratulating Donald Trump on the upset victory that will send him to the White House.
United States Senator Honors DPD Chief David Brown For ServiceSenator John Cornyn spoke about his gratitude to Chief Brown, his role in the Dallas police shootings, and his love of Stevie Wonder this morning.
Senate Antagonist Cruz Makes Nice With Campaign FundraisersLongtime Senate troublemaker Ted Cruz is trying to make nice with some of his establishment colleagues, with peace offerings where it counts most: their campaign war chests.
Dallas & The Nation Stand United At Memorial For Fallen OfficersPresident Barack Obama on Tuesday gathered with politicians, dignitaries, police officers and families of the fallen in Dallas to call for unity in the wake of a shocking slaying of five police officers.
GOP Senators Express Concerns Over TX Sen. Cornyn's Sept. 11 BillThe political twist took shape as President Barack Obama visited Saudi Arabia amid the kingdom's threats to pull billions of dollars from the U.S. economy if Texas Sen. John Cornyn's bill is enacted.
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.