Republicans Retain Statewide Offices, But Analyst Says Concerns Remain For GOPWhile Democrats haven't won a statewide office since 1994, some of the candidates came closer to winning on Tuesday night than some Republicans expected.
Grassroots Efforts Helped Dallas-Area Democrats On Election NightThe series of election victories for Dallas Democrats expanded into traditionally help Republican seats.
Texas Senator John Cornyn Reacts To Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resignation"Attorney General Sessions has selflessly dedicated more than 40 years to serving the people of Alabama and the nation."
Collin County Voters Approve $750M In Bonds For Road ProjectsCollin County voters approved a $750 million dollar bond project, with the majority of the money earmarked for road projects to keep up with expected growth.
O’Rourke Drops F-Bomb On Live TV During Concession To CruzRep. Beto O'Rourke didn't go quietly to defeat, which isn't surprising for someone many consider the first punk rock political candidate.
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz Holds On To Seat Against Democrat Beto O’RourkeCruz turned back O'Rourke with the help of Trump, his bitter rival in 2016. Trump took the unexpected step of traveling to reliably Republican Texas during crunch time, staging a Houston rally to energize his base for Cruz just two weeks before Election Day
North Texas School District Settles Voting Rights LawsuitThe lawsuit claimed minorities couldn't get elected in at-large elections. Now Richardson ISD moves to single-member districts.
New Fundraising Reports Released In Crowded Dallas Mayoral RaceThe ten candidates hope to succeed Mayor Mike Rawlings who is term-limited and can’t run again.
Gov. Abbott Touts School Funding Overhaul During Inauguration Speech: 'We Will Pay Our Teachers More, We Will Make Our Schools Safer'Governor Abbott did not say anything about needing a border wall in Texas during his inauguration speech despite some onlookers chanting, "Build a wall."
Cornyn, Cruz, Abbott, Texas GOP Urges President Trump Not To Use Harvey Recovery Funds On Border WallU.S. Senators and Representatives from Texas, along with Gov. Abbott sent a letter to President Trump urging him not to use Harvey recovery funds in order to end the partial government shutdown.
House GOP Leader To Take Action Against Steve King's Racial RemarksThe House Republican leader said Sunday he will meet with Rep. Steve King this week to discuss his future and role in the party, promising action following his recent comments in defense of white supremacy.
San Antonio's Julian Castro Makes It Official: He's Running For President In 2020Joined by his wife Erica and their two children, Democrat Julian Castro told supporters after serving three terms as San Antonio Mayor and HUD Secretary for President Obama, he's ready for a bigger stage.
Graham in Turkey after criticizing Trump's Syria withdrawal plansSenior GOP senator has said Trump's move to pull out will embolden ISIS, as ex-U.S. envoy warns it's already happening
Pompeo meets with top North Korean official in WashingtonSecretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korea's Kim Yong Chol are meeting in D.C., as President Trump hopes for a second summit
Trump instructed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress: ReportTrump attorney Rudy Giuliani dismissed the BuzzFeed report but Democratic lawmakers pounced on it, with one saying if it's true, it's grounds for impeachment or resignation
Furloughed? What to know about collecting unemploymentAs more and more federal workers apply for unemployment to make ends meet, snags in the system are showing
GOP Rep. Will Hurd says wall is "least effective" border security measureHurd, from Texas, is the only Republican member representing a district along the southern border
2020 presidential campaign brings field of womenThere's no "women's lane" in 2020, a year that could see as many as five women running in the Democratic primary
McConnell takes back seat in shutdown negotiationsThe Senate majority leader is deferring to President Trump, as the longest shutdown on record drags on
Texas GOP Rep. Will Hurd: Border wall "least effective" for security, need technologyThe partial government shutdown is now in its 28th day – with no talks planned to break the stalemate over funding for a border wall. House Democrats have voted to reopen government agencies, but the president has said he won't open the government without wall money. A few House Republicans are backing the Democrats, including Rep. Will Hurd of Texas. He's the only GOP member representing a district along the southern border, and it happens to include more of the border than any other district. Hurd joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss why he opposes President Trump's proposal to build a wall.
A bipartisan immigration bill lawmakers think Trump might supportTwo Florida congressmen, one from each major party, have introduced a bill to grant Venezuelans in the U.S. Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
Obamacare premiums could increase slightly next yearA proposed rule change would result in a modest premium increase under the Affordable Care Act