President Trump, Texas Lawmakers Say They Don't Want Another Government ShutdownPresident Trump reacted to the compromise struck by Congressional negotiators, including Republican Representative Kay Granger of Fort Worth, Monday night.
Lawmakers Reach 'Agreement In Principle' To Avoid Government ShutdownLawmakers were scrambling to flesh out an agreement and have a budget measure ready before the current continuing resolution expires Friday.
Federal Employees Hoping Congress Compromises On Border Security, Avoids 2nd Shutdown: 'We Can't Really Get Comfortable'"We can't really get comfortable because we're not comfortable," said TSA screener Rick DeChiara. "Three weeks from now, we could be exactly where we were before."
Ex-Texas Rep. Farenthold Quits Lucrative Port Lobbying JobA former Texas congressman who resigned last year amid sexual harassment allegations has quit his $160,000-a-year lobbyist position for a port authority.
A Look At President Trump's Ability To Declare A National Emergency: 'The President Has A Lot Of Authority'President Donald Trump said Thursday he would "almost definitely" declare a national emergency if Democrats won't agree to fund his proposed border wall or barrier along the southern border.
Pelosi Takes Speaker's Gavel As House Democrats Assume PowerPresident Donald Trump congratulated Nancy Pelosi on her victory in a surprise statement to reporters in the White House briefing room Thursday afternoon.
Trump Invites Congressional Leaders To White House For Briefing On Border SecurityThe last meeting between Democratic leaders and Mr. Trump occurred three weeks ago.
North Texas Commuter Train Gets 2 More Years To Meet Safety RequirementThe most-ridden commuter rail line in Texas will not have the life-saving braking device in operation in time for Monday's federal deadline.
Florida Veteran Fundraises Millions To Help Trump's Efforts For Border WallA private effort by a Florida veteran to fund a border wall has brought in nearly 13 million dollars.
Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty For Lying To CongressMichael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, is expected to plead guilty Thursday to lying to Congress.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says She Can’t Afford Washington Apartment Yet"I have three months without a salary before I'm a member of Congress. So, how do I get an apartment? Those little things are very real," Ocasio-Cortez said to The New York Times.
Texas Voters Say Immigration Is Top Issue Facing NationVoters casting midterm election ballots in Texas are divided over the state of the nation, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate.
Cruz-O'Rourke Hogs The Attention, But Texas Ballot Is LoadedWhile all eyes in Texas are on the unexpectedly close U.S. Senate race, further down the ballot Tuesday are races that could determine control of Congress.
Pete Sessions Works To Keep Seat In Close Race Against Colin AllredRep. Pete Sessions was first elected to Congress in 1996, but hasn't faced a tough race like the one he is in now against Democrat Colin Allred, since 1994 when he defeated Martin Frost.
Colin Allred Looking To Unseat Texas Congressman Pete SessionsThe Allred-Sessions race is attracting national attention because Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in this district in 2016.