Fort Worth Officials Travel To D.C., Push For New Gun Safety LawsAs Congress returns for the fall session, The U.S. Conference of Mayors is in Washington D.C. — pushing lawmakers to pass certain gun safety legislation.
Texas Rep. Kenny Marchant Won't Seek Reelection, Announces RetirementU.S. Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-Texas) announced Monday that he will not seek reelection in 2020 and will retire. The congressman represents the 24th District of Texas, which covers part of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
Texas Congressman Will Hurd Will Not Seek Re-Election"I have made the decision to not seek reelection for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas in order to pursue opportunities outside the halls of Congress."
Retired US Navy SEAL Floyd McLendon Announces Campaign For CongressRetired U.S. Navy SEAL Floyd McLendon announced his campaign for Congress Monday morning.
Texas Democrat Wendy Davis Running For Congress In 2020 Against Rep. Chip RoyTexas Democrat Wendy Davis announced Monday that she will run for Congress in 2020, five years after badly losing a run for governor that was propelled by her 13-hour filibuster of an anti-abortion bill in the state Capitol.
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.