Battles Over Health Care, Budget Await Congress' ReturnLawmakers are returning from their July 4 recess with an added objective -- averting some full-blown political disasters.
Sen. Cruz Faces Hecklers, Calls Senate Health Plan 'Precarious'U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz held a lengthy but civil debate with a small group of hecklers defending former President Barack Obama's health care law in Austin Thursday night.
Voters Call Debate 'Cringe Worthy,' Some Won't Cast BallotDays after explosive revelations about Donald Trump's predatory comments about women and Hillary Clinton's closed-door speeches to banking executives, some people who watched the U.S. presidential debate Sunday night were disgusted.
Pence Calm And Steady, But Dodges In Defending TrumpRepublican Mike Pence was calm and steady in the face of Democrat Tim Kaine's fiery and frequent challenges. But when it came to defending Donald Trump, Pence dodged, sidestepped or was silent about some of his running mate's most provocative words.
Presidential Debate Reaction From Mark Cuban And Eric Trump Among those in the debate hall audience, Dallas Mavericks owner and Clinton supporter Mark Cuban.
Cuban Responds To Trump's Tax CommentsOne of the most talked about moments from the debate was Donald Trump's comments about his taxes.
Voters Weigh In On Social Media Following Presidential DebateVoters had plenty to say on social media about Monday night's debate between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
Presidential Debate 2016: Five Things To Watch In The ShowdownThe stage is set for a dramatic showdown at Hofstra University in New York Monday night when Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton face off in the first presidential debate of the general election.
Debate Night: Clinton, Trump Set For High-Stakes ShowdownAfter months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are preparing to confront each other face-to-face in the first presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for the nation's future.
Irving Residents At Odds About Ordinance To Limit ChickensResidents in Irving are at odds over a new ordinance that would among other things limit the number of chickens a home owner can have on their property.
Some Texas Professors Say Guns In Classes Could Stifle DebateSome faculty members at the University of Houston say sensitive subjects may become taboo in their classrooms because of a law allowing Texas public university students to bring guns to class.
Gloves Come Off Between Clinton, Sanders At Democrat DebateIn their final debate before the Iowa caucuses, the gloves came off between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
Sparks Fly In Final 2015 GOP Presidential DebateThe former Florida governor repeatedly took the fight to front-runner Donald Trump in Las Vegas Tuesday night as the Republican Party's 2016 class met on the debate stage for the last time this year.
GOP Candidates Dive Into Immigration & SpendingAfter the GOP widely panned the moderators at the previous debate, the candidates on Tuesday night had far deeper discussions about their policy plans, particularly on taxes, military spending and immigration.
Analysis: No Breakouts In GOP DebateAided by tentative questioning, the GOP's top presidential candidates executed their strategies with little resistance in Tuesday night's prime-time debate.