Legal Experts: Federal Government Fight Against New Texas Abortion Law Could Be ToughFoes of a new Texas law that bans most abortions have been looking to the Democratic-run federal government to knock down what is now the most restrictive abortion law in the country. But it's not that simple.
Texas Democratic & Republican Party Chairs Discuss Bills Passed During Legislative SessionsBoth challengers - former State Republican Party Chair Allen West and former State Senator Don Huffines of Dallas - have questioned the governor's policies and conservative bonafides.
After Verification, Texas House Achieves Quorum For Second Time Since ThursdayIt comes after House Democrats broke quorum at the end of the regular session of the Texas Legislature, blocking the elections integrity bill.
Arrest Warrants Signed For Absent Texas House DemocratsSpeaker Dade Phelan signed 52 civil arrest warrants Tuesday evening, which will be delivered to the House Sergeant-at-Arms Wednesday morning for service.
GOP Voting Bill Awaits Texas Democrats Still In DC As 2nd Special Session Begins SaturdayOf the 17 issues Abbott has ordered the GOP-controlled statehouse to take up over the next 30 days, a new one stands out: a measure “relating to legislative quorum" requirements.
Texas Republicans File House Bill Calling For Audit Of 2020 Election Amid Debate Over Election Integrity BillsHouse Republicans have filed House Bill 241, which calls for an independent third-party to conduct a forensic audit of the election results in each precinct in the Texas counties with at least 415,000 residents.
Texas Senate Republicans & Democrats Host Dueling Press Conferences On Voter LegislationToday members of the Texas Senate Republican and Democratic Caucuses will hold separate press events to update Texans on their work on voting legislation.
Texas House Democrats Who Left State To Shut Down Special Session Host Press ConferenceTexas House Democrats breaking quorum in the nation’s capital will host a press conference shortly.
Texas Democrats Plan To Keep Public Engaged In Fight Against Republican Election Integrity BillsAfter a week of high-profile news conferences, Texas Democrats said they enter their second week out of state with a continued dual-track fight.
Democrats Sue Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Over Vetoing Pay After WalkoutGoing straight to the Texas Supreme Court, Democrats called the veto an unconstitutional power grab.
Against The Odds Senate Democrats Press Ahead With Voting BillSenate Democrats pledged to forge ahead with a vote on their sprawling elections and voting bill next week, even as it faces universal opposition from Republicans.
State Democrats At US Capitol Discussing Ways To Stop Texas Elections Bill: 'We Need Their Help Now'House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sharply criticized the Texas elections integrity bill and credited Texas Democrats' efforts to kill it.
Texas Congressional Delegation Join Speaker Pelosi To Discuss Texas Voter LawsMembers of the Texas Democratic Congressional Delegation will join Speaker Pelosi, and Democratic members of the Texas Legislature for a press conference to discuss Texas voter laws.
'Leave The Building': Texas Walkout Escalates Voting BattlesIt was a dramatic, last-ditch revolt: One by one, Democrats headed for the exits and disappeared down corridors.
Beto O'Rourke Criss-Crossing Texas, Igniting Rumors He Plans To Run For GovernorWith weather and health issues impacting millions in Texas and making news nationwide, former congressman Beto O'Rourke has hit the road again and is been criss-crossing the state, making stops in small towns.