DNC Announces Criteria For Fall Debates - And Ups The AnteDemocratic presidential candidates hoping to appear in the party's official third and fourth round of debates will need to meet higher polling and fundraising thresholds.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott: 'This Was An Extremely Successful Session'Texas lawmakers wrapped up the 86th Legislative Session Monday after approving a school finance reform bill that both parties described as “transformative.”
Federal Judge Sides With Congress In Legal Fight Over President Trump's Financial RecordsThe president said the decision was "crazy" and "totally wrong." His attorney, Jay Sekulow, said he "will be filing a timely notice of appeal" with the court.
Former VP Joe Biden Announces 2020 Presidential CampaignEnding months of speculation, former Vice President Joe Biden announced Thursday he is launching his third presidential campaign.
Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders To Hold Rally In Fort WorthPresidential candidate Bernie Sanders is coming to Fort Worth for the second of two rallies he has scheduled in Texas next week.
Gerrymandering Lawsuits Pending In Texas And 11 Other StatesGerrymandering is on trial as the U.S. Supreme Court and judges consider whether mapmakers manipulated boundaries of legislative districts for their own advantage.
O'Rourke, Biden, Sanders Tied With Trump In Texas, New Quinnipiac Poll SaysA new poll released Thursday morning has President Donald Trump essentially tied in possible 2020 presidential matchups with former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke and former Vice President Joe Biden in the upcoming election among Texans.
Family: 1 Of 17 Texas County 'Black Girl Magic' Judges DiesOne of the 17 black women elected to seats in Harris County courtrooms last year as part of a "Black Girl Magic" campaign has died.
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."
Federal Employees In North Texas Relieved About Deal To Reopen Government But Questions RemainLocal TSA union leaders Rudy Garcia and Sandra Felix embraced the news there’s a deal to reopen the federal government temporarily.
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.
Social Issues Could Take Back Seat In New Texas LegislatureThe Texas Legislature opens today with lawmakers expected to tackle such matters as fixing the state's school finance system, cutting property taxes and paying for Hurricane Harvey recovery.
Police, Civil Right Groups At Odds Over Issues Texas Legislature Set To ConsiderLawmakers have already filed more than 500 bills for the legislative session that begins Tuesday, January 8.