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.
Texas County Makes History After Swearing In 17 Black Female JudgesIt was history in the making in Harris County where a new year brought the swearing-in of newly elected officials -- among them 17 black female judges.
Trump Invites Congressional Leaders To White House For Briefing On Border SecurityThe last meeting between Democratic leaders and Mr. Trump occurred three weeks ago.
Elizabeth Warren Makes Big Move Toward 2020 Presidential RunMassachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren took a formal step toward a potential 2020 presidential campaign Monday, announcing that she is forming an exploratory committee.
Texas Judge Clears The Way For Appeal Of Ruling Against Health LawA federal judge in Texas who recently declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional has stayed his ruling to allow for appeals.
Government To Partially Shut Down As Lawmakers Leave Capitol HillMore than 420,000 federal employees would have to go to work without pay, according to that report from the Senate Appropriations Committee.
No Timeline: O'Rourke Not Rushing 2020 Decision Despite BuzzIf the deep field of potential Democratic presidential contenders is on pins and needles as Beto O'Rourke decides his next move, it could be a long wait.