Meet The Mexican Immigrant Who Helped Raise George W. Bush In TexasOne woman has had a defining influence in George W. Bush's views on immigration: Paula Rendon, an immigrant from Mexico who left her own children behind to help raise Bush and his siblings.
Texas Democrats In Congress Say It's 'Unacceptable' Gov. Abbott Hasn't Released Billions In Stimulus For Public EducationThey want action and are asking the U.S. Department of Education to step in.
Texas House Approves Bill Allowing Election Judges To Carry Gun In Most Polling PlacesHB 530, which passed on a vote of 94 to 51, would specifically allow an election judge with a gun license to have a handgun at certain election sites only while executing their duties.
Former President George W. Bush Criticizes Republican Isolationism, Anti-Immigration RhetoricWhile on a trip outside Texas, George W. Bush said the Republican Party he served as president -- from 2001 to 2009 -- has become “isolationist, protectionist and, to a certain extent, nativist”.
23 Candidates Vie For Texas House Seat In Special Election To Replace Late Rep. Ron WrightA crowded congressional special election in Texas' 6th District could give Republicans a first look at Donald Trump's staying power in the party ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.
Liberal Icon, Former Vice President Walter Mondale Dead At 93Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died.
Texas House Passes Constitutional Carry BillAfter nearly seven hours of debate, the Texas House has passed a Constitutional Carry bill by a vote of 84-56.
Bill Calling For Expansion Of Supreme Court Slammed As 'Court Packing' By Republicans -- But What Does That Mean?The Judiciary Act of 2021, introduced by a group of House and Senate Democrats on Thursday, calls for an expansion of the Court from nine to 13 justices.
Fort Worth Mayoral Candidates Discuss Issues At Forum Days Before Early Voting BeginsWith hundreds of people watching, four of the ten candidates running for Fort Worth Mayor discussed where they stand on the issues relating to businesses.
Former Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst Facing Domestic Violence Charge After Dallas ArrestA former lieutenant governor of the State of Texas, David Dewhurst, is facing domestic violence charges after his arrest on April 13.
Texas Police Chiefs Oppose Constitutional Carry Bills Championed By State GOPTexas police chiefs took aim at Constitutional Carry bills making their way through the state legislature and supported by the Texas Republican Party.
Ted Cruz Says MLB Moved All-Star Game Out Of Georgia Based On ‘Pile Of Lies’Major League Baseball’s decision to relocate the 2021 All-Star game from Atlanta is far from a homerun for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).
Texas Native Robert Santos Picked To Lead US Census BureauIf confirmed, Santos, who is Mexican-American, would become the first person of color to serve as a permanent director of the Census Bureau, the nation's largest statistical agency.
Texas Among 16 States Backing Alabama's Challenge To Census Privacy ToolTexas is among more than a dozen states backing Alabama's challenge to a statistical method the U.S. Census Bureau is using for the first time to protect the privacy of people who participated in the 2020 census.
Texas Senators Cornyn, Cruz Honor NCAA Basketball Champion Baylor Bears With Senate ResolutionThe Bears beat the Gonzaga Bulldogs 86-70 last Monday night in Indianapolis to win their first national title in men's basketball.