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.
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 Republicans Back Off Changes To Sunday Voting During Upcoming Special SessionThe special session that begins Thursday, July 8 will be the first time lawmakers are back at work since Democrats' late-night revolt over the Memorial Day weekend.
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.
'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.
Liz Cheney Removed From Her Post As GOP Conference ChairRepresentative Liz Cheney was removed from her post of conference chair in a voice vote, shortly after the closed-door vote came to order.
George W. Bush Meets With Illinois Congressman Looking To Unite Anti-Trump RepublicansIllinois congressman Adam Kinzinger headed south to Texas this week looking for allies. The lawmaker was on a mission to find Republicans who, like him, see former President Donald Trump as a scourge on their party.
Fewer People May Get $1,400 Stimulus As President Biden Open To Focusing On Those With Lower IncomesWhile fewer people may qualify for a federal stimulus check this time, lower income Americans could see a bigger payment than previous two stimulus checks.
North Texas' Beth Van Duyne Among House Republicans To Send Letter Of Congratulations To President Joe BidenNorth Texas congresswoman Beth Van Duyne was among House Republicans who sent a joint letter of congratulations to now-President Joe Biden, saying it's time to work together.
North Texas Republicans Share Differing Views Of President Trump’s LegacyOn President Donald Trump’s final full day in office, CBS 11 spoke with North Texas Republicans who feel differently about him and his legacy.
Texas Democrats Call On 22 Texas Republicans To Resign; State GOP Rejects ItThe state's Democratic Party Chair, Gilberto Hinojosa said, "There has to be consequences for this. And we believe these people need to resign or be removed from Congress."
Democrats Increase Calls For Texas Senator Ted Cruz To Resign; Cruz Says 'I Ain't Going Anywhere'Democrats accused Cruz of inciting the violence at the Capitol Wednesday as he led efforts by some Republican Senators to object to the certification of the 2020 election.