Texas Governor Abbott Has Been Filling Courts With GOP Judges Voters RejectedGovernor Greg Abbott has quietly been stocking Texas courts with Republican judges freshly rejected by voters.
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.
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.
Tarrant County Republicans Expected To Vote Thursday On Removal Of Muslim Vice ChairmanRepublicans in Tarrant County are scheduled to decide whether to remove a Muslim doctor as a party vice chairman amid infighting over some members' claims about his beliefs.
Tarrant County Republicans To Vote On Whether To Oust Muslim Vice ChairTarrant County Republicans are set to decide if they should remove a Muslim vice party chairman following allegations that he prefers Islamic over U.S. law.
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.
Trump Invites Congressional Leaders To White House For Briefing On Border SecurityThe last meeting between Democratic leaders and Mr. Trump occurred three weeks ago.
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.
White House Stands By Decision To Deny CNN's Jim Acosta Access"Nobody manipulated it. All that is is a close-up," said the president, who then attacked the reporter for asking the question and called him "dishonest."