Federal Appeals Court Allows Texas To Enforce Abortion LimitsWomen seeking legal abortions in Texas starting Friday will drive hours if they live near the Mexico border and have fewer options in big cities after a federal appeals court allowed the state to enforce tough Republican-backed clinic laws.
Abbott Says Texas Border Safer Than BeforeAttorney General Greg Abbott praises "measurable and meaningful results" from the $1.3 million per week in added border security spending.
Perry: 'This Is An Absolute Humanitarian Catastrophe Waiting To Happen'A surge of immigrant children pouring into Texas and across the southwest U.S. border brought Republican and Democratic leaders Monday to federal facilities across the state where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors are being held in temporary shelters.
Cruz, Perry To Visit Facilities Housing Illegal Immigrant MinorsTexas' top conservative stars are getting first-hand looks at a surge of unaccompanied children caught crossing the border with Mexico illegally.
Abbott, Davis Register Candidacies For Governor Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Wendy Davis have formally registered their candidacies for their parties' nominations for governor in next year's primaries.
Dem State Sen. Wendy Davis Signals Run For Texas GovernorSen. Wendy Davis, the Democrat who filibustered an abortion law for nearly 13 hours wearing pink running shoes, began the slow rollout of her campaign for Texas governor on Wednesday with an email asking supporters to spread the word and donate money ahead of a "what's next" announcement.
GOP Eyes Abbott As Gov. Perry's Successor In TexasEven as he announced he wasn't running for governor again, Rick Perry implored Texans not to rock the political boat too much in choosing a successor.