Hurricane Aid Measure Grows To $15B As Irma Bears DownThe first installment to help communities in Texas rebuild, and stock reserves for looming damage from Hurricane Irma.
House Rushes To Vote $7.9 Billion For Harvey ReliefPolitics quickly intruded, as Democratic and Republican leaders disagreed on how to pay for the funding.
Perry: Immigration Order Means More Border ChaosGov. Rick Perry says the Obama administration's executive action on immigration will trigger a new flood of people illegally entering Texas from Mexico.
Abbott Again Questions Davis Book Tour During Race Democrat Wendy Davis on Thursday disputed ethics allegations raised by Republican opponent Greg Abbott over promoting her new memoir in the final stretch of the Texas governor's race.
Davis Wants $10 Minimum Wage Amid 'Texas Miracle' A call by Democrat Wendy Davis to raise the Texas minimum wage to $10 an hour as protesters nationwide demand better pay for fast-food workers is drawing criticism from business leaders.
No Arrest Warrant Being Issued For Texas' Perry A judge isn't issuing an arrest warrant for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a court official said Monday, and the Republican is planning to continue galloping around the country gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run — despite being indicted on two felony counts of abuse of power back home.
Could Texas' Perry Be Mulling Move To California?The Republican has made convincing top employers around the country to move to Texas a centerpiece of his administration, even leading a series of job-poaching missions in Democratically controlled states.
Hogan Wins Agriculture Commissioner Runoff Little-known rancher Jim Hogan has defeated singer and humorist Kinky Friedman to claim the Democratic nomination for Texas agriculture commissioner.
Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton Continue To Cross Paths Amid 2016 SpeculationTheir presidential plans may be uncertain but one thing is clear: Jeb Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton keep bumping into each other.
Ex-New Orleans Mayor Convicted Of Taking Bribes A June 11 sentencing date has been set for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin who has been convicted of bribery, fraud and money laundering.
Wendy Davis Says She Supports Medical Marijuana Democratic candidate for Texas governor Wendy Davis said Tuesday that she supports the use of medical marijuana and would consider decriminalizing possession of small amounts of the substance.
Former U.S. Representative Jack Brooks DiesFormer U.S. representative and Democrat Jack Brooks, has died at age 89. Brooks spent his political career representing his Southeast Texas district for 42 years.