Emergency Special Election Will Replace Texas' FarentholdRepublican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold recently resigned following sexual harassment allegations.
Ex-Texas Congressman Steve Stockman Convicted Of Fraud, ConspiracyA federal jury convicted a former Texas Republican congressman on fraud and conspiracy charges Thursday for misusing charitable donations to pay for personal and political expenses.
Democratic States Fighting Texas Lawsuit Targeting Affordable Care ActThe Texas lawsuit argues the Affordable Care Act is no longer constitutional after changes made as part of the Republican-backed tax overhaul that eliminates fines for not having coverage.
Texas Republican Makes Secret Peacemaking Trip To VenezuelaIt's not clear what prompted the previously undisclosed visit by the Dallas congressman to the politically turbulent South American nation.
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.
In Louisiana, GOP's Cassidy Vows To Oppose ObamaLouisiana Republican Bill Cassidy's defeat of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu completes the GOP's takeover of Deep South politics and its national domination.
Last Of Senate's Deep South Democrats DefeatedRepublican Rep. Bill Cassidy has denied Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana a fourth term, calling his Senate victory "the exclamation point" on midterm elections that put Republicans in charge on Capitol Hill for President Barack Obama's last two years in office.
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.
'Duck Dynasty' Family Members Cut Ad For NephewPhil Robertson, and his wife Kay are featured in a new radio ad for Louisiana Republican congressional candidate Zach Dasher.
Gov. Perry Cites Joan Rivers To Back Clinic LawRepublican Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday invoked comedian Joan Rivers' death at a surgical clinic while defending a law he signed that would close the majority of abortion facilities in the nation's second-most populous state.
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.

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