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.
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.
New York Congressman's Ex-Girlfriend Pleads Guilty A Texas woman romantically linked to embattled New York Congressman Michael Grimm has pleaded guilty to campaign finance charges.
Perry: To Deter Grousing, State Won't Pay Lawyers Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he believes taxpayers should have picked up his legal tab but opted to use campaign funds "to keep from having folks grouse about it."
Gov. Perry's Team Will Ask Judge To End Case An attorney for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate.