Cruz-O'Rourke Hogs The Attention, But Texas Ballot Is LoadedWhile all eyes in Texas are on the unexpectedly close U.S. Senate race, further down the ballot Tuesday are races that could determine control of Congress.
Leading Democrat Calls For Legalized Marijuana In All 50 StatesThe democrat's argument was heavily based on the belief that arrests for marijuana possession have become a punishment that doesn't fit the crime.
Money To 'Harden' Schools Draws Backlash After ShootingsOn Tuesday, dozens of gun-control activists packed the end of a two-day hearing at the Texas Capitol on school shootings.
Congressman Gene Green 7-30-17Dr. Laura Murillo (President/CEO, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce) talks with Congressman Gene Green (U.S. Representative, Texas 29th Congressional District) about what’s going on with the Affordable Care Act.
$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation ProjectsProjects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near EndGeneral Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
Opinion: New BeginningsThis New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here's hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.
Opinion: A Terrible End To A Terrible CongressCongress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said "a house divided against itself cannot stand." The same holds true for the Republican Party today.
Opinion: Petraeus Must Testify On LibyaPetraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.
Opinion: Obama Makes The Case: One-Term Limit Needed For PresidentPresident Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.
Opinion: Where’s Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn't been on the job this summer.
Opinion: Republicans Vote For Denial Of Affordable Health Care AgainTea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.
Opinion: 8.2 Percent Unemployment Rate Won’t Reelect ObamaOf all the signs leading to a defeat for President Barack Obama in the presidential election of 2012, the most glaring sign is the 8.2% unemployment rate.
Pastorini: Clemens Was 'Screwed By Congress', Now Move OnIt's time we leave the man alone and let he and his family get on with their lives. I personally like and respect the man. I do not like what our government tried to do to him and sports in general.
Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of CongressAttorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him "in contempt" for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.