Texas Rep. Ralph Hall, Oldest-Ever Member Of U.S. House, Dead At 95Former Texas Representative Ralph Hall, the oldest-ever member of the U.S. House, has died at age 95.
After Election Loss Texas Judge Randomly Releases Juvenile DefendantsJudge Glenn Devlin released nearly all of the juvenile defendants who appeared before him after asking them whether they intended to kill anyone.
Highlights From First, Only Texas Governor's DebateGov. Greg Abbott is heavily favored to win a second term against Lupe Valdez, the former Dallas County Sheriff who is the daughter of migrant farmworkers and would become Texas' first Hispanic, openly gay governor if elected.
Sen. Cornyn Launches Harvey Rebuilding Site Ahead Of AnniversaryU.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) launched a page on his website for Texans with information on disaster aid legislation passed since the storm.
Fundraising Makes O'Rourke Competitive, But Analyst Still Gives Cruz Edge For Texas SenateBeto O'Rourke is exciting Texas Democrats by attracting crowds and big money for his campaign to unseat Republican Senator Ted Cruz.
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.
Opinion: 'Retroactively Retired', A Laugher Even By Washington StandardsThe demand for W. Mitt Romney to release his tax returns has become bipartisan. Conservative elected officials and pundits know that Romney is taking on so much water over his secrecy and questions of his honesty and that he has no other choice.
Opinion: The Second Coming Of WDown to the trademark "W", W. Mitt Romney is literally the second coming of the George W. Bush: the economic strategy that led to the worst American economy since the Great Depression and the Bush legacy of secrecy in the face of questions from the American public.