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President Trump picks Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump nominated 10th Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch fo…

White House Press Briefing for 1-31-2017

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady…

Trump: Work with private sector on cyber threats

President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order aimed at improving the …

WH predicts bipartisan support for Supreme Court nominee

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is expressing confidence that President…

Homeland Security Secretary defends travel ban

President Donald Trump's Secretary of Homeland Security, John Kelly, defend…

Ryan defends Trump’s refugee, immigration order

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday defended President Donald Trump's divisi…

Trump to drug executives: Lower prices

President Donald Trump says he wants to lower drug prices and bring pharmaceuti…

In State of State, Abbott imposes hiring freeze, declares 4 issues 'emergencies'

By Patrick Svitek Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Te…

WATCH: Governor Abbott delivers State Of The State address

Governor Greg Abbott today delivered his State of the State address where he ou…

Ted Cruz supports Trump's travel ban

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding President…

New attorney general to defend travel ban

Dana Boente has been sworn in as the new acting attorney general and has vowed …

Trump fires acting US Attorney General

President Donald Trump fired the acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates after…

Texas school choice bill frees students, leaves money

By Kenric Ward A Texas school choice bill is a financial winner for school dist…

Hope turns to heartache for Texas volunteers looking to help refugees

President Trump’s executive order restricting travel from seven predominantly M…

Boy Scouts to allow transgenders who identify as male

On Monday, the Boy Scouts of America announced it will now accept transgender b…

Texas juvenile justice advocates look to raise age of criminal responsibility to 18

By Johnathan Silver Austin high school student Elijah Corpus spent one month be…

YOU'RE FIRED! Acting Attorney General Sally Yates shown the door by Trump

On Monday night, President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yat…

N.J. Bishop punched during church service

A Catholic bishop was punched during a church service on Saturday in Newark, Ne…

Wash. state sues Trump over immigration order

Washington state's attorney general says he is suing President Donald Trump…

Trudeau: Quebec mosque shooting 'despicable act'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a shooting at a Quebec City mosqu…

White House: Travel ban getting 'blown out of proportion'

The White House is vigorously defending President Donald Trump's immigratio…

Muslim group files travel ban lawsuit

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said it has filed a federal la…

Pennsylvania man pleads guilty for conspiracy to provide material support to Islamic State

Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz, 20, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty today to …

Nine released from Dallas airport detention

Officials say 9 people were released after they were detained overnight at Dall…

Trump signs executive order on regulations

President Donald Trump has signed an executive action aimed at significantly cu…

Texas State Rep placed under state protection after filing bill to ban abortions

By Patrick Svitek State Rep. Tony Tinderholt, R-Arlington, has been placed unde…

WATCH: White House press briefing for 1-30-2017

White House press briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady…

Democrats make Texas central to 2018 midterms strategy

By Abby Livingston Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. W…

Trump defends travel ban as protests spread

President Trump insisted Sunday his travel ban on certain Muslim-majority natio…

Police: Six dead in Canada mosque shooting

Canadian police say six people are dead and eight wounded after a shooting at a…

Protests continue after immigration ban

Protests have erupted for the second day after US President Donald Trump issued…

For fans, Super Bowl showdown all about pride

Following a battle for the AFC and NFC Championship titles, the New England Pat…

5 reported dead in Canada mosque shooting

The president of a Quebec City, Canada mosque says he has been told that five p…

Galveston assessor assails ‘noose around taxpayers’ neck’

By Kenric Ward The tax assessor for Galveston County says she is “increasingly …

Analysis: What we talk about when we talk about school vouchers

By Ross Ramsey Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we…

Protests at airports across U.S.

Protests were held at airports in a number of U.S. cities, following President …

McCain, Rice express concern over NSC changes

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and former National Security Adviser Susan Rice express…

US service member killed in raid

A US service member died of wounds suffered during a raid in Yemen against al Q…

Police pepper-spray protesters at airport

Police at Saettle-Tacoma International airport pepper-sprayed protesters after …

Protesters storm airports nationwide

People gathered at airports around the country to protest President Trump's…

Legal scholar on travel ban: Law favors Trump

George Washington University School of Law Professor Jonathan Turley says that …

WH mulls screening foreigners' social media

White House officials are discussing asking foreign visitors to share social me…

Judge blocks part of Trump's immigration order

A federal judge granted an emergency stay to parts of President Trump's exe…

Texas Congressional support for Trump refugee ban falls along party lines

By Abby Livingston and Bobby Blanchard WASHINGTON — Texas politicians both prai…

Trump's travel ban leads to immigrant detainments at Texas airports

By Alexa Ura As in airports across the country, President Donald Trump’s execut…

President Trump's Weekly Address: What we have accomplished already

PRESIDENT TRUMP: My fellow Americans, one week ago our administration assumed t…

Anti-abortion rally draws large crowd to Texas Capitol

By Mariana Alfaro Amid Texas' battle to remove Planned Parenthood from Medi…

Trump's latest executive order blocks settlement of thousands of refugees to Texas

By Alexa Ura President Donald Trump accomplished with one signature what Texas …

Federal court blocks Texas fetal remains burial rule

By Marissa  Evans Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. U.…

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