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Documents reveal Obama State Department provided classified records to Sen. Ben Cardin to undermine President Trump

Judicial Watch today released 42 pages of heavily redacted State Department doc…

North Korean defector 'overwhelmed' by Trump speech

Featured in President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address, Ji Seong-h…

Trump calls for ending sequester, keeping Guantanamo open

By Jim Garamone The United States faces myriad dangers from rogue regimes and g…

Texas House Speaker calls for investigation into state health agency contracting

A new state audit raises questions about the management of the state Health and…

Texas DPS ramping up enforcement of Move Over / Slow Down

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is beginning enforcement efforts ac…

SOTU: Positive things Democrats won't applaud

Here are a few positive things the Democrats refused to applaud during Presiden…

Rep. Trey Gowdy will not seek re-election

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) released the following statement announcing he will leav…

One person dead after GOP train collision in Virginia

A train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a retreat in West Virginia struck a…

Analysis: Texas Republicans confront an enemy within

By Ross Ramsey Texas Republicans, with as big a political advantage as any part…

WATCH: President Trump's State of the Union address

President Donald Trump delivers the first State of the Union address of his pre…

Highlights from President Trump's first State of the Union address

President Trump paid tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise and the first responders who…

Excerpts from President Trump's State of the Union address

Here are excerpts from President Donald Trumps's first State of the Union a…

Democratic leaders inviting dreamers to SOTU

Democratic leaders are taking recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood A…

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase join forces on US employee health care

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced today that they are pa…

Texas lawmakers hope Trump's State of the Union speech clarifies his immigration plan

By Julián Aguilar Days after the White House released a one-page wish list on w…

Despite sunny economy, Texas budget forecast is dreary

By Edgar Walters The Texas economy is growing healthily, but that doesn’t mean …

Governor Abbott orders Texas Rangers to investigate former gymnastics training center

Governor Greg Abbott today requested that the Texas Rangers launch an investiga…

Texas fetal remains burial rule blocked by federal court again

By Marissa Evans Texas’ second attempt to require health providers to bury or c…

House Intel Committee votes to make controversial surveillance memo public

Early Monday evening, the House Intelligence Committee voted to release a class…

Off-duty Philadelphia police officer shoots driver attempting to run over pedestrians

Philadelphia police say an erratic driver who struck one pedestrian and tried t…

President and First Lady announce special guests for the State of the Union address

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump announced on Monday that th…

Texans have one week left to register to vote in time for the 2018 primaries

By Rishika Dugyala Texas will host the first statewide primaries of 2018 on Mar…

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe stepping down

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is stepping down from his position, CBS News …

Trump touts 'important' State of the Union

US President Donald Trump says his State of the Union speech is "a big spe…

Mattis describes North Korea regime as ‘threat to the entire world’

By Lisa Ferdinando The regime of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un remains a danger to …

103 killed, hundreds injured in Kabul bombing

Afghanistan's interior minister says at least 103 people were killed in a s…

Trump looks to reset with 1st State of the Union

Plagued by historically low public approval numbers and the firestorm of the Ru…

Does business group's use of 'dark money' for its political action committee follow state ethics rules?

By Jay Root and Ryan Murphy The Texas Association of Business, the state’s de f…

Analysis: In Texas elections, size matters

By Ross Ramsey The two big political parties are often presented as equals, eac…

4 people killed in a shooting at a Pennsylvania car wash

At least four people were killed during a shooting at a car wash in a suburban …

Texas Republican executive committee censures House Speaker Joe Straus

By Patrick Svitek The State Republican Executive Committee voted to censure Tex…

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