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Ted Cruz Says Texas Should Repeal Its Now-Defunct Law Banning Gay Sex

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, one of the most socially conservative Texans serving in Congress, told The Dallas Morning News that...

John Cornyn Says Bipartisan Gun Legislation Won’t Include Weapons Bans Or Expanding Background Checks

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, the lead GOP negotiator in the Senate’s efforts to pass bipartisan gun safety legislation, is managing...

Henry Cuellar Declares Victory, but Jessica Cisneros Won’t Concede in Nail-biter Runoff for South...

LAREDO —U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, the last anti-abortion Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, boldly declared victory just before midnight in...

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz Delays Dozens of President Joe Biden’s Ambassador Nominations, Stoking Feud...

WASHINGTON — By this point in the Trump administration, Kay Bailey Hutchison, a former U.S. senator from Texas, had been settled into...

Texas Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Arrested for Civil Disobedience Over Voting Rights Bill

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee was arrested at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday for engaging in civil disobedience in support...
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Texas Officials Speak at Qanon-affiliated Event Where Trump Adviser Michael Flynn Encouraged Military Coup...

At least three prominent Texas GOP officials took part in a Dallas conference this weekend with ties to the QAnon conspiracy theory...

Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady Will Retire from Congress at the End of His...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-The Woodlands, announced Wednesday morning that this will be his last term serving in the U.S....

Three Texas Republicans Vote Against Awarding Congressional Gold Medals to Police Who Protected Capitol...

Three Texas Congressmen voted on Wednesday against a resolution honoring the U.S. Capitol Police for its efforts to protect members of both...

President Joe Biden to Visit Houston on Friday After Winter Storm

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden plans visit Texas on Friday in the wake of extensive winter storm damage in the state.

Capitol Under Lockdown as Protesters Storm the Building During Certification of the Electoral College

The United States Capitol devolved into dangerous chaos Wednesday afternoon as thousands of protesters stormed into some of the most restricted areas...

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