James Ho, a well-respected Dallas attorney and former state solicitor general, was confirmed Thursday to the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. He joins Don Willett, a longtime Texas Supreme Court justice who was confirmed Wednesday.
Since U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold missed the Tuesday deadline to withdraw his re-election bid, his name will almost certainly remain on the Texas Republican primary ballot on March 6, according to state officials. So what if he wins?
The U.S. Senate confirmed Don Willett, a Texas Supreme Court justice, to the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday. A confirmation vote on Jim Ho, a former state solicitor general, is expected later this week.
House Speaker Joe Straus praised Alabama for rejecting Roy Moore in Tuesday's special election and urged mainstream Texas voters to get involved in 2018 primaries to keep people like Moore out of power.
The Department of Homeland Security’s announced a near-record decline in the number of people caught trying to enter the country illegally. Yet the Trump administration still wants to hire thousands of more border agents.
As Texans in Congress grow increasingly anxious about Hurricane Harvey relief funding, some joined a bipartisan group of U.S. House members from Florida Friday, threatening to oppose a relief bill unless funding is "significantly improved."
The decision by two of the country’s top Democrats to back out of a meeting at the White House doesn’t mean legislation protecting young undocumented immigrants from deportation is off the table. It could signal even further delays, though.
by Mike DeBonis and Elise Viebeck, The Washington Post
U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos that he would report her to the Capitol Police if she exposed his behavior, according to a recording reviewed by The Washington Post.
U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, released a statement Wednesday apologizing for a graphic nude photo of him that circulated on social media earlier this week. He announced his re-election bid earlier this month.
Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett, a nominee of President Donald Trump to a federal court, defended past tweets about transgender people and same-sex marriage as jokes at a confirmation hearing Wednesday.