U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith is retiring from Congress, two sources close to the congressman told The Texas Tribune on Thursday. The San Antonio Republican was elected to the 21st Congressional District in 1987.
After back-and-forth sniping and a divided vote on a bill to help hurricane victims, the Texas delegation declared they’re unified on the issue.
Franken made the remarks during Friday’s opening-session interview with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith at the annual Texas Tribune Festival.
On that fateful day in 2001, Texans now in Congress were scattered across Washington, D.C. in buildings feared as potential targets for a terrorist attack.
U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, left no room for debate on whether Russians were at fault.
John Cornyn says he can best serve Texas from the U.S. Senate and does not want to be considered to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn could be the next FBI director, a White House official says. Cornyn is one of about 11 contenders for the post, according to Fox News.
President Trump has named Energy Secretary Rick Perry to serve as one of his chief national security advisers, according to a Wednesday memorandum.
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The 2018 Texas race for U.S. Senate is poised to start Friday, as U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke will launch his campaign to challenge U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.