Gov. Greg Abbott and 22 members of Congress from Texas sent a letter to President Trump stating their opposition to using Harvey aid for a border wall.
The U.S. government was headed toward a partial shutdown Friday, thanks to the Congressional fight over funding a border wall.
Cruz narrowly defeated O’Rourke Tuesday evening in what appeared likely to end up as one of the closest U.S Senate races in Texas in decades.
A new poll released Thursday morning showed Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has stabilized his lead over his Democrat challenger, U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso.
More than one operative from both parties brushed off the excitement surrounding Beto O’Rourke’s campaign with a pithy phrase: “This is still Texas.”
Trump’s performance alongside Putin Monday is drawing sharp reactions from some Texans in Congress and muted ones from others.
The state’s two U.S. senators are likely to play pivotal roles in what is expected to be a politically explosive confirmation process.
The family separations crisis quickly emerged as the top issue at the state Democratic biennial convention in Fort Worth.
The action comes after days of outcry about families being torn apart. Meanwhile, members of Congress are working on legislation to address the issue.
A Quinnipiac University poll shows shows that 47 percent of registered Texas voters in support Sen. Ted Cruz while 43 percent back U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke.