The Wichita Falls native’s departure comes after a year of escalating tensions between Tillerson and President Donald Trump.
Trump wasted no time addressing the devastating impact of natural disasters on communities around the country, including in Houston.
The U.S. government shut down early Saturday morning after Congress and the president could not come to an agreement on how to continue funding.
Dozens of women from Texas are running for Congress this year, prompting predictions that the state will elect the first freshman female to a full term in Congress in 22 years.
Former San Antonio mayor and U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro will launch a political action committee on Tuesday that aims to support Democratic Party efforts to take control of the U.S. House and groom younger candidates.
The lead tax writer in the U.S. House said he considers sending the tax overhaul to Trump’s desk Wednesday as among the best moments of his life.
Texans in Congress are set to face a dizzying docket of legislation in the coming days, ranging from a tax overhaul to children’s health insurance.
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.