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.
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.