Democrat Jessica Cisneros, an immigration and human rights attorney from Laredo, launched her campaign against U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar on Thursday.
Drawing clever political districts is one way politicians in Texas and elsewhere avoid accountability – by protecting themselves from voters who disagree with them.
Before the Senate’s midday vote Monday to reopen government, federal employees and tourists in San Antonio got a taste of a shutdown.
Lamar Smith has used his power as chairman for the past five years to do battle on behalf of the fossil fuel industry.
While Congress weighs proposed legislation, hundreds of thousands of DACA recipients are wading through the implications of the Trump’s announcement.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) this week completed his annual trek across the state, hosting town hall meetings in small towns between El Paso and SA.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Helotes) is getting his first major Democratic challenger for re-election in Texas’ swing 23rd congressional district.
Hurd, who served as a CIA officer from 2000-2009 in South Asia and the Middle East, has an ample background in computer science, cybersecurity and national security, sits on the Homeland Security Committee, and is chairman of the IT Subcommittee for Oversight and Government Reform.