With Lawmakers Under Scrutiny, STOCK Vote Nears

In a political season that has revolved around questions of transparency and fiscal integrity, lawmakers in the U.S. House are getting ready to vote on the STOCK Act. But many of them — including several from Texas — are still under scrutiny. 

Rick Perry Says He Has "Plenty of Fight" Left

Gov. Rick Perry speaks at Williamson County Republican dinner in Round Rock, his first public speech since leaving the presidential race.
Gov. Rick Perry speaks at Williamson County Republican dinner in Round Rock, his first public speech since leaving the presidential race.

In his first public appearance since pulling out of the presidential race Jan. 19, Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he would keep fighting for the conservative ideals he championed on the campaign trail.