We take a look this week at how the newly formed Senate committees stack up by party ID and by gender. Women are significantly underrepresented on the Administration, Nominations and Finance committees. And in the most extreme example, there is not a single woman on the Business and Commerce Committee.Full Story
The judge hearing the criminal case against Rick Perry on charges related to his threat to veto funding for the Travis County DA's public integrity unit refused to dismiss the charges outright. But the judge also suggested that one count was vague, raising the possibility of another challenge by Perry's legal team.