President Obama will begin his swing through Austin on Thursday with a brief meeting with Gov. Rick Perry on the tarmac at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Obama is scheduled to visit a high school in Manor and a technology company in Austin during his tour focusing on the nation's economy.Full Story
Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States, first elected on November 4, 2008, and sworn in on January 20, 2009, re-elected on Nov. 4th, 2012 and sworn in on Jan. 20, 2013. He and his wife, Michelle, are the proud parents of two daughters, Malia, 14, and Sasha, 11.
After peaking in September, applications for deferred action have dropped off dramatically. Immigration attorneys think most eligible undocumented immigrants are in a wait-and-see mode amid the federal immigration reform debate.Full Story
Some Texas lawmakers are renewing an effort to make Texas’ stance on Washington policies official through resolutions reaffirming the state’s sovereignty.
Texas voters remain concerned about the economy and immigration, according to the University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. And three out of five Texas voters said the U.S. is on the wrong track.Full Story
A leaked White House plan has injected new rancor into the fight over immigration reform.Full Story
Heading into President Obama’s fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday evening, we thought it would be worth rehashing his approval numbers here in Texas.Full Story
President Obama on Tuesday offered his own plan for immigration reform, and his proposal earned both praise and criticism in Texas.Full Story
Roughly a thousand Texans flooded the Capitol grounds on Saturday to rally against a renewed national push for gun control legislation and to criticize President Obama for signing gun-related executive orders.Full Story