With American troops leaving Iraq and an eventual withdrawal from Afghanistan expected, advocates for tighter border security hope to bring military technology — and soldiers' expertise — to the border.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn confronted U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday about allegations of a Texas-based gun-walking operation similar to the controversial Fast and Furious operation in Arizona.
Texans have elected Rick Perry governor three times. But not all of the state's prominent Republicans are supporting his presidential campaign, which could be politically risky, whether he makes it to the White House or comes home.
The GOP congressman from Lubbock on Gov. Rick Perry, cuts in direct payments that could be headed for Texas farmers, his hopes for the supercommittee and what the 2012 elections will say about Americans' view of the economy.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn has asked congressional colleagues to investigate whether federal officials ran a gun-walking program in Texas similar to the controversial and now defunct Fast and Furious operation.
Republican U.S. Senate candidates David Dewhurst and Tom Leppert are neck and neck in cash-on-hand totals, according to third-quarter FEC filings, outpacing next-closest candidate and fellow Republican Ted Cruz.
New fundraising reports show what’s in the war chests of Texans vying for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Use the interactive table below to see how House incumbents and challengers performed in the third quarter.
U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Houston, attempted to turn up the heat Tuesday on Gov. Rick Perry by condemning a controversial proposal to offer Texas license plates with the image of the Confederate flag.
State officials in Texas can hold off on election preparations, a federal court said Thursday, but with Texas' political maps still in limbo, they also didn't get a new set of deadlines to help them get ready for the 2012 elections.