The eight-term congressman chairs a House subcommittee tasked with forging the path forward for a landmark health care bill that many Republicans campaigned on repealing. "That's going to be my life for the next two years," he said.
From U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's Republican National Convention speech to U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela's letter to Trump, 10 days in 2016 stand out for how they disrupted, empowered or otherwise messed with members of the Texas delegation.
A Rio Grande Valley political fight for the ages enters its home stretch as early voting begins Monday in the Democratic runoff battle to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Ruben Hinojosa in Texas’ 15th Congressional District.
With two U.S. House members from Texas declining to seek re-election, we know that the state's congressional delegation will look different after 2016. But could there be other new faces? Here are four races that are standing out.
An old friend called U.S. Rep. Gene Green Monday to say he intended to challenge the 12-term incumbent for his Houston seat. Just like that, former Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia made the race personal.
Five Texas Democrats were among those who shrugged off a presidential veto threat and overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday that would block Syrian and Iraqi refugees from entering the U.S. until they go through a more intensive screening process.
Recently filed campaign finance reports show whether Texas congressional incumbents are building viable re-election operations, and they also reveal how Texans spread their campaign wealth to colleagues.
A bipartisan team of Texans rounded up an overwhelming majority of U.S. House votes on Friday to back a bill repealing the nation's long-standing ban on exporting domestic crude oil to the international market. But the final House tally wouldn't be enough to overcome a threatened presidential veto.