In his second formal call for the president's impeachment, U.S. Rep. Al Green, D-Houston, pledged Wednesday morning that he would force a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on the president's impeachment by the holidays.
U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway, who currently leads the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russia election-meddling, told the Tribune he is interested in chairing that powerful committee in the future.
U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, the top House Republican on homeland security issues, strongly criticized the Trump administration Monday for the chaotic rollout last month of a travel ban of mostly Muslim countries.
Online piracy is hurting the nation's economy and putting lives at risk, says U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith. He wrote the Stop Online Piracy Act to address the problem, but his bill has gotten the cold shoulder in his home state.
Use our latest news application to search federal campaign contributions to U.S. House and Senate candidates in Texas in the 2012 election cycle. Filter your search by candidate, party, chamber, donor, location and donation amount.
The U.S. Justice Department said Monday that new political maps for the Texas House and the state's congressional delegation don't protect the electoral power of the state's minority populations as required by the federal Voting Right Act.
While Gov. Rick Perry and his supporters prayed in Houston, several hundred protesters rallied against him at the state Capitol on Saturday afternoon. U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett and others said the governor was cynically using his "Prayerpalooza" to launch his presidential campaign.
SB 4, the Legislature's attempt at redrawing congressional lines to make room for four new districts, has made its way through the House and Senate and been sent to Gov. Rick Perry. Use our interactive map to see how each district would change under the proposal.
Curious which Texans in Congress are investing in oil and natural gas, and who has a wallet full of credit cards? The Clerk’s Office at the U.S. House of Representatives released lawmakers' 2011 financial disclosure reports today. The Texas Tribune has uploaded all the documents here.
Tuesday's contentious debate on the state Senate floor over a proposed congressional redistricting map, which passed on a party line vote, was just a hint of why graduate students at Texas A&M University — and even some lawmakers — are studying alternative ways to handle the process.