Posted on · The demonstrators, including most of the Texas Democrats in Congress, sought a vote on a bill banning those on terrorist watch list from buying firearms. Speaker Paul Ryan adjourned the chamber until after Independence Day without allowing the measure to the floor.
Posted on · Houston LGBT advocates are hoping to build closer political ties with groups that showed their solidarity in the aftermath of the Pulse nightclub shootings.
Posted on · Younger followers of the Vermont senator are still lukewarm, at best, on the former secretary of state. But the mood at the Texas Democratic Convention suggests the bitterness of the primary season is fading.
Posted on · At the Texas Democratic Convention, rising stars HUD Secretary Julián Castro and his twin brother Congressman Joaquin Castro mapped out a strategy they hope will both boost their own party’s turnout and hobble state and local GOP candidates.
Posted on · Sunday’s mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando has cast a long shadow over the Texas Democratic Convention in San Antonio.
Posted on · The Texas Democratic Convention is about to begin in San Antonio.
Posted on · House and Senate Democrats are calling for votes on stalled bills – including measures blocking people on terrorist watch lists from buying firearms – before the July 4 recess. Republican leaders aren’t budging.
Posted on · The call comes on the eve of the Texas Democratic Convention in San Antonio.
Posted on · Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a staunch opponent of LGBT causes, drew harsh responses to his posting of Galatians 6:7 just hours after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub.
Posted on · The multistate coalition filed suit with the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing federal law requires such unclaimed checks revert to the states in which they were purchased.
Posted on · Party leaders are hoping to capitalize on anti-Donald Trump fervor to make inroads with Republican voters this fall and beyond. They’ll get to test the strength of their message next week. While they meet in the Alamodome next week, the presumptive Republican nominee will swing through Dallas and Houston.
Posted on · Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the lead sponsors of a bill to make it easier for victims’ families to reclaim artworks or artifacts seized by the Third Reich. Mirren’s 2015 film "Woman In Gold" portrayed the legal difficulties such individuals face in trying to recover their family's property from the new owners.
Posted on · Texas’ top law enforcement officer is already racking up legal bills as he fights to avoid trial on securities fraud charges.
Posted on · AG Ken Paxton’s attorney says the defense will decide soon whether to ask the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals to dismiss the three felony indictments.
Posted on · The directive follows revelations that at least five state agencies had used the leave policy to pay off employees who had resigned or been terminated.