Donald Trump won in all five Republican presidential primaries held on Tuesday - a clean sweep that illustrated his dominance along the Eastern Seaboard and prompted the real estate mogul to declare himself the “presumptive nominee.”
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In his most aggressive terms yet, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick excoriated Texas universities for raising their tuition in recent years, suggesting that the Texas Senate will try to limit tuition growth when it reconvenes next year.
BORDEN, Ind. - A sudden political alliance between Ted Cruz and John Kasich against Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump quickly ran into speed bumps Monday that exposed the plan’s risks and called into question whether it would work.
WASHINGTON — The unprecedented alliance between Ted Cruz and John Kasich is a long shot not only to succeed, but to last.
WASHINGTON - House Republicans plan to move a proposal that would restrain White House control over foreign policy planning, amid mounting complaints that the roles of the Pentagon and other national security agencies are being curtailed by West Wing micromanaging.
WASHINGTON — Democrats have relished watching the Republican Party come under assault by a populist tea party insurgency. Now they may have to worry about their own revolt.
Conservative political activist Charles Koch suggested in an interview with ABC News on Sunday that Democrat Hillary Clinton would be a better president than the Republican contenders, although he stopped short of saying he would support the former secretary of state if she ends up representing her party in a general election.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate handed lopsided victories last week to its first major energy bill in nearly a decade and a Federal Aviation Administration measure to enhance safety, promote drone technology and offer additional consumer protections to the flying public.
AUSTIN — The state is facing big problems affecting vulnerable populations that will take significant money to fix at the same time that a slump in the energy industry is chipping into its revenues, House Speaker Joe Straus warned Tuesday.
AUSTIN — Texas’ new method for grading teachers violates state law because it relies too much on student test scores, according to a new lawsuit filed Wednesday against Education Commissioner Mike Morath.