The federal government is officially warning governors in states like Texas that they do not have the power to reject Syrian refugees.
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Paul D. Ryan is a bit of a control freak: Each day should have a similar rhythm, each meeting should begin on time, each day should end like the day before.
WASHINGTON — Tapping into heightened security fears after the Paris terrorist attacks, House Republicans — joined by Democrats — rebuffed President Barack Obama on Thursday and overwhelmingly approved legislation that would effectively halt the resettlement of refugees from Syria and Iraq to the U.S.
WASHINGTON — The House last week approved legislation to require tighter screening of Syrian and Iraqi refugees seeking to enter the United States out of fear that ISIS might try to exploit the current program that has allowed 2,174 Syrian refugees to come to the U.S. since Sept. 11, 2001.
DALLAS — Vice President Joe Biden believes North Texas — with its plans to be part of a high-speed rail line to Houston — will lead the nation in 21st century infrastructure.
Lawyers for former Gov. Rick Perry fought Wednesday before the highest criminal court in Texas to finish off the 15-month-old indictment against him, while prosecutors argued it was far too early to let Perry off the hook.
DALLAS — Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton promised Texans on Tuesday to make America safe, hold Wall Street accountable, raise the minimum wage, make college affordable and reform immigration policy.
A race has developed for the Republican nomination for U.S. Representative District 4.
Three North Texas congressmen are urging the Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency to move quickly in granting the last major permit needed by the North Texas Municipal Water District to build a new reservoir in Fannin County.
WASHINGTON —— House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, after two weeks on the job, said he has “no idea” how long he may lead the House, committing only to the 14 months left in the current Congress during an interview on CBS’s “60 Minutes.”