| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:04 PM
AUSTIN - Una coalición de 17 estados liderada por Texas interpuso una demanda en contra de las medidas ejecutivas sobre inmigración anunciadas en noviembre por el presidente Barack Obama por las que se regulariza temporalmente a cerca de cinco millones de...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:20 PM
The furor over President Barack Obama's executive action shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation poses hazards for him, including legislative complications, a possible legal challenge and a public backlash.
The risks for...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Texas plans to begin winding down its deployment of state National Guard troops to the border with Mexico around March or April of next year, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst told reporters on Wednesday.
State leaders on Tuesday requested $86.1 million in...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:43 AM
President Barack Obama on Thursday announced steps to address the "broken" U.S. immigration system, but urged Republican lawmakers to pass broader reforms to deal with millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
"Today, our immigration system...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson warned would-be migrants Friday that President Obama’s action to defer deportations was not an endorsement of illegal immigration, and he pledged to beef up already tight security on the U.S.-Mexico border....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:45 PM
TAMPA –Florida's gubernatorial race is hinging on a handful of South Florida counties.
As Republican Gov. Rick Scott built up large leads in counties like Duval, Seminole and the Panhandle, supporters of Democratic hopeful Charlie Crist were...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:22 PM
When President Obama announced his decision to allow roughly 4 million undocumented immigrants to stay in the U.S. without fear of deportation, Democrats and Republicans in Washington disagreed furiously about the move. No surprise there.
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Dan Patrick is a political dirt-digger's dream, a candidate with a history of incendiary comments, a bankruptcy and two hospitalizations for mental health issues, one after an attempted suicide.
He is also poised to become lieutenant governor of Texas...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The daughter of Houston Mayor Annise Parker was briefly denied the chance to take a driving test this week because her birth certificate and other documentation indicated she has two mothers, the mayor said.
Parker, who married her longtime partner,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:11 PM
In a corner near the bar at a popular taco restaurant, Wendy Davis was holding the floor.
One by one, a series of television reporters took turns asking the Democratic gubernatorial hopeful the same questions about her controversial TV ad featuring an...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Past and potentially future presidential candidate Rick Perry grasped for the mantle of Ronald Reagan on Monday with a scathing denunciation of President Obama that asserted the Democrat was so lacking in competence his tenure would usher in a new...