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Widespread silent protests have started up in the sports world after a series of tweets from President Donald Trump in which he attacked NBA player Stephen Curry and NFL players who kneel during the national anthem. All but one player on the Pittsburgh S
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says a Republican tax overhaul plan expected to come out this week will offer help for the middle class and businesses. He says the plan "creates a middle-income tax cut, it makes businesses...
AUSTIN - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is still not on board with the latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. "Right now they don't have my vote," Cruz told more than 1,000 people at a political conference in Austin on Sunday morning. Cruz...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is expected in St. Louis on Sunday for a rally and to receive an award. Bannon is to receive the Phyllis Schlafly Eagle Award during a luncheon hosted by Phyllis Schlafly Eagles, a spinoff
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect. The Department of Homeland Secur
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday pointed to a reported missile test by Iran to renew his criticism of the nuclear agreement it reached with the U.S. and other nations. Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday displayed its latest ballisti
AUSTIN -- A month to the day after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, the reality of the storm was beginning to sink in on the minds of politicians, policy makers and advocates bracing for a long recovery. In short, any political plans people had p
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo has shown no fear in getting in front of television cameras and stirring things up on the politics front. But during a session at a three-day political conference in Austin, Acevedo quickly dismissed a question that he co
President Trump announced Thursday he signed a new order to help the U.S. target people, companies and banks financing and facilitating trade with North Korea. He also said China has ordered its banks to stop all business with North Korea. (Sept. 21) Med
AUSTIN -- Sen. Dawn Buckingham will lead the Republican Party of Texas' fundraising effort to fuel voter registration drives and greater GOP turnout, the party announced Saturday. A Republican and reconstructive surgeon from Lakeway will serve as the RP
The Democratic Party's best hope in Texas of defeating U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018 has no interest in having former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the campaign trail with him. "No, I don't want Nancy Pelosi to come to Texas to campaign,"...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he wants to lure Democratic lawmakers to sign on to a Republican-crafted tax overhaul plan. But negotiators must deal with the reality that any handouts to Democrats quickly could turn into turn-offs for the
AUSTIN -- House Speaker Joe Straus' attitude on people bucking him for the gavel: "Bring it." The San Antonio Republican said Saturday he expects he'll win reelection to the speaker's post when lawmakers return to the capitol city for the...
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence went home to Indiana on Friday to pressure the state's lone Democratic senator to support a GOP tax overhaul. He'll bounce to Alabama on Monday, campaigning for President Donald Trump's pick in a special Se
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing the next iteration of his controversial travel ban, which could include new, more tailored restrictions on travelers from additional countries. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the p
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