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Texans in Congress remember close calls and lives changed on 9/11

September 10, 2017Sixteen years ago, it was a beautiful enough morning that Pete Olson, a staffer in the U.S. Senate, chose to drive from suburban Virginia into...

U.S. House sends Harvey aid bill to Trump – despite 4 Texans voting against it

September 8, 2017WASHINGTON - The U.S. House approved $15 billion in aid to support those affected by Hurricane Harvey's destruction in southeast Texas on...

Texans in Congress face daunting needs in Harvey aftermath

August 31, 2017WASHINGTON – Even before Hurricane Harvey's scale of destruction in Houston was clear, the lead emergency response official in the federal government...

U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway, steering Russia investigation, eyes intelligence chairmanship

August 4, 2017SAN ANGELO — U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway currently has one of the strangest workloads in Washington: chairing the committee tasked with writing...

Former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison confirmed as NATO ambassador

WASHINGTON — Members of the U.S. Senate confirmed a former colleague, Kay Bailey Hutchison, as its new ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization....

Report: Trump considering Perry for secretary of Homeland Security

August 2, 2017WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is in consideration to lead the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to a...

Despite Texans’ support, effort to repeal health care law narrowly defeated in U.S. Senate

July 28, 2017WASHINGTON — The efforts of U.S. Senate Republicans to repeal former President Obama's 2010 health care law collapsed early Friday morning, thanks...

Kay Bailey Hutchison vows toughness on Russia as NATO ambassador

July 20, 2017WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison testified on Thursday that she would take a tough stance on Russia if she...

Texas Republicans in Congress process health care bill’s collapse

July 18, 2017WASHINGTON – It took less than 24 hours for the defection of two Senate Republicans to bring about the complete collapse of their party's health...

At emotional Congressional Baseball Game, Texans take the field

June 15, 2017WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats dominated their Republican counterparts early on in a bittersweet annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nats Park. After seven innings,...

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Despite virus-related obstacles, baseball reaches postseason

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer The 2020 baseball season began with Juan Soto testing positive for COVID-19. Now,...

NY Times: Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016, 2017

By JOSH BOAK Associated Press President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran...

AC Hotel opens in Downtown Fort Worth

Downtown Fort Worth has another hotel with the 252-room, 16-story AC Hotel Fort Worth opening on Sept. 28. The first AC Hotels by Marriott to debut...

Mistake-prone secondary tops list of issues for 1-2 Cowboys

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer The Dallas secondary committed the team's first four penalties, blew several assignments...