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U.S. House passes sweeping financial deregulation bill from Jeb Hensarling

June 8, 2017  WASHINGTON – The U.S. House passed on Thursday a massive bill designed to repeal many Obama-era Wall Street regulations. The new legislation, known...

U.S. House passes sweeping financial deregulation bill from Jeb Hensarling

 June 8, 2017WASHINGTON – The U.S. House passed on Thursday a massive bill that aims to repeal Obama-era Wall Street regulations. The new legislation, known...

Trump taps Dallas businessman Ray Washburne for administration post

June 5, 2017WASHINGTON — The Trump White House named Dallas real estate investor Ray Washburne to serve in the administration.  President Donald Trump nominated Washburne...

McCaul, Castro and O’Rourke give Cornyn’s Senate seat a look

May 13, 2017WASHINGTON — At least three members of the U.S. House are mulling a run for a possible U.S. Senate vacancy, should President Donald...

Sen. John Cornyn on short list to lead FBI after Comey’s firing

May 12, 2017WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is on the short list to succeed James Comey as FBI director, according to a White...

Hutchison helped shepherd Tillerson through Senate confirmation

May 8, 2017WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, who is reportedly under serious consideration to serve as the U.S. ambassador to NATO,...

Trump’s first 100 days tax Texans on Capitol Hill

April 28, 2017WASHINGTON — A hundred days never felt so long.  On Saturday, President Donald Trump will complete his first 100 days in office, the symbolic...

Brian Babin becomes second Texan to quit Freedom Caucus since March

April 27, 2017WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Brian Babin, R-Woodville, is the second Texas Republican since March to quit an arch conservative group in Congress,...

Trump agrees not to terminate NAFTA

April 26, 2017WASHINGTON — After a trial balloon went over poorly with Congress, President Donald Trump told foreign leaders Wednesday night that he wouldn't...

Texans wary over Trump and NAFTA

April 26, 2017WASHINGTON — Texans in Congress reacted with concern on Wednesday after reports surfaced that President Donald Trump is considering taking the first...

Today

Jobless claims at 870,000 as fraud and backlogs cloud data

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid...

Springer takes 10-game hit streak into matchup with Rangers

Houston Astros (28-28, second in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (19-37, fifth in the AL West) Arlington, Texas;...

Mortgage rates tick up to 2.9%, remain at historic lows

By MATT OTT By The Associated Press SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages rose...

Big 12 conference openers include 1st games for TCU, Baylor

Some things to watch Saturday in the Big 12, when conference play starts in the league's 25th season. It will be the...