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President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of tens of millions of acres of land as "national monuments."

President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter in reaction to a federal judge's ruling that knocked down an immigration order, calling the decision "ridiculous."

Usually Dallas County commissioner John Wiley Price walks through the doors of the Earle Cabell Federal Building and into the courtroom where his corruption trial is being held, but today he and co-defendant, Dapheny Fain, were no shows

Trump tax plan cuts top income tax rate from 39.6 to 35 percent, doubles amount taxpayers can deduct.

Sen. Ted Cruz’s plan to use drug cartel money to pay for a border wall could take years to succeed, according to forfeiture experts, and opens the door to using the money for any number of new projects.

The Texas Style of Paranoia

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Conspiracy theories in the state didn’t just start with Alex Jones. The post The Texas Style of Paranoia appeared first on Texas Monthly.

Major bills at the center of the FOI Foundation of Texas open government agenda had hearings Monday in the House Continue Reading →

Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the place where he started his political career.

President Donald Trump has rattled Washington, startled world leaders with his unpredictability and won their praise for a surprise strike on Syria. And that is all in the first 100 days.

Republican lawmakers want to make private a database of consumer complaints against banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies.

Kathy and Robert Dyer received the phone call out of every parent’s nightmares at 3 a.m. on Aug. 14, 2013. A Mesquite police officer was telling them their 18-year-old son, Graham, was in the hospital with a serious head injury. They should ...

“This session has been different, in that the gambling industry has by and large appeared to have given up any hope of trying to pass legislation that would open up Texas to casino gambling,” he said. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Following a criminal complaint by a GOP former lawmaker, an Austin representative has asked the Travis County District Attorney's Office to look a letter-writing campaign that has deeply troubled rural Republicans in the Texas House who are opposed ...

The Trump administration is targeting some of the tax and financial regulations established by President Barack Obama.

President Donald Trump says he'll mark his 100th day in office with a "BIG" rally in Pennsylvania.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned sanctuary cities Friday that “enough is enough,” hours after the Justice Department sent letters to nine sanctuary jurisdictions.

Straus could still very well kill the legislation by bottling it up in the Calendars Committee or sentence it to “death by deadline” by placing it deep enough in the queue that Democrats can kill it. The post Convention of States in Jeopardy ...

Early voting begins Monday for municipal elections across North Texas. It’s a crowded field of council and school board candidates this year -- hundreds of candidates in scores of races across the region. Yet, local elections are often low-turnout ...

Around 2,000 people gathered in Grand Prairie Thursday to hear Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders address the future of the Democratic Party as part of a nine-state, 6,000-mile trip billed as the “Come Together and Fight Back” tour. Sanders promoted ...

In a budget battle between the House and Senate, the Senate wins a favorable opinion from Attorney General Ken Paxton

The Texas Senate has endorsed allowing paramedics and other first-responders, including volunteer firefighters, to carry concealed handguns in restricted areas.

The future for Dallas county's longest serving elected official is now in hands of the jury.

The Texas Board of Education is voting again this week on revised science curriculums requiring students to "evaluate scientific explanations" on the "complexity" of human cells and on the origin of DNA.