President Obama's SOTU remarks
We are 15 years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation fighting two long and costly wars; that saw a vicious recession spread across our nation and the world. It has been, and still is, a hard time for many.
Rep. Doggett Response to State of the Union Address
In response to the President’s State of the Union address, Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) said the following:
Obama makes historic 'transgender' reference in SOTU
President Barack Obama became the first president to use the words "lesbian," "bisexual" and "transgender" in a State of the Union on Tuesday night, issuing an historic call for protections for individuals of any sexual orientation.
New Lt. Gov. Patrick promises more conservative Texas
Tea party favorite Dan Patrick has been sworn in as Texas' new lieutenant governor and will oversee the powerful state Senate.
Highlights from around the Capitol
Greg Abbott was sworn in Tuesday as Texas' first new governor in 14 years and promised that the state will stay as defiantly conservative as ever - vowing to battle Washington on spending, regulation and any federal initiative "that uses the guise of fairness to rob us of our freedom."
Members shiver for prime State of the Union seats
Technically members of Congress are not allowed to save seats in the House chamber for the President's State of the Union address.
Abbott sworn in as Texas' 1st new governor since 2000
Republican Greg Abbott has been sworn in as Texas' governor, the state's first new chief executive in more than 14 years.
Texas inaugurates new governor with $4.5M party
Republican Greg Abbott becomes Texas' 48th governor on Tuesday in a lavish inauguration ceremony in Austin. KSAT 12 will have live coverage of today's festivities on-air and online.
Texas capital prepares for Inauguration Day
On Tuesday, Gov.-elect Greg Abbott will be sworn in as the first new governor of Texas since 2002.
Bible story: Doubts raised over a Texas inaugural tradition
Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is set Tuesday to preserve one of the oldest inaugural traditions in the U.S. when he lays his hand on the historic tome to take the oath of office. But archivists now say it's possible that Texas governors have been duped for centuries.
2 more states join Texas-led immigration lawsuit
Texas says two more states have joined its coalition suing over the Obama administration's executive action on immigration, meaning 26 states are now part of the case.
- Sarah Palin and Donald Trump both interested in 2016 runs
- Abbott donors have strong week; inaugural turnout lags
- Supreme Court to review Oklahoma lethal injection procedure
- Abbott sets runoff election date to fill vacated seats
- U.S. officials say 6,000 ISIS fighters killed in battles
- Budget aide to assume climate role at White House
- Cornyn, GOP skeptical at Obama's SOTU call for unity