Texas lawmaker wants marijuana legalized
A tea party-backed Texas state lawmaker has filed a bill to fully legalize marijuana, seeking to strike any prohibition of it from state statute.
Boehner expected to allow vote on clean DHS bill as soon as Wednesday
House Speaker John Boehner is expected to move soon -- as early as Wednesday -- to bring up the clean bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for a vote on the House floor, according to two House GOP sources familiar with leadership discussions.
Texas Republicans want Medicaid flexibility, not expansion
Texas Senate Republicans have sent a letter to President Barack Obama, demanding that their state be allowed to make sweeping changes in how it administers the Medicaid program.
Scott Walker reverses immigration stance
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Sunday that his "view has changed" on immigration and he no longer supports reforms that would allow undocumented immigrants to remain in the United States.
Rand Paul wins 2015 CPAC straw poll
Sen. Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll with 25.7 percent of the vote for the third year in a row on Saturday, the Washington Times announced Saturday at the National Harbor, Maryland, Confab.
House OKs bill to fund Homeland Security for 1 week
The House has approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week, with just two hours before a midnight deadline.
Van de Putte brings in new campaign manager
Three months from election day, Leticia van de Putte has a new campaign manager for her mayoral run.
Homeland Security funding still in doubt
The partial shutdown of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security could come at the stroke of midnight Friday. </p>
Perry pushes ground troops in ISIS fight
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he would send American troops to the Middle East to combat Islamic State fighters who he called "the face of evil."
No action Thursday night on DHS funding fight
The battle to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security will not be resolved Thursday night -- and could come down to a series of last-minute votes Friday, the day the department is scheduled to run out of money.
Judge: Donkey caused death of former Hollywood Park Mayor
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- Jose Menendez sworn in as state senator for Dist. 26
- Taxi drivers protest SA rideshare negotiations
- Proposed ammunition ban raises eyebrows
- Democrats upset McConnell wants to fast-track Iran bill
- John Boehner gets a little help from his friends