Democrats are making a big push in Texas, where the party is fielding a candidate in every one of the state's 36 congressional races in 2018 for the first time in 25 years.
By Gretchen Frazee
Thousands are without permanent housing. Many more are repairing their homes. Businesses are shuttered and, in some towns, debris still lines the streets.
By Associated Press
Democrats sued today to keep Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold's name on the 2018 ballot even though the congressman says he won't seek a fifth term amid allegations of sexual harassment.
Ryan told journalists Thursday that he's spoken to the four-term Texas lawmaker, who said in a Facebook video: "I am announcing my decision not to run for re-election."…
By Alan Fram and Will Weissert, Associated Press
Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold won't seek re-election next year, adding his name to the list of lawmakers leaving Congress amid sexual harassment allegations that have cost powerful men their jobs in politics, the arts and other businesses.
By Will Wessert, Associated Press
"I hope other states follow this lead," she said, calling for an elimination of a "shadow society outside the rule of law."…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Today's hearing will include testimony from Heather Gooze, who held a dying stranger in her arms amid the Las Vegas shooting in October. Watch the hearing here.
By Anna Kuchment, Scientific American
For 300 million years faults showed no activity, and then wastewater injections from oil and gas wells came along.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The request, President Donald Trump’s third since hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria slammed the Gulf Coast and Caribbean, would bring the total appropriated for disaster relief this fall close to $100 billion — and that’s before most of the money…
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Saturday called for doubling the state's unarmed guard forces, which were stretched thin by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath.
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