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With Democrats taking over U.S. House, GOP-heavy Texas delegation could see more retirements

It's not a lot of fun to be a U.S. House Republican in Texas these days. Since Donald Trump was sworn in as president two years ago, the Texas delegation in Congress has undergone extraordinary change.

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Report: Texas has the highest number of uninsured kids in America

For the first time in a decade, the number of children without health insurance in the United States has risen — and Texas again has the largest share. A Georgetown University Center for …

Despite prior differences, hardline conservatives cautiously optimistic about Dennis Bonnen as speaker

It was a Sunday night in the middle of August, and the Texas House Freedom Caucus had grown frustrated with state Rep. Dennis Bonnen.

Beto O’Rourke. Julián Castro. John Cornyn. 2020 already looms large in Texas.

Like it or not, the 2020 election cycle has already arrived in Texas. Votes were still being tallied in the Nov. 6 midterm elections...

Texas' unemployment rate hits historic low 3.7 percent

AUSTIN – Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in October, down from 3.8 percent in September 2018, reaching its lowest level since the state unemployment data series …

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FCC chief tells phone companies to crack down on robocalls, or else. Sort of

The head of the Federal Communications Commission got on his high horse this week and told phone companies they better do something about robocalls. Or else."Combating illegal robocalls is our top …

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