The Texas senate is expected to debate a bill which would lower the franchise, or business tax.
The controversy over Hillary Clinton's use of personal emails during her time as secretary of state may take months to recover. (NBC News)
An amended indictment against Rick Perry is "woefully deficient" and should be rejected because it fails to allege a crime was committed when the former governor vetoed funds.
In the midst of the worst drought in recent memory, Texas lawmakers two years ago sent the state a message: The need for water can transcend politics.
The Obama Administration works to revive the ailing website, as the political cost of the Affordable Care Act mounts.
With less than 24 hours to go, U.S. lawmakers are faced with passing legislation to raise the debt limit.
Lawmakers warned another weekend session may be ahead.
Pioneering journalist Helen Thomas dies at the age of 92.
The next possible Governor of Texas could originally be from Wichita Falls.
The Republican Party, having lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections, confronts a dilemma that's easier to describe than to solve: How can it broaden its appeal to up-for-grabs voters without alienating its conservative base?
House proposal repeals Obamacare and restructures Medicare; Senate hopes to cut spending and close tax loopholes.
It's one of the few remaining issues that can bring Democrats and Republicans together -- fear of unchecked government drones.
Six months after the Sept. 11 terror attack in Benghazi, Republican lawmakers are fuming that they haven't been granted access to the survivors.
Fight over spending cuts continues.
As sequestration seems like more of a reality, government agencies and workers brace for the impact of the massive cuts.
Echoing the frustration of lawmakers throughout Washington hoping for a last-minute swerve to avoid impending budget cuts, House Speaker John Boehner used some PG-13 phraseology Tuesday to urge the Senate to action.
The sequestration clock continues to tick, with the automatic cuts now just four days away.
As the White House works on Immigration, Gun Control, and the Budget, it remains unclear which issue will take center stage.
Congress has just over a week to come up with a deficit reduction deal or those cuts affecting the pentagon take effect.
Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday morning to misusing more than $750,000 in campaign cash on private expenses.