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Texas defense contractor wants to expand border towers

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – A Fort Worth defense contractor that monitors part of the U.S.-Mexico border with high-tech surveillance towers wants to expand the technology in more states along the southern border. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram [...]

Inside the Beltway: 2020 is calling: Trump heads to Texas

Duty calls, and so does 2020. President Trump will be in Texas next week for an event that serves as a reminder that a presidential race is indeed underway. Mr. Trump’s re-election campaign reveals he soon will host a “Make America Great [...]

Cornyn braces for brutal Texas reelection battle

Sen. John Cornyn has already hired aides to start his reelection campaign process, long before it’s clear which Democrat he might face in 2020. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Elections The Republican senator is preparing to run a [...]

Mother-daughter in South Texas make pillows for migrants

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) – With a sewing machine, some fabric and cotton stuffing, a Brownsville mother-daughter duo has set out to be part of the humanitarian response for migrants on the border. The Brownsville Herald reports Melba Salazar-Lucio, [...]

Ted Cruz, Texas Republican: Trump ‘willing to meet in the middle’ with Democrats over shutdown

Sen. Ted Cruz said Sunday that Democrats’ refusal to negotiate with President Trump over his funding for the border wall is not reasonable, suggesting the blame for the country’s longest government shutdown is on them for refusing to budge. The [...]

O’Rourke and Castro on collision course in Texas

Reps. Julian Castro and Beto O’Rourke have cast each other as nonfactors in their decisions whether to run. But Castro has moved aggressively to climb out from under O’Rourke’s shadow. | Richard W. Rodriguez/AP Photo Share on Facebook [...]

Report: Texas senator denies sexting, but won’t say who did

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A former U.S. prosecutor hired by the University of Texas says a state senator accused of sending sexually explicit text messages to a graduate student blamed them on someone else and didn’t fully cooperate with [...]

Obamacare spiked by federal judge in Texas

Obamacare is fatally flawed and should be considered null and void, a federal judge said Friday in a bombshell ruling that sides with state Republicans who argue the GOP-led Congress’ decision to gut the “individual mandate” penalty for [...]

Federal judge in Texas rules Obama’s health care overhaul unconstitutional

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – Federal judge in Texas rules Obama’s health care overhaul unconstitutional. Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. The Washington Times Comment Policy The Washington Times welcomes your comments [...]

Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

WASHINGTON (AP) – A conservative federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled the Affordable Care Act “invalid” on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain [...]