(CNN) – A U.S. Representative from Texas known for his provocative statements wants the Missouri rodeo clown fired for mocking President Barack Obama to know he is welcome in the Lone Star state.
Rep. Steve Stockman, the Republican who invited conservative firebrand musician Ted Nugent to the 2013 State of the Union address, has put out a release inviting the rodeo clown to come and perform in his home district in Texas.
(CNN) - Muhammad Ali fought there, daredevil Evel Knievel thrilled thousands there and the Republican Party chose it for their 1992 convention.
It was once the home to the Houston Astros and Oilers – yet those glory days for the Houston Astrodome in Texas have passed, and recent times haven't been so kind to the iconic structure.
(CNN) – A Republican member of the House of Representatives said he thinks there are likely enough votes to bring articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama but did not specify on what charges.
Rep. Blake Farenthold said the House could impeach the president while responding to a 'birther' question from a constituent in his home Texas district that includes Corpus Christi. Farenthold said that while the House likely has the votes, the Senate trial would end in an acquittal for Obama.
(CNN) – Former President George W. Bush is recuperating well and is expected to leave the hospital Wednesday, after undergoing surgery Tuesday morning to insert a stent after a blockage was discovered in an artery.
The blockage was detected Monday during Bush’s yearly physical.
(CNN) – Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis said Monday with "absolute certainty" that she'll either run for her current seat again or run for governor next year.
But the Democrat essentially ruled out a different statewide bid, such as a U.S. Senate seat or the lieutenant governor's office.
Philadelphia (CNN) - There is one thing to be said about Attorney General Eric Holder. He has a way with words that makes conservatives furious - especially when he starts talking about race and the law.
There are many examples. Early in the Obama administration, Holder said that we are "a nation of cowards" when it comes to issues of race.FULL STORY
(CNN) – Her quest to stop a bill placing new restrictions on abortions may have been stymied, but Texas Sen. Wendy Davis is seeing an upside: a spike in fundraising.
The Democrat brought in $933,000 between June 17 and June 30, according to figures provided by her political organization. That brought her cash-on-hand to more than a million dollars.
(CNN) – Longtime Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, a political conservative, announced his candidacy for governor on Sunday.
Abbott’s move came less than a week after Gov. Rick Perry said he would not seek another term in Austin, clearing a potential path, some say, for him to run for president.
(CNN) – As the Texas Senate debated a controversial measure placing new curbs on abortion on Friday, protesters at the state Capitol in Austin were prevented from bringing potential projectiles into the galleries, including feminine hygiene products.
Multiple people tweeted photos and descriptions of the search process and a Texas Department of Public Safety officer confirmed to CNN that security officers confiscated unopened feminine hygiene products for a time, but later allowed those items in.