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Texas lawmakers blasted by GOP for ‘cutting and running’ from legislative duties

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Raga Justin and Emily Caldwell The Dallas Morning News WASHINGTON — Facing criticism and accolades alike, three Texas Democrats took center stage Thursday during a...

COMMENTARY: Texas legislators are fighting for voters’ attention

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By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune Leaving the state to block restrictive voting legislation isn’t any more outrageous than requiring people to wait in line...

Speaker signs civil arrest warrant for Texas Democrats who returned to Washington

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By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, signed a civil warrant for the arrest of state Rep. Philip Cortez, a...

Houston man charged with pepper-spraying US Capitol police

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HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man was arrested Friday and charged with multiple counts from the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol, including...

Beto O’Rourke group gives $600,000 to House Democrats’ stay in D.C.

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By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune Beto O’Rourke has funneled $600,000 to Texas House Democrats in Washington, D.C., to help fund their stay, which could...

COVID-19 derails Texas Democrats lobbying in Washington

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By ACACIA CORONADO Report for America/Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers who hightailed it to the nation's capital in a faceoff over voting...

Texas Dems may have infected Pelosi and Harris aides

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Todd J. Gillman The Dallas Morning News WASHINGTON – The Texas Democrats who fled Austin have spent the last eight nights at a hotel a...

One week on the lam, Texas Dems get pep talk

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Todd J. Gillman The Dallas Morning News WASHINGTON – With a COVID-19 hitting 10% of Texas Democrats who fled to halt work in the state...

Number of infected Texas lawmakers who fled state rises to 5

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By DOUGLASS K. DANIEL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Two more Texas lawmakers who left their state to hobble efforts to pass new voting restrictions...

The long, ‘surreal’ days of the runaway Texas legislators

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By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sheltered in a downtown D.C. hotel, the Democratic lawmakers who left Texas to block a restrictive voting...
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