Federal

Federal Archive

23’s a Crowd: Candidates File to Replace U.S. Rep. Ron Wright

Almost two dozen candidates have filed to run for the Texas congressional seat left by the late U.S. Rep. Ron Wright (R–Arlington). As of Wednesday’s 5 p.m. filing deadline, the Texas Secretary of State’s website listed 23 candidates for Wright’s unexpired term...

108 Illegal Aliens Released in Texas Test Positive for COVID-19

If the numbers from one border town are any indication, illegal immigration may be contributing to the spread of coronavirus. According to a report from Fox News: Felipe Romero, a spokesperson for Brownsville, said Wednesday that the 108 positives represent 6.3% of...

Cornyn Backs Biden’s AG Nominee; Cruz Stands Against

On Monday, Sen. John Cornyn voted to advance the nomination of Merrick Garland, Biden’s pick for attorney general, in a vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Other establishment Republicans, including Chuck Grassley (RA), Lindsey Graham (SC), and Thom Tillis (NC),...

,

West: Supreme Court Watch, Second Amendment (Again)

What limits—if any—should the government place on our Second Amendment rights?  Currently, federal law mandates that persons convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for more than one year—typically felony offenses—automatically lose their right to own or...

Texas Democrat Files National Gun Registry Bill

With Democrats in charge of the U.S. House, Senate, and presidency, they aren’t wasting any time trying to deliver on their campaign promises to the left. U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) introduced HR 127, which would create a national firearms registry and...

Congressman Ron Wright Remembered

Texans are mourning the loss of Congressman Ron Wright, a dedicated family man and public servant who is now in the presence of his Lord and Savior. Today, Wright’s office announced he passed away peacefully on Sunday at the age of 67, with his wife Susan at his side....