All hail Republic Kolache, the pop-up restaurant introducing our beloved Czech pastry to the nation's capital.
Or so said a Marine Band spokeswoman. Question is, does it even matter?
When citizens petitioned the White House to release their beer recipe, the WH responded in less than a month. Texas secession will take longer.
The Texas Republican gave his last impassioned speech on the House floor Wednesday.
U.S. Senator John Cornyn and outgoing senator Kay Bailey Hutchison were floated as potential members of a Romney administration, and Greg Abbott is a top choice to head the EPA.
Mitt and Ann Romney told the story during their appearance on Live! With Kelly and Michael, which airs on Tuesday.
Peter Beinart of the Daily Beast argues that it's George W. Bush—and the way the country feels about his presidency—that will determine the 2012 election.
Texas advertising veteran Jim Ferguson is among the team of present-day "Mad Men" working for the Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
During an exit interview with NBC's Chuck Todd, Kay Bailey Hutchison talked about Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, and "RINOs"—Republicans in Name Only.
Roger Clemens's former trainer recounted details of a relationship that "had the hallmarks of an illicit affair—except their secret was steroids."
Karl Rove's Super PAC netted $30.5 million—more than half of its total donations—from three Texan titans.
Rick Perry drew chuckles on purpose over the weekend with his speech at the Gridiron Dinner in Washington, D.C.
Texas's senior Senator pushed for Rick Perry and the Obama Administration to work out their differences to ensure the Women’s Health Program can serve low-income women.
The congressman breaks from the campaign trail to question the Federal Reserve Chairman at a House Financial Services committee hearing.
Three weeks to the day after Perry ended his presidential campaign, he tried to reclaim some of the spotlight with a speech to a packed room at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
The National Archives released recordings from Air Force One made in the hours after JFK's assassination in Dallas.
The Washington Post spoke to former Paul staffers who say the congressman was heavily involved with the company that produced the articles, some of which contained racist passages.
Republican primary voters will be asked if they're in favor of the Eighty-third Legislature redrawing the maps.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the district court in San Antonio needs to go back to the drawing board and draft up a new set of redistricting maps.
A three-judge panel in D.C. federal court began hearing arguments on Texas redistricting Tuesday.
Some Apollo-era astronauts, including Apollo 13 Commander James Lovell, had their hands slapped by NASA for putting space artifacts on the auction block.
The justices heard arguments on Monday, but they found themselves on a sticky wicket and are no closer to making a decision.
When it comes to courtroom drama, Texas never disappoints, and this year was no exception.
Now that the High Court has turned its lofty gaze on the issue, here are the five things you should know about latest news in the redistricting saga.
The Illinois senator told the teen’s tragic story to inspire his colleagues to pass the DREAM Act.
In the Washington Times, Governor Perry joins Michelle Bachmann and other Republicans in blasting the U.S. Attorney General over the “Fast and Furious” gun tracking program.
Perry ally throws in the white flag, we learn the origination of the phrase “turn in the barrel,” and the governor tweets about foreign policy.
Will a tea party darling be the state’s first Hispanic senator?
Kay Bailey Hutchison, the state’s senior senator and the first woman from Texas to hold that office, opens up about the changes in her party, why she decided to retire, and the governor’s race that got away.
America is chasing the myth of Texas. Fortunately, we aren’t.
A year ago Rick Perry’s political future seemed to be in peril. Now he’s looking past the 2010 elections—and all the way to the White House. Think I’m kidding? How about a cup of tea?
Only a few years after arriving in Washington, John Cornyn has become the capital’s most powerful Texan. Can he lead the Republicans back to power in the Senate?
Working on his memoir one day in 1969, LBJ spoke more frankly into a tape recorder about the Kennedys, Vietnam, and other subjects than he ever had before. The transcript of that tape has never been published—until now. Michael Beschloss explains its historical significance.
Who deserves credit for Lyndon Johnson's newly burnished reputation? Harry Middleton, the director of the LBJ presidential library, who made hours and hours of White House audiotapes public—and in doing so, remade history.
Is she a “saccharine phony”? A closet liberal? A foot soldier—or a rebel—in the culture wars? The truth about Laura Bush is that her ambiguity makes her a model first lady: a blank screen upon which the public can project its own ideas about womanhood.
Cracking the whip.
Here's what Texan elected officials had to say about the three days of oral argument in the Supreme Court over Affordable Care Act.
A new book, Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence v. Texas, explores the history of the men behind the landmark Supreme Court case and questions the conventional wisdom of the story.
The Justice Department slapped the hand of the Texas legislature by blocking the state's new voter ID law, saying it would likely disenfranchise Hispanic voters.
In this excerpt from Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency, letters, interviews, and historic documents offer a revealing glimpse into the stormy relationship between Lyndon Johnson and the Kennedys.
Rove said that if State of the Union watchers drink every time President Obama said the phrase "middle class," then "we're going to have a lot of drunk people in America." Was he right?
In the latest issue of the New Yorker, Hendrik Hertzberg explains why Governor Perry's idea to give the Supreme Court term limits is a good one.
Baylor University President Ken Starr took to the op-ed pages of the Washington Post asking, "Can I vote for a Mormon?"
Between the overwhelming German press corps and the underwhelming holding pen for journalists covering the visit, the scene wasn't exactly what you would expect.
The EPA announced new mercury emissions rules that please environmentalists, but the timeline and potential price tag worries industry officials.
U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling advises colleagues to watch Schoolhouse Rock to learn about the conference committee process.
Glenn Beck and Joe Scarborough said if Newt Gringrich wins the nomination, they would rather vote for the Texas Congressman.
If you take your political cues from your favorite football stars, we may have the Senate candidate for you.
The EPA issued a draft report last week linking fracking to groundwater contamination, but this did not cool the industry’s support of the practice.
The disgraced lobbyist apologizes for his treatment of the El Paso tribe, but is it too little too late?