Political

(Houston, TX) -- Republican Senator Ted Cruz is earning some not-so-welcome recognition in the nation's capital. The "Washingtonian" has called the Texas politician the most "clueless" and "disappointing" member of congress. In its "Best and Worst of Congress" the "Washingtonian...
(Fort Worth, TX) -- Wendy Davis is defending an attack ad against Greg Abbott featuring a wheelchair. The Democratic candidate for governor says the ad shows her Republican opponent's hypocrisy claiming he denied justice to people who deserve it, while getting it for his...
(Undated) -- The Supreme Court hears oral arguments today in a case that pits the Federal Trade Commission against the dentists of North Carolina. The FTC went after the North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners when that board went after people who provided teeth-whitening but...
(Lexington, KY) -- The fireworks continue between the two contenders in one of the country's most closely watched U.S. Senate races. During their first televised debate Monday night, Alison Lundergan Grimes again refused to reveal whether she voted for President Obama in the...
(Grand Rapids, MI) -- Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush isn't committing one way or the other to a 2016 White House bid. He was asked about his plans during a campaign stop for Republicans in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The son of former President George H.W. Bush said he thinks...
(Undated) -- The former head of the National Security Agency says he doesn't understand why the government is prosecuting a reporter who uncovered a secret NSA program. Former NSA and CIA chief Michael Hayden told CBS' "60 Minutes" that "New York Times" reporter James Risen was...
(New York, NY) -- Senator Chuck Schumer will unveil a bill this afternoon making trespassing on bridges or critical infrastructure, like the World Trade Center, a federal crime. New York's senior senator says he's introducing the legislation because of repeated trespassing...
(San Diego, CA) -- Doctors are impressed with Hillary Clinton's diagnosis of a heckler. Clinton was in San Diego to address the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics on Sunday. Shortly after her speech began, a man with a bullhorn started shouting at her. He was...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is ordering an immediate investigation into how a nurse in Dallas became infected with Ebola. Obama says he wants that information shared with other hospitals. After being briefed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services on Sunday, the...