Texas

Nika Knight, staff writer
A cardboard cut-out of Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) leans against the microphone at the "mock" town hall in Austin, Texas, on Sunday.
As people flood town halls during the Congressional recess to register their outrage over President Donald Trump's right-wing agenda, many members of Congress are apparently attempting to duck the public outcry by refusing to hold any town halls at all. And so constituents are taking matters into their own hands, and publicizing representatives'...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The resistance is taking many forms this weekend, with some constituents...
Jessica Huseman
Voting sign
Hours after President Donald Trump was inaugurated, the Department of Justice...

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Days after a barge spilled 170,000 gallons of especially heavy sticky oil, dubbed "the worst stuff you can dump in the water," into Galveston Bay, crews are scrambling to contain tar balls being pushed to shore by winds and tides, and biologists have found dozens of oiled birds from nearby, crucial bird habitats. With the spill occurring at the worst possible time - many wintering birds still there, many more en route north - environmentalists say that "we expect this to get much worse."...