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There was an unmistakable somberness Tuesday morning at what should have been a joyful event.
U.S. Reps. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, and Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, were at the National Press Club in downtown Washington to accept the Prize for Civility in Public Life, an award from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania.
It's a tale of two congressmen, mired in tough partisan brawls and yet rising above the divisiveness enough to be crowned Tuesday with an award for civility.
Democrat Beto O'Rourke is trying to topple Sen. Ted Cruz. Republican Will Hurd is battling for survival in the next district over -- political turf that has toggled between the parties almost every election for a decade.
It was an unlikely "bromance" of two Texas congressmen, one a Republican, the other a Democrat.
Bound together by flight delays and cancellations from snowy weather up north, they decided to rent a car from San Antonio and drive together to Washington, D.C.
President Trump ignited a firestorm among Republicans after he failed to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for interfering in the 2016 election during the summit in Helsinki, Finland.
During the conference, Trump sided with Putin over U.S. intelligence agencies on Russians meddling.
President Donald Trump has been "manipulated" by Russia's Vladimir Putin, Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a former CIA agent said Monday.
In remarks on CNN's "The Lead," Hurd lashed out at the joint news conference by Trump and Putin after their one-on-one as "disinformation."
Sitting in the corner of the room I frantically type as Dr. David Walker, from Christoval ISD, talks about his district’s gun policy. Walker is speaking fast with his thick, East Texas accent, and I don’t want to miss anything.
The target was a Fourth of July parade in Cleveland and, earlier this month, authorities say they stopped a planned terror attack there with the arrest of Demetrius Pitts, a U.S. citizen radicalized inside the country.
Policymakers and technology experts said without a broad national strategy for driving artificial intelligence forward, the U.S. risks letting global competitors direct the growth of the budding industry.
We talked to Rep. Will Hurd before he made his trip to Guatemala on immigration -- an issue he says the United States needs to improve.