In the best of times, our politicians can be a frustrating bunch. How are they doing in an unprecedented crisis?
Governor Greg Abbott's order, closing abortion clinics through April 21, has sent many out of state to seek the procedure—in the middle of the pandemic.
Still Fearing Violence, Migrants Subject to Trump’s Remain in Mexico Policy Are Now Bracing for a Pandemic
With nearly 2,500 asylum seekers living in close quarters in a Matamoros migrant camp, doctors say the conditions are ripe for an outbreak.
To combat economic downturn from the coronavirus pandemic, the IRS is sending Americans money. Many struggling Texans say it won’t be enough.
Plus, Texas pols take pains to prove they’re still working, Rick Perry finds a new calling, and more.
As the state's unemployment numbers skyrocket, many Texans don't know how they'll be able to honor their leases without rent relief.
The candidate is running in a district that’s home to more Asian Americans than anywhere else in Texas. Her newest campaign ad blames the People's Republic for the coronavirus pandemic.
Family care physicians say they still don’t have enough personal protective equipment. So they’re seeking other solutions.
Attempts to make sense of the spread of the virus can lead to some misunderstandings.
Layoffs, furloughs, closures: news organizations across the state face a moment of reckoning.
While other governors have taken an aggressive approach to curbing COVID-19, Greg Abbott has favored smaller measures.
Plus, Chip Roy demands this pandemic set an end date already.
The Dallas County judge drew national acclaim for his Ebola response. The coronavirus is proving to be a bigger challenge.
We’re going to need that same neighborly, can-do spirit to get us through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lack of hygienic access, overcrowded shelters, and limited funding for social services all threaten the state's homeless population.
Governor Greg Abbott is letting counties decide whether to postpone certain May elections. For the general, expanded vote by mail may be necessary.
The Texas senator and congressman, along with Chip Roy, remain incorrigible in the face of the coronavirus.
Many closed schools are continuing meal service for low-income students, but challenges to securing nutrition remain for vulnerable children across the state.
Historically, the Lege has met shortfalls with tax increases or spending cuts. Whether Dems or the GOP are in power makes all the difference.
For the 25,000 migrants awaiting hearings and subject to Trump’s Migrant Protection Protocols, representation can be hard to come by.
Plus, Michael Cloud takes on the disease of California, and what’s Rodney Ellis doing with that squirrel?
A high uninsured rate, hospital closures, and poor elder care leave Texas especially vulnerable to a COVID-19 epidemic.
On the National Podcast of Texas, Adler Insists that although SXSW is canceled, Austin is open for business.
Young people took jobs they thought would help turn Texas blue.
Jessica Cisneros is the latest AOC-backed, Bernie-style candidate to fall short.
Plus, Beto’s bandmate blasts his Biden endorsement, Mike Bloomberg comprende Tejas, Dan Crenshaw vs. Pete Davidson, and Dan Patrick vs. shirts.
Dear candidates: Please stop with the pandering.
Fox News Analyst Jehmu Greene on Her Not-So-Secret Plan to Swing “The Movable Middle” Toward the Left
On the National Podcast of Texas, the former DNC chair candidate handicaps Super Tuesday and explains why she’s looking forward to a contested Democratic National Convention.
The Legislature added an option for voters without valid IDs per a court order, but for the homeless population it might not be enough.
At a honky-tonk in Dallas, the Democratic party made its move against Bernie—finally.
The city, which trained for a flu pandemic as recently as November, is ground zero for military medicine.
Like a lot of Democratic primary voters, I am still in a black hole of indecision, with the clock running down.
Nearly all of the new early voters in Collin County participated on the Democratic side, and blue vote totals were up across the state.
Plus, the return of Robert Morrow, Bloomberg hires the “homeless Wi-Fi” guy, and Ronny Jackson reveals the secret to Trump’s excellent health.
Voters in the Laredo-based border district will choose between the eight-term conservative Democrat and a young, progressive immigration attorney who is running an unabashedly left-wing campaign.
A new poll asks the question that previous ones strongly suggested.
Ahead of Super Tuesday, the Sanders campaign has reached out to Muslim voters unlike any campaign before.
Idealistic young people in the Bloomberg campaign believe they'll stay in Texas through November. But that's not what top staff are saying.
Dan Patrick calls the Paw Patrol, and Dan Crenshaw sticks it to Nickelback
Four years ago, Ogg won election by promising to reform the county’s justice system. Now she’s getting primaried by two of her former prosecutors, who say she hasn’t done enough.
The colorful mogul lost the 1990 gubernatorial election after making a joke about rape and admitting to not paying some income taxes.
The presidential candidate thinks ”as scared as a cat at a dog pound” is a thing that Texans say. So we’ve got a few more for him.
Plus, lessons in personal branding from Ted Cruz, and Pete Olson