An analysis of the two Texan presidential candidates’ rally songs.
At a hearing on Friday, the El Paso doctor said force-feeding was considered medically unethical, but that ICE's rules required her to do it.
The lifelong Texan discusses the need to reintroduce America’s better angels into the immigration debate.
Workers Defense Project Founder Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez Is the Latest Democrat to Take on John Cornyn
The community organizer is expected to make a play for millennials and young people of color.
The growing controversy around Bonnen's quid pro quo is about much more than palace intrigue. Fundamentally, it concerns unethical, possibly criminal, behavior on the part of the speaker.
The Speaker and the Creeper: Everything You Need to Know About the Craziest Texas Political Scandal in Years
House Speaker Dennis Bonnen offers a masterclass in how to lose friends and alienate your allies in just a few easy steps.
What the rest of the country will see in the days to come is a city of resilience, compassion, and honesty.
At a jam-packed blood bank, El Pasoans said they were proud of their hometown and expressed dismay that an outsider could wreak such havoc on their city—one of the safest in the country.
Bowing to criticism, the North Texas congressman spent less than a week in line as the next director of national intelligence.
Congressman Will Hurd on His Surprise Retirement, Whether He’s Running for President, and the GOP’s Big Problems
The Texas Republican stunned the political world Thursday by announcing that he’s not running for reelection. But he says he still has big plans to help his party.
He's unlikely to win the presidential nomination, but after years of false starts he is becoming a leader in the Democratic party.
MQS isn't the most trustworthy person in Texas politics, but Bonnen has done a poor job offering an alternative narrative about what transpired.
We reached out to prosecutors for all 254 Texas counties to ask whether they will still prosecute marijuana cases.
In the event that millions lose their health insurance and protections for preexisting conditions disappear, the state has no real backup plan.
Days after he was supposed to be in a children’s shelter, Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez died of the flu near the toilet in his Border Patrol holding cell.
O'Rourke and Castro's polling in Texas is virtually unchanged from a month ago. That’s good news for only one of them.
Two Texas Democrats are calling on Republican attorney general Ken Paxton to sue the feds for reimbursement of border security costs. But legal experts think it’s a bad idea.
Four Indian men have refused to eat since July 8 in hopes of being released on bonds while awaiting deportation hearings.
The vote was 332-95, with eight Texas Democrats voting to move forward on articles of impeachment against Trump.
A secret Facebook group full of racist memes includes the head of Border Patrol, Elizabeth Warren promises sweeping reform, and the acting head of Homeland Security contradicts the agency's own watchdog.
Congressman Roy and Senator Cruz urged Trump to print the census with a citizenship question despite a Supreme Court ruling. That would’ve been a dangerous precedent.
The eccentric Texan billionaire and former two-time independent presidential candidate leaves an outsized legacy.
In a discussion with Texas Monthly last week, Johnson spoke about the crime woes, his intention to make data-driven decisions, plans for ethics reforms, and why Dallas needs to be more selfish in its regional partnerships.
“We’re definitely seeing a race to the bottom in terms of the dehumanization of immigrants,” the lawyer said.
“The other Texan” went after the former Senate candidate, who responded by stepping on a long-scheduled Austin rally.
Without state funding for census outreach, communities across Texas are trying on their own to make sure everyone gets counted.
The debate had the feel, at times, of an episode of Survivor—the little guys teaming up to clear their ranks before the real fight begins.
The acting Border Patrol chief steps down as migrant children go without soap or toothpaste and bodies are found along the Rio Grande.
Brian Clyde, who was killed at the Earl Cabell Federal Building on Monday, swam in the dark waters of internet troll culture.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the executive director of Annie’s List discusses representational democracy in Texas and the debate over how progressive is too progressive.
Can 26-year-old Jessica Cisneros pull off the same sort of political upset as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?
Immigration officials have resumed the much-criticized practice of keeping people outdoors for weeks to relieve dangerous overcrowding.
Falcon Lake hit a balmy 116 while the heat index in Brownsville was an eyeball-melting 128 degrees, nine degrees warmer than Death Valley.
A constitutional amendment on the ballot in November aims to shore up funding for Texas’s system of state parks and historic sites.
Seven Democratic hopefuls are within striking distance of Trump, with Joe Biden leading the pack.
Trump Is Threatening to Slap Tariffs on Imports from Mexico. That’s a Huge Deal for Texas. Here’s Why.
Everything you need to know about what tariffs could mean for the Texas economy, politics, and Chipotle burrito prices.
Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez both want to stop members of Congress from going on to become lobbyists.
Texas's top lawmakers managed to put together an $11.5 billion package, but they did it in a way that all but guarantees a tax hike in 2021.
In one of the worst legislative sessions for criminal justice reform in years, bipartisan legislation got caught between an ugly fight between the police lobby and prominent Democrats.