The country’s sharp divisions on immigration roil the Texas House on its first big day.
You’ve probably heard about the bathroom bill—and you’re going to hear a lot more—but here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the legislature and the politicians, lobbyists, agitators, and donors who really run the show.
As a new legislative session begins, can lawmakers come together to help the abused and neglected kids in foster care?
Trump stole the show, but the election did provide some hope for beleaguered Texas Democrats.
Don’t be fooled, Democrats. Texas is still a deeply Republican state.
Despite the governor’s rhetoric, welcoming refugees is the Texas thing to do.
Senfronia Thompson has a few things to say about Hillary Clinton, Dan Patrick, and the foster care system.
Too many Texas schools are failing, yet our elected officials would rather discuss who’s using which toilet.
Plus the answers to a few things you've probably never thought about.
Our junior senator is rising in the polls, but what is his real message?
Stuart Bowen says the inquiry of Planned Parenthood is based, in part, on new evidence from a whistleblower.
The state may have presumed the women’s health provider guilty of Medicaid fraud.
What the story of Ahmed Mohamed and his clock tells us about our culture of hysteria.
Why Texas may have a hard time removing Planned Parenthood from Medicaid.
In two recent interviews, the defeated Democrat discusses what went wrong in 2014.
Perry left his second presidential run on his own terms. That alone is a victory.
The lieutenant governor responds to our selections.
New guv, new lite guv, new attorney general, new committee chairs: the Eighty-fourth Legislature had a lot to prove. So how well did its members do?
A preview of the ten best and ten worst legislators of the Eighty-fourth Legislature.
One of Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick’s grassroots advisory committee members apparently was a promoter of the Garland event that came under gunfire on Sunday. According to his Facebook page, Ken Emanuelson, a member of Patrick’s advisory panel, was present at the event when the shooting occurred and was locked down
So what’s with all those earthquakes in North Texas? Is fracking really to blame? Let us give you a visual.