Ted Cruz and Dan Patrick put the past behind them.
George W. Bush raises a simple critique with complex implications.
The HUD secretary doesn’t think he’ll be picked and isn’t sure if he’d say yes.
War-gaming the pros and cons of the former mayor of San Antonio.
No one should be surprised by Glenn Hegar’s latest revenue estimate, or glib about it.
Ahead of first Democratic debate, Clinton remains the favorite—in Texas and nationwide.
Results from a straw poll of libertarian Republicans highlight the senator’s shrewdness.
Congress should take a look at the Texas Lege.
Of all the days for campus carry to take effect in Texas….
Texas will spend $800 million on border security over the next two years. Is the splurge worth it?
Today is the last day to register to vote if you want to take part in the November election.
Patrick’s apparent reversal on Medicaid cuts is a victory for poor and disabled children.
Climate change is caused by emissions, not epistemology.
The candidate turns his focus to the “campaign conservatives.”
What John Boehner’s announcement means for conservatives.
How the Senate reduced therapy services for kids to help cover property tax relief.
For one night at least Trump didn't dominate the conversation.
Republicans confront the elephant in the room.
Whatever GOP voters were looking for, the former Texas governor wasn't selling it.
It's not much, but it's what they have.
What the scandal surrounding Attorney General Ken Paxton tells us about Texas politics.
The scandal isn’t Ken Paxton’s alleged crimes. It’s that he was elected in the first place.
Three more examples of our elected leaders staying the crazy course.
The latest on our embattled attorney general. Plus: A Scoop!
On guard against those Labatt-drinking invaders from the north.
What have we learned ten years later? Progress is possible when we work together.
Sizing up that other Bush from Texas.
Let’s not overreact, but let’s not underreact either.
First question: Who are the 38%?
Why Ted Cruz's friendship with the Donald could mean trouble for his campaign.
Over half of the GOP's presidential candidates want to end birthright citizenship, but they're not standing by the Constitution.
Step one: Let’s examine our own insecurities.
It’s not what you might think it is.
A cautionary tale, courtesy of Texas.
Who was the night's clear winner?
If he hustles, his story and his record could set him above the pack.
Juan Hinojosa, the vice-chair of Senate Finance, has also stood up for the separation of powers.
The Legislative Budget Board is correct about the limits of the line-item veto—but Governor Abbott has plenty of power.
The latest “news” about the Texas attorney general.
He tipped his hand by backing the governor over the Lege.
On Monday, per WFAA, the state’s top law enforcement official will be charged with multiple felonies.
A look back at two other attorney-generals who ran into trouble.
Occam’s razor, y’all.
A Texas city has been invaded by a blowhard.
Yikes, Planned Parenthood.
Texas’s former governor—and current presidential candidate--surprised some critics last week.
America’s flaws are inevitable, but so are our virtues.
The last one’s a doozy.
Even if they weren’t distorted by politics, they’re too reductive to be reliable.
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?