If you’re surprised by this year’s pick, you may be eligible for a Bum Steer Award of your own
Charles Schwertner makes the conservative case against tuition deregulation
Some questions about Barack Obama's explanation for his executive action on immigration, announced last week.
On Thursday, the president said that Congress had left him no choice but to act alone. Conservatives can argue otherwise.
The border surge, extended. Immigration action, executed. Hispanic voters, considered. And more!
After twelve years in office and two crushing political defeats, the soon-to-be-former lieutenant governor gamely discusses his tenure and Texas’s future. Just don’t ask him about Dan Patrick.
The Democratic Senate candidate has some tough words for his party.
A look at Texas's next lieutenant governor
The next lieutenant governor is a former radio shock jock who became one of the most conservative members of the Legislature. How will Dan Patrick act now that he is one of the most powerful officials in Texas?
Finally, we'll discover whether Texas is turning blue?
Wendy Davis's new ad attacks Abbott for attacking "other victims"
A federal judge in Corpus Christi called the state's voter ID law "an unconstitutional poll tax"
Concerns over ISIS fighters crossing the border are more than misplaced
Ken Paxton remains an alarmingly safe bet
Democrats Wendy Davis, Leticia Van de Putte, and Mike Collier take on their Republican opponents over the 2011 cuts to public schools.
In his jobs plan, Greg Abbott opts for a minimalist aesthetic.
On Thursday, Wendy Davis offered a good policy idea, which was forgotten by Friday
Two court rulings and a debate over a debate add up to a couple of headaches for Abbott.
When it comes to policy making, reasons matter.
The indictments against the governor may point to a legal lapse rather than an ethical one.
Kyleen Wright explains why HB 2 is good for women.
The attorney general takes a swing at Wendy Davis.
Wendy Davis's first TV ad of the gubernatorial campaign is a fairly dark one
Step one: question your own assumptions
What Greg Abbott and the Republican party should have learned from their state convention.
In which we reveal all the behind-the-scenes drama and intrigue behind our August cover package
In highlighting their bond, Wendy Davis and Leticia Van de Putte are also calling out their Republican counterparts.
A year after the filibuster that made her famous, Wendy Davis was defiant--but measured
Texas's Commissioner of Education gives our Perry Report Card an F.
A visiting judge has ruled that John Dietz can continue to preside over the school finance case.
An influx of illegal immigrants from Central America to the Rio Grande Valley is a humanitarian crisis with serious implications for border security.
Greg Abbott reaches out to Hispanic voters, at a moment when other Republicans are struggling to do so.
How did he perform in eight areas that are critical to the state? The grade book is now open.
Robert Duncan, master of the Texas Senate, considers a new line of work.
Three Texas Republicans might be contenders in 2016.
The Texas Public Policy Foundation changes its view of state spending.
Tuesday's primary runoffs caused almost as much heartburn among Republicans as Democrats.
Texans are heading to the polls for this year's primary runoffs
Looks like San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro may be heading to Washington, and Texas Senator Robert Duncan is bound for Texas Tech. What does that mean for local politics?
Why the lieutenant governor candidate's mid-eighties mental health issues should not be a campaign issue.
The Democratic comptroller candidate takes a stand against politics
A Q&A with Mike Collier, the Democratic candidate for comptroller.
After this weekend's special election, Brandon Creighton will head to a runoff with the right-wing challenger Steve Toth.
Thanks a lot, David Dewhurst, for getting this song stuck in everyone's head again
A rowdy roundtable with Dan Patrick and David Dewhurst
Ken Paxton's record suggests that he's either surprisingly uninformed about state law, or surprisingly unconcerned about how those laws might apply to him.
That might not happen in Texas, but the risk should concern people who support capital punishment.
Democrats are pursuing a confusing--and counterproductive--campaign against Rick Perry
Texans should be proud of the state's economic performance, but they should be smart about the challenges that lie ahead.