Twenty months after the former president left office, those who carried out his administration’s cruelest policy are still in place.
The region has long been characterized as adamantly opposed to abortion rights. But the reality is more complicated. And times are changing.
Even when Bush was a complete political newcomer, Burka could see his potential to change Texas and usher in a yet-to-end Republican dynasty.
Thursday’s decision won’t stop the border crisis or the kinds of deaths we saw on Monday.
Border crossers are perishing in trucks, in the Rio Grande, in falls from border walls, and in remote locations. And neither Greg Abbott nor Joe Biden has a serious solution.
Victories by Mayra Flores and Michelle Vallejo illustrate the complex crosscurrents at work as the Tejano vote grows and splinters.
Mayra Flores won a special election to serve as the first Republican in the U.S. House from the Rio Grande Valley since 1871.
The nine-term U.S. congressman from Laredo first came to power after a bitterly contested recount that led some to call the election stolen.
Customs and Border Protection is a ubiquitous presence in many Texas communities, and agents are often first responders.
Progressives Are Gaining in South Texas, but Henry Cuellar Appears to Have Narrowly Beaten Them Back
Jessica Cisneros’s challenge from the left animated some national Democrats against the nine-term congressman.
U.S. House candidate Jessica Cisneros predicts it will, but most national Democratic leaders are standing behind the incumbent, Henry Cuellar.
Kevin McCarthy’s trip to Eagle Pass laid bare the bipartisan bankruptcy of U.S. policy.
Greg Abbott says yes. New polling tells a different story.
A legal expert says the governor’s effective blockading of the border could have violated the U.S. Constitution.
The governor’s move to bus migrants to D.C. may be an attempt to stick it to Joe Biden, but it’s playing out in ways he didn’t anticipate.
The governor's plans to bus migrants to D.C. and ramp up vehicle inspections at ports of entry have little to do with federal immigration policy.
By chasing an early retirement and triggering a special election, veteran Rep. Filemon Vela of Brownsville has opened up a big opportunity for Republican candidate Mayra Flores.
Greg Curtis’s first story about Sam Corey was supposed to be a colorful human interest piece, but in some ways it was actually the beginning of a heinous murder.
Monica De La Cruz, Mayra Flores, and Adrienne Peña-Garza, all from Hidalgo County, hope to flip congressional seats across the region.
Republicans and Democrats Are Both Claiming Victory Based on South Texas Primary Turnout. Who’s Right?
Trying to use March voter counts to predict results in November, as many politicos have done over the past week, is fraught.
So far, no major backer has publicly abandoned him. But one group has suspended TV ads on his behalf, and a major paper has endorsed his primary opponent.
The party assumes people of color will turn the state blue. But most Tejanos consider themselves white. And more are voting Republican.