The Texas Democratic Party can't rely on a superstar to save it. But rebuilding the party from the county level up might work.
The former land commissioner is challenging Bush in the primary to stop him from changing the Shrine of Texas.
The former San Antonio mayor speaks with Phoenix Democrats while eyeing a run for president.
The veteran lawmaker says he will not run for re-election next year.
He might have survived last week's naked selfie scandal, but this surely spells the end.
Here's how to tell if you're eligible.
She was once a Cruz supporter, then she turned against him. Now she supports him again, except she’s running against him. Confused? Us too.
How an out-of-print Texas anthology revealed what is maybe the wisest Black Friday tip I've ever heard.
Ennis Congressman shifted the debate from naked selfies to revenge porn victimhood
After five terms as House Speaker, Joe Straus calls it quits.
The Harris County GOP wants to purge the purple Republican. They may lose a House seat in the process.
A sudden onset of mental health issues prompted Mostyn to take his own life.
A quarter century after Ann Richards became governor, men in Texas politics continue to sexually harass women.
The former Houston mayoral candidate says voters are eager for a middle ground.
Cornyn's tactics to get hurricane recovery money for Texas have angered two tea party groups.
In the future, Straus could run against Governor Greg Abbott, who indicated support for an "oust Straus" movement.
Andrew White aims to capture the support of moderate Democrats and Republicans.
Prosecutors decided Dukes's lies to draw daily legislative pay were not a crime.
CNN’s Debate Night: Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz, and a house divided.
Without naming Trump, Bush bashes nativism, protectionism, bigotry, and bullying.
Bruce K. Jacobson Jr. says Cruz broke a promise to voters by refusing to endorse Donald Trump at the 2016 Republican National Convention.
The anti-transgender bathroom bill debate is a strike against any Texas city getting the Amazon HQ2.
Governor reacts to claims he was turning his back on Houston hurricane relief.
A Democratic survey of voters shows the governor's power, but it doesn’t mean Texans agree with Republicans on all the issues. Here's how the Democratic party can use that information.
But the 2018 Mexican election could put a kink in the hose.
After Hurricane Harvey, the national media often unfairly attacked Houston and Texas. But not all of it was without basis.
Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp to lead rebuilding effort.
When emergency aid passed by for bigger cities, the residents of one small town came together to save their community.
A new insurance law taking effect lowers the penalty on insurance companies for slow storm damage payments.
The conflict about Confederate statues reflects the contradictions within historical figures themselves.
There’s more to it than you think.
Three-judge panel says Texas House map intentionally discriminates, and that leaves the speaker in an interesting position.
Almost 50 years ago, Hurricane Celia devastated Rockport. Hurricane Harvey is heading there now.
Association report says Permian oil production provides 45 percent of the output from the Lower 48.
The shale boom and the end of a decades-old export ban have put the Port of Corpus Christi on the global map. Finally.
Where the pygmies have gone deaf.
In a closed-doors meeting, the GOP discussed a new process for electing House speaker.
The special session ends without passing the lieutenant governor's marquee issues.
Republican congressman is among the most vulnerable in the nation.
The museum, situated where Lee Harvey Oswald is believed to have set up a sniper's post to assassinate JFK, came out against the bathroom bill.
”The twenty-for-twenty thing has never been a consideration for us.”
Under White, the state’s share of public education spending was 67 percent; today it’s 38 percent.
“The only place Democrats have control of is our cities, and they’re doing a terrible job.”
Was Perry the victim of pranksters or Russian kompromat?
Supporters of Senate Bill 3 often twist the facts to make a point.
Fast-paced Senate just got us back to the starting line for the special session.
”Political parties are like milk. They do curdle and spoil over time.”
A Central Texas rancher dropped some major cash into the governor’s $40 million campaign fund.
Dan Patrick’s defense of state education spending is also a pretty good argument for an income tax.
Former Texas Comptroller nominated to be assistant secretary of the interior.