Both have expressed liberal viewpoints, but there's a key difference in delivery.
Speaker wins fifth term unanimously, sort of.
The governor unintentionally gives an inappropriate gift.
Can lawmakers invest in the future of Texas children with $2.8 billion less to spend?
So-called bathroom bill could undermine cities' non-discrimination ordinances.
At a press conference, the lieutenant governor reveals some details of bill aimed at limiting transgender access to restrooms.
When is advice a conflict of interest?
Politics aside, inaugurals are a time to show our nation can peaceably transfer power from one administration to the next.
Is unsolicited Twitter beef with constituents something we should expect from our politicians going forward?
A few things to know about Donald Trump's picks for Energy secretary and Secretary of State.
As a new legislative session begins, can lawmakers come together to help the abused and neglected kids in foster care?
Art Sisneros talks about his decision to resign as an elector and what he's learned from the experience.
At a media roundtable, the governor says his office is studying issues like border security and transgender access to bathrooms.
A few more tidbits on the controversial Texas attorney general.
State and local government agencies are troublingly tight-lipped.
A prominent Republican strategist's advice for our now-beleaguered junior senator.
It’s been a difficult two years in office for Texas’s attorney general. First came his indictment on multiple felonies, then an embarrassing series of missteps and staff shake-ups. Now, with his trial looming, he’s seeking salvation one live television interview at a time.
After Trump’s stunning win, Texas’s Republican leaders still face a critical choice.
Art Sisneros, an industrial welding supplies salesman, could be Texas's first "faithless elector."
Trump stole the show, but the election did provide some hope for beleaguered Texas Democrats.
Thus far, it seems Hillary Clinton is doing well.
Nine political insiders from the left and right (and points in between) predict what sort of numbers we might wake up to on November 9.
Texans, it’s time to vote.
The wit and wisdom of Katrina Pierson.
A look at the post-Trump landscape in state politics.
Don’t be fooled, Democrats. Texas is still a deeply Republican state.
More than 530,000 Latinos who have registered since 2012 might tip the state toward Clinton.
A look at the race for district attorney in Nueces County.
In remembrance of the stereopticon of 1916.
Congressman Filemon Vela had always kept a low profile—until he told Donald Trump to stick his border fence you-know-where.
A booming celebration for President Garfield.
How the reddest county is contemplating the orangest candidate.
Despite the governor’s rhetoric, welcoming refugees is the Texas thing to do.
Even in the age of Trump, a get-out-the-vote canvasser knows that Hispanic residents are thinking local.
And Donald Trump’s struggles in Texas are the proof.
The Eighty-fifth Legislature will not have a surplus to squabble over.
Both George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton deserve credit for the trade deal.
Midway through the first presidential debate, the Republican nominee’s performance started to deteriorate.
A primer on tonight’s first Clinton-Trump debate.
Why he will come to regret his endorsement of Donald Trump’s presidential bid.
Ag commissioner Sid Miller won’t face charges for spending taxpayer dollars on out-of-state trips.
With protectionism sweeping the nation, let’s recall why NAFTA has been so good for Texas.
Manuel Padilla, the Border Patrol’s new sector chief in the Rio Grande Valley, promises to stem the influx of people and drugs into Texas. That may sound fanciful, but consider this: he did it in Arizona.
A new poll provides some reassuring insights during a deplorable week.
America is grappling with an epidemic of moralizing.
Thanks to Donald Trump, we now know that “amnesty” is acceptable to most Republicans.
The candidate’s signature policy proposal remains shrouded in mystery.
A new poll shows the Republican nominee leading by just six points.
Evangelist Lester Roloff drew a line in the dirt to keep the State of Texas from regulating his Rebekah Home for Girls. Years later, then-govenor George W. Bush handed Roloff's disciples a long-sought victory. But this Alamo had no heroes—only victims.
Should Republicans support their party’s presidential nominee?