Senator Ted Cruz told the Senate that Republicans did not campaign to grant amnesty to undocumented immigrants.
”They’ve already disgraced it once. I’m not going to let them do it a second time.”
Abbott and Patrick are bringing the power of incumbency to bear against a Rebellion of educators, business leaders and moderate Republicans.
After the Houston GLBT Political Caucus and two major newspapers endorse centrist Andrew White, some question support for Lupe Valdez.
Yes, a record number of women are running in Texas, but when the ballots are all counted, women will still be under-represented in government.
Cruz's disapproval ratings may put him at risk.
Things got heated between two candidates after one made a comment about the other’s marriage.
George P. struggles in his reelection campaign, and George W. finds his approval rating soaring as Americans compare him to President Trump.
The governor enters his reelection campaign with plenty of questions about long-term vision and legacy.
Senator Cruz set the stage for a 2013 federal shutdown with a dramatic reading of Green Eggs and Ham. Now, he’s quiet.
Abbott opened his 2018 campaign by attacking school districts, local governments, and a Republican incumbent.
Educators and business groups are lining up to defeat some of the Republican senators who give the Lieutenant Governor his power.
The two campaigns have launched—kind of. Both are long shots to have any real effect on the state.
The former First Lady of Texas was more than just a hostess. She was a political partner for Governor Bill Clements.
Texas mayors call ICE Director Thomas Homan’s desire to prosecute elected officials ”hogwash” and un-American.
Seventy people filed as independent candidates for the November ballot, but state law likely will prevent them from being there.
Guest column: Dissembling political parties are guilty of adding to the eventual debt crisis.
The attorney general issued the opinion to provide legal options for improving church security in Texas.
Millions of Texans will feel the impact of changes to individual tax breaks, health care penalties, and property tax deductions.
Cruz could secure more money in tax cuts for private schools and homeschools than Greg Abbott or Dan Patrick have gotten from the state.
Guest Column: University of Texas, Trinity University presidents believe the Congressional tax reform bill will limit endowments, student aid.
The Congressman will appear on the re-election ballot unless the Republican Party declares him ineligible to serve.
Just substitute Roy Moore for ’bathroom bill.’
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 gay Latina sheriff of Dallas County advocates for Dreamers and LGBT rights.
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.
Looking back at a crucial weekend seen as the high-water mark of the 1970s women’s movement
The Harris County GOP wants to purge the purple Republican. They may lose a House seat in the process.
Here's a good way to make yourself a traffic target.
A sudden onset of mental health issues prompted Mostyn to take his own life.
Guest column: This is a landmark anniversary of the end of race divisions on the gridiron.
Guest Column: Texas has 380,000 jobs tied to trade with Mexico
A quarter century after Ann Richards became governor, men in Texas politics continue to sexually harass women.
Guest Column: Thomas Jefferson said no nation can be ”both ignorant and free.”
Guest column: We need to fix social media before next year’s elections.
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.
Guest column: With the negotiations stalling, it's time to be honest with ourselves that this is not just a problem of finding a compromise.
CNN’s Debate Night: Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz, and a house divided.