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.
Guest column: Let’s stop blaming mental illness for mass shootings.
Guest column: How we can lower the volume on political animosity?
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.
Texas's Democratic delegation previously acted as a united front in response to the storm. So why the change?
A cartoon about the current state of the gubernatorial race.
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.
With the south side of El Paso up for grabs, everyone seems to have an idea about what the city’s future should look like.
Guest column: The internet giant’s search for a second headquarters could prompt cities to improve.
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.
The Lege's special session priorities.
Guest column: Houston’s strength is in its citizens.
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.
Both Abbott and Patrick are acting like the proverbial spoiled child after getting their agenda mostly blown out by the Texas House under the leadership of Speaker Joe Straus.
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.
Where the pygmies have gone deaf.
Guest column: "Trump was consumed with the need to settle scores, not heal wounds."
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.
Growing conservative frustration in the Panhandle.
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.”
A key program that has funded struggling school districts expires this year, and school superintendents are bracing for the fallout.
Was Perry the victim of pranksters or Russian kompromat?
Supporters of Senate Bill 3 often twist the facts to make a point.
”Political parties are like milk. They do curdle and spoil over time.”
San Antonio’s new mayor isn’t interested in the old battles between left and right.
At a press conference on Tuesday, Texas law enforcement explained why they oppose the controversial Senate Bill 3.
After activists threatened a statue of Sam Houston, protesters showed up to defend it. But against whom, exactly, wasn’t clear.
Senate takes testimony on controversial gender-designated bathroom restrictions
The technology is coming with a lot of questions.
A Central Texas rancher dropped some major cash into the governor’s $40 million campaign fund.
“We should be having fun this summer. Instead we had to come back.”
Dan Patrick’s defense of state education spending is also a pretty good argument for an income tax.
Requests for states to release voter information following President Donald Trump’s claims of widespread voter fraud have sparked controversy around the country but appear quite common in Texas.
Former Texas Comptroller nominated to be assistant secretary of the interior.
Maybe it is just a cosmic coincidence that next Tuesday’s special legislative session begins shortly after the premiere of the final season of HBO’s popular medieval fantasy Game of Thrones.
If you’re trying to knock off some last minute summer beach time before the special session begins, you might want some fairly light fare of Texas politics and history.
A victim of its own success, the Texas Republican Party is having an identity crisis.
It just wouldn’t be an odd-numbered year without a crazy legislative session—and our picks of the ten lawmakers who made us proud and the ten who made us pull our hair out.
On tree ordinances and other subversive things cities do.
STAR-Vote, a technology being developed in Texas, could be the answer to election security.