Local officials and civil rights activists worry that the attorney general could be laying the groundwork for challenging another election.
Weston Martinez can’t provide evidence for his claims of fraud in the 2020 election, but he is drawing crowds of right-wing activists across Texas.
For the first time in fifty years, single-issue abortion voters are pro-choice. Can Texas Democrats capitalize on it?
The former president’s rally in Robstown was just like all his others in Texas, but he still commands state leaders’ attention.
Progressive religious leaders are mulling their options to help women who seek abortions—and some are willing to risk lawsuits and jail time.
Texans have stood by their attorney general through two criminal indictments and a host of other scandals. Is there any misdeed that might stick to his Teflon coating before the November election?
Remington Johnson has become a touchstone for the families of transgender children.
Defenders of limitless guns are out of ideas but full of excuses.
State leaders have campaigned in 2022 on saving Texas children from threats real and imagined. All the while, we’ve been selling them out.
In the Republican runoff for attorney general, incumbent Ken Paxton—not to mention Donald Trump—got his wish.
Two-fifths of Texas Republicans say they would never vote for a Bush.
Texas’s attorney general is seen as the most beatable statewide Republican, but Rochelle Garza and Joe Jaworski are struggling to motivate the Democratic base.
Greg Abbott wins the GOP nomination outright, Ken Paxton is heading to a runoff against George P. Bush, and democratic socialists running for U.S. House have a good night.
With Republican incumbent Ken Paxton's legal troubles, Democrats have plenty of contenders this year.
The nine-term congressman and right-wing firebrand from Tyler is staking his career on unseating the indicted attorney general.
Jeb’s son is running for his political life in the Texas attorney general’s race. But Donald Trump may get the last laugh.
The Republican Race for Attorney General Will Be the Weirdest, Wildest—And Most Telling—Texas Election in 2022
Scandal-plagued incumbent Attorney General Ken Paxton faces a Bush, a congressional performance artist, and a former state Supreme Court justice.
Our leaders aided and abetted Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the election more than those in any other state.
Many short-term lenders receive government help even as their ultrahigh interest rates trap vulnerable customers in debt.
With state government more firmly in Republican hands, the next year will feature a return of the Republican civil war. Here are the skirmishes to watch for.
Can you help Texas's attorney general escape the long arm of the law?
Facing a bribery allegation and criminal fraud charges, the Texas attorney general is tossing his supporters fresh red meat by leading an attempt to overturn the will of American voters.
The Texas attorney general has called his 2015 indictment for securities fraud a “witch hunt.” Now, seven of his aides accuse him of corruption.
Facing down a potential Democrat-controlled Texas House, the governor has made a hard push to reframe the November election on his terms.
Unless the courts rule decisively, Texas voters could face a terrible choice: risk their health at the polls, or risk prosecution by using a mail-in ballot.
The resignation of a key election official serves as a warning about the dangers of conducting elections in person during the coronavirus pandemic.
The question is making its way through the courts, after Attorney General Ken Paxton appealed a state judge’s ruling.
Governor Greg Abbott's order, closing abortion clinics through April 21, has sent many out of state to seek the procedure—in the middle of the pandemic.
In the event that millions lose their health insurance and protections for preexisting conditions disappear, the state has no real backup plan.
Two Texas Democrats are calling on Republican attorney general Ken Paxton to sue the feds for reimbursement of border security costs. But legal experts think it’s a bad idea.
Best & Worst Legislators in Real Time: Senator Angela Paxton, for Filing Legislation That Could Directly Benefit Her Indicted Husband
The rookie lawmaker stunned the Texas Senate.
The Austin senator grills the secretary of state to get to the bottom of the controversial elections advisory.
A U.S. citizen for just 10 months, Julieta Garibay has emerged as the face of plaintiffs who say that tens of thousands of Texans have been falsely accused of voter fraud.
The attorney general’s office says that Texas law supports the school.
The surprising pair has joined forces for a noble cause.
Despite Attorney General Ken Paxton’s advice, the agriculture commissioner won’t let go of barbecue scale enforcement.
Democrat Justin Nelson’s Campaign Is Making a Lot of Noise About Attorney General Ken Paxton’s Indictment
In our podcast, the Houston lawyer argues that Texans should be embarrassed by Paxton’s criminal indictment.
President Obama may be gone, but he’s not forgotten in the politics of Attorney General Ken Paxton.
Paxton incorrectly whipped up fear on Sean Hannity’s national television show.
The attorney general issued the opinion to provide legal options for improving church security in Texas.
Our favorite political reads of the week.
A few more tidbits on the controversial Texas attorney general.
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.
The embattled AG was charged by the SEC on Monday, which may have given casual observers déjà vu.
The SEC has added three more civil charges to Ken Paxton's tab.
He’s not wrong about that, but is this an opportunity to reconsider gambling laws?
According to the governor, local mayors aren’t allowed to ban firearms in their city halls, and religious charities can only help people he approves of.
What the scandal surrounding Attorney General Ken Paxton tells us about Texas politics.