Barack Obama released his summer playlist, and he’s into Gary Clark Jr. and Leon Bridges.
The President of the United States of America became the biggest headliner SXSW has ever seen.
We like the president less than the rest of the country, but the real showdown is over Blue Bell.
A partial defense of the conspiracy theorists
Some questions about Barack Obama's explanation for his executive action on immigration, announced last week.
On Thursday, the president said that Congress had left him no choice but to act alone. Conservatives can argue otherwise.
At his keynote speech at the Civil Rights Summit, the President honored LBJ's legacy on civil rights--but implied that he would try to advance it by other means.
I thought President Obama’s State of the Union address was pretty predictable. In past years he has used the speech to lay out what amounts to a laundry list of his programs for Democrats to use in the upcoming congressional elections. And that’s exactly what he did. What was not…
He is on the verge of becoming a complete failure as president.
Central Texas was the first stop on President Obama's "Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity" tour.
When citizens petitioned the White House to release their beer recipe, the WH responded in less than a month. Texas secession will take longer.
A petition calling for the Obama administration to let Texas secede from the United States had more than 95,000 signatures as of Wednesday morning.
Here are some of the different ways Texans are expressing their discontent with the reelection of President Barack Obama.
Connie Britton took to the pages of USA Today to criticize the Romney campaign for using the Friday Night Lights slogan "clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose."
...guess who would win.
"Vote for the Mormon, Not the Muslim! The capitalist, not the communist!" reads the sign at Leakey's Church in the Valley.
UPDATE: Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger and FNL TV producer Peter Berg have both joined the fray over Mitt Romney and "Clear Eyes, Full Hearts...Can't Lose."
Someone scrawled "Obama" in uppercase letters over the green highway sign that marks the location of the unincorporated community located southwest of Fort Worth.
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have both attempted to claim coach Eric Taylor's "Clear Eyes, Full Hearts..." rallying cry as their own—and FNL author Buzz Bissinger has picked a side.
A recent poll shows Romney has support from 55 percent of likely voters in Texas to Obama's 40 percent.
What people are saying about the San Antonio mayor's keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention.
President Barack Obama made four fundraising stops in the Lone Star State on Tuesday, bringing in an expected haul of $4 million.
The governor discussed "Fast and Furious," the Texas DREAM Act, and his "vulture capitalist" critique of the Republican presidential nominee with CBS News's Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation.
George W. and Laura Bush return to Washington D.C. for a joke-filled unveiling of their official White House portrait.
Ted Nugent, the unrepentant hunter and right-wing activist, grabs the media's attention with his political rhetoric, landing appearances on the Texas Tribune and CBS This Morning.
The rocker sticks to his not-so-metaphorical guns, saying the reaction to his comments about President Obama make him like "a black Jew at a Nazi-Klan rally."
In a Q&A with the Atlantic, Kentucky senator Rand Paul handicaps his father's presidential campaign and its larger impact on the Republican Party.
Yep. He's still running for president. Here's the latest news from the campaign trail.
The San Antonio paper weighs in now due to uncertainty over Texas primary date and spurns Congressman Ron Paul and Governor Rick Perry.
Cassie Wright stays under the radar, but the media continues chattering about the offensive tweet.
Yep, he’s still running for President. Here’s the latest news from the campaign trail.
Cain staffer points finger at Perry campaign for harassment leaks, the Governor still “hates” debating, and the Washington Post says that this month is “make or break”
In which Joshua Treviño and Harold Cook swap emails (and opinions) about the 2012 election, political trends, and what happens next in Texas.
The Internet reacts to last week's "chair lynching" in North Austin.
The San Antonio mayor will be the first Hispanic to give this speech.
Houston's openly gay mayor had previously said Obama's views on gay marriage needed to "evolve" more quickly.
Stumping for Mitt Romney at the NRA convention, the rock star proclaims that he "will either be dead or in jail by this time next year" if President Barack Obama is reelected.
Homegrown film director David Gordon Green and three writers who studied at the Michener Center made up the creative team behind "It's Halftime in America" commercial.
Rove said that if State of the Union watchers drink every time President Obama said the phrase "middle class," then "we're going to have a lot of drunk people in America." Was he right?
Between the overwhelming German press corps and the underwhelming holding pen for journalists covering the visit, the scene wasn't exactly what you would expect.
The decision to bestow the honor to the SEAL Team Six commander took “just minutes and was a shutout,” according to Dallas Morning News editorial page editor Keven Ann Willey.
The Washington Post tries to put a fresh spin on the old red vs. blue divide by studying the voting habits of people who live close to one of the two retail chains.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder talks tough about redistricting, Voter ID, and the 1965 Voting Rights Act at the LBJ Library & Museum in Austin
Cassandra Wright is the second University of Texas College Republicans President in just over a month to get into hot water for a tweet about President Obama.
Lauren E. Pierce, the president of the College Republicans at the University of Texas, tweeted about the White House shooting suspect Oscar Ramiro Ortego-Hernandez and lands on the national political media's radar.
We interrupt your regular blogger to bring you a special message from the editor: So it’s official. As of today, at 1:30 pm EST, Governor Perry is finally a formal candidate for president (though we’ve been convinced he had eyes on the job as far back as February…
Republicans are salivating with anticipation; Democrats are running for cover. This is nothing new. The biggest enemy of the Texas Democratic party has always been the national Democratic party, dating back to 1952, when Governor Allan Shivers broke the Solid South by endorsing Eisenhower, who carried Texas. The worst thing…
Remember that comment Perry made a week or so ago, when Obama talked about adding jobs at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida but remained mum about the Johnson Space Center in Houston? Perry said that Obama had “put a target on Texas’s back.” One hardly expects Obama to love…
This is one of those flaps that is hard to believe. Conservatives are going nuts over Obama’s plan to speak to school kids urging them to stay in school. For sheer hysteria, it is hard to top Debbie Riddle’s letter to constituents: By now, most of you are aware that…
President Obama just lent a hand to the advocates in Austin who have been arguing for 12-month eligibility for families signing up for Medicaid, as opposed to having to re-up every six months. Obama today signed the SCHIP Reauthorization Act, which rewards states that reach more children with Medicaid. Currently,…