Primary challengers say Texas’s governor is weak. The failure to pass new restrictions on voting, a GOP priority, will add fuel to their criticism.
GOP control of redistricting will cost Democrats for a decade, and out-of-state donors might well decide their money is best spent elsewhere.
From arrogant announcers to zany zygotes—and everything in between—it was a banner year for the Bum Steers.
The Democratic Senate candidate has some tough words for his party.
Why Texas stays red.
Battleground Texas wants to turn Texas blue. FreedomWorks is worried they may have a shot.
"I don’t know anyone nationally who’s scoffing at this," says the chairman of the state GOP.
Elections committee chair Todd Smith has researched the history of Voter I.D. legislation in Texas. He shared his findings with me. In 1997, Elections chair Debra Danburg, a Democrat, brought HB 330 to the floor. The bill amended the Election Code to require an election judge to ask for a
When you listen to Jim Hightower’s talk radio show, that’s the question you inevitably ask—about him, the medium, and Texas liberalism.
AT LEAST DAN MORALES knew that the mere proclamation he was going to have a press conference was not likely to stop the world in its tracks. The night before and all that morning, some supporters, as well as the attorney general himself, were busy calling around to say that
Rating our primary concerns.
. . .but back home? Never.
Can Texas Democrats find happiness? In New York, maybe—