The campaign to lead city hall in rapidly diversifying Pearland has been injected with national partisan politics, as Donald Trump claims Democrats want to “demolish” the suburbs.
The election has yet to be decided, but one result can already be called: the Texas Republican party has lost its ability to speak to much of the electorate. And Democrats are poised to reap the benefits.
In the 2018 midterms, many lifelong Republican women voted Democratic. Will the urgent issues driving this election keep them there?
Both parties’ conventions sidelined politicians from the nation’s second biggest state. They might have had good reason.
Republican primary runoff candidate Renee Swann has circled around her opponent’s implication in the Ukraine scandal, perhaps worried that any attacks might not play well in a bright red district.
With Donald Trump’s approval rating dropping among his formerly reliable white evangelical base, the administration dispatched the vice president to Robert Jeffress’s First Baptist Church.
It’s an unusual and risky campaign strategy: Jackson is trying to appeal primarily to Trump, in the hopes that the voters will follow.
Greisa Martinez Rosas tells Texas Monthly about her feelings on the decision, and the future of the immigrant rights movement.
The disparity is even more stark when you consider that Wyoming is just one of 35 states with a smaller population than the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex alone.
The resignation of a key election official serves as a warning about the dangers of conducting elections in person during the coronavirus pandemic.
President Trump elevated him from MD Anderson Cancer Center to the FDA just in time for the untested federal official to face a global pandemic.
The candidate is running in a district that’s home to more Asian Americans than anywhere else in Texas. Her newest campaign ad blames the People's Republic for the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Abbott and President Trump promised that testing will soon increase dramatically, but many Texans are frustrated with delays.
Pelosi ripped up Trump's State of the Union speech while wearing a pin that is now a must-have item for Democrats.
Plus, Taylor Swift honors Beto O’Rourke in song, and hard-right scandalmongers Empower Texans expand into BBQ reviews.
The Vermont socialist looks surprisingly strong in the Lone Star State.
Freshman Sylvia Garcia of Houston, one of the first two Hispanic women to represent Texas in Congress, is among the seven House members prosecuting President Trump.
Like so much in American conservative politics these days, everything begins and ends with Trump.
For the second time in a week, the pro-Trump group has been told to stand down.
Chip Roy, Chris Putnam, and the specters of Trump and Beto were also running this week.
Rick Perry says Trump is ”chosen by God.” But what if Perry were chosen to write the newest book of the Bible?
This could be the year that Texas Democrats finally break through. (Yes, really.) But Republicans have a solid plan to stop them.
The embattled speaker of the Texas House, Dennis Bonnen, calls it quits.
Dan Patrick, John Cornyn, and Ted Cruz stood by at the president’s Thursday night rally in Dallas as he ridiculed them and claimed Hurricane Harvey made the state ”a fortune.”
Our ever-entertaining former governor has been awfully quiet for the past few years. But we knew that couldn’t last.
John Cornyn and other Republicans are doing their best to explain away the Ukraine scandal, but their best just looks silly.
Impeachment is serious business. And so is the political calculating that goes into how to respond.
But the event was also unsettling in the way it brought together two leaders—Trump and Modi—in an authoritarian embrace.
In just a few years, the reputed genius behind Trump’s election has completely reinvented himself. But is his story too good to be true?
The lawsuit is believed to be the first of its kind involving family separation and suicide.
The federal government’s efforts threaten to cut off access to much of the Valley’s natural beauty and forever alter life along the river.
The lifelong Texan discusses the need to reintroduce America’s better angels into the immigration debate.
During her set at the Chicago music festival, the pop-country star decried last weekend’s mass shootings.
What the rest of the country will see in the days to come is a city of resilience, compassion, and honesty.
Will Hurd is exactly the kind of politician the Republican party’s establishment once dreamed about being their future. In March 2013, the Republican National Committee, reeling from defeat in the 2012 elections, published a postmortem report laying out an agenda for a new kind of…
No matter how incendiary his latest tweet or policy might seem, Donald Trump can count on evangelical preacher and Fox News fixture Robert Jeffress to defend him. What’s behind the Dallas pastor’s unconditional embrace?
The vote was 332-95, with eight Texas Democrats voting to move forward on articles of impeachment against Trump.
Everything you need to know about what tariffs could mean for the Texas economy, politics, and Chipotle burrito prices.
In a new presidential poll of Texas, Beto, Bernie, and Biden all look competitive against Trump. But it's far too early to make too much of that.
At hearings in El Paso, asylum seekers forced to stay in Juarez told of violence and fear.
On the latest National Podcast of Texas, the newly minted Texas Medal of Arts winner offers behind-the-scenes glimpses of classic sessions with Kurt Cobain, Willie Nelson, and Donald Trump.
Our state is accustomed to deference from Republican administrations—deference it has earned. Why are our Republican leaders letting him create our narrative?
Asylum seekers entering the United States through Mexico will be sent back across the border as their asylum cases are decided.
The 41st president was the oldest living former president in the history of the United States
On our latest podcast, a timely chat about Kavanaugh, Beto, and Mueller with the creator and cohost of Showtime’s 'The Circus.'
President Trump’s budget adviser says the Texas Senate seat is in play because the party nominee is not likable.
Their fraught primary relationship comes back to haunt Texas’s junior senator.
The Dallas-based sportscaster sounded off on NFL protests, Trump calling LeBron dumb, and why he doesn’t ‘stay in his lane’ in this week’s National Podcast of Texas.
Lawmakers, faith leaders, and others have largely spoken out against Jeff Sessions’s zero-tolerance policy.
The London-based political profiling company is accused of harvesting 50 million Facebook profiles without users’ permission.