The Republican U.S. Senate candidate had some interesting things to say during his first appearance on the Sunday talk shows as a national political figure.
Three federal judges in D.C. will begin hearing arguments in State of Texas v. Eric Holder, which finds Texas seeking pre-clearance of SB 30, a.k.a. "the Voter ID" law.
The Congressman and erstwhile presidential candidate becomes the twenty-second member of the Congressional Baseball Hall of Fame tonight, largely on the strength of one historic homer.
He's been acquitted, but people are still talking about Roger Clemens' alleged PED use and his chances of getting voted into the Hall of Fame.
George W. and Laura Bush return to Washington D.C. for a joke-filled unveiling of their official White House portrait.
The former Astros pitcher's testimony in the federal perjury trial of Roger Clemens didn't help the prosecution, but was it different from what Pettitte said to Congress in 2008?
A judge forbidding use of MySpace? Accidental live microphones? Calling Barry Bonds to testify? And the second Clemens trial isn't even done with jury selection.
According to a new e-book, "it became an open secret that he was using painkillers in sufficient dosages to keep him standing through the two-hour debates."
The Governor's Gridiron Club speech in Washington, D.C. earned rave reviews. Writers, comedians, gay writers and gay comedians weigh in.
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.
A Pew Research study shows Paul is by far the most well-liked presidential candidate on Twitter.
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”
But does the U.S. Supreme Court Justice’s request for briefs mean he might rule in the state’s favor?
This secluded country escape roughly halfway between Austin and Houston should have a warning posted at its entrance: “Caution: Guests may become incurably spoiled. Stay at your own risk.” Once inside its gates, you’ll wend your way along a narrow road through acres of bucolic farmland, passing organic gardens, pastures…
As a recent study of hotel booking trends pointed out, us Texans prefer to vacation in Texas. Since our last roundup of the state's most notable lodgings was in 2004, I thought it was high time to revisit the subject. So I drafted a list of 44 hotels that have opened or undergone significant renovations in the last 8 years. I then winnowed that list down and booked rooms (anonymously) at 24 properties across the state to determine my favorites. Although my full reviews will be available next week (the November issue goes live on TexasMonthly.com on Wednesday and hits newsstands on Thursday), I wanted to go ahead and share my ten favorites (plus the five that nearly made the cut) . . . .
The Republican congressman from Tyler says an oil pipeline radiates heat, making it a popular "date" destination for caribou.
During a public videochat, an unemployed engineer's wife asked President Barack Obama why her husband didn't have a job. Now, the offers are pouring in.
What Samir Patel learned in five years of not winning the national spelling bee (other than the root words of “eremacausis”).
Is Phil Gramm out of gas (and oil)?
His days as a “loyalty thermometer” in the nation’s capital.
As the Navy’s top civilian leader, Texan John Dalton has navigated one scandal after another. He might also be charting a course back home—and to elected office.