Bikers from all over Texas came to the Capitol to lobby their representatives for their causes, Jan. 26, 2015.
Bikers from all over Texas came to the Capitol to lobby their representatives for their causes, Jan. 26, 2015.

Texas Bikers Know How to Be Heard at Capitol

More than a thousand Texas bikers descended on the Capitol on Monday to present lawmakers with their legislative agenda for this session. Not surprisingly, they want looser traffic laws for motorcyclists.  

Texas Bikers Know How to Be Heard at Capitol

Bikers from all over Texas came to the Capitol to lobby their representatives for their causes, Jan. 26, 2015.
Bikers from all over Texas came to the Capitol to lobby their representatives for their causes, Jan. 26, 2015.

More than a thousand Texas bikers descended on the Capitol on Monday to present lawmakers with their legislative agenda for this session. Not surprisingly, they want looser traffic laws for motorcyclists.  

 

John Bolton: The TT Interview

John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and possible 2016 presidential contender, spoke at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines on Jan. 24, 2015.
John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and possible 2016 presidential contender, spoke at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines on Jan. 24, 2015.

The former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations — and potential presidential contender — on his political ambitions, his ties to Texas and the role the state will play in the 2016 race.

GOP Hopefuls Eyeing the Texas Hispanic Vote

Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Rick Perry, Jeb Bush
Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Rick Perry, Jeb Bush

Winning a large share of the Hispanic vote in Texas will be crucial for Texas-affiliated Republican presidential hopefuls. As the candidates tiptoe toward the 2016 starting gate, experts helped the Tribune handicap their chances with this critical voting bloc.