The Brief

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Oct. 8, 2013

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz outlines his objections to Medicaid expansion in Texas at a Capitol press conference on April 1, 2013.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz outlines his objections to Medicaid expansion in Texas at a Capitol press conference on April 1, 2013.

Your evening reading: national Democrats to use Cruz against Republicans in 2014; Tea Party activist Lisa Fritsch joins governor's race; senator says government shutdown impeding West probe 

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Oct. 2, 2013

State. Sen Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands, negotiates with a group of senators, including John Whitmire, D-Houston, on a prison health care measure on April 2, 2013.
State. Sen Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands, negotiates with a group of senators, including John Whitmire, D-Houston, on a prison health care measure on April 2, 2013.

Your evening reading: Williams leaving Senate; Libertarian Kathie Glass announces bid for governor; poll shows Abbott leading Davis by 8 points

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Oct. 1, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry, first lady Anita Perry and state Rep. Jim Pitts at the unveiling of the restored Texas Governor's Mansion on July 18, 2012.
Gov. Rick Perry, first lady Anita Perry and state Rep. Jim Pitts at the unveiling of the restored Texas Governor's Mansion on July 18, 2012.

Your evening reading: Perry says wife misspoke about abortion; Abbott announces settlement over American Airlines-US Airways merger; rocky start for health insurance exchange