Does the John Carona-Dan Patrick spat help either senator's hopes of becoming the next lieutenant governor?Full Story
It’s looking increasingly unlikely that Texas will be able to enforce its new voter ID law by November. The controversial measure, requiring voters to show a valid form of photo ID at the polls, didn’t win the necessary approval from the Department of Justice earlier this year and is now being litigated in federal court. With the trial set to begin July 9, both sides are pointing fingers at the other for delaying the process. Justice Department attorneys are blaming Texas officials for dragging their feet in complying with subpoenas and producing requested documents, while Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office is charging that federal officials are asking for a staggering amount of unnecessary information.