Your evening reading: Pauken leaves governor's race; GOP men get lessons on how to run against women; Republicans on the trail talk about fixes to Affordable Care ActFull Story
Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States, first elected on November 4, 2008, and sworn in on January 20, 2009, re-elected on Nov. 4th, 2012 and sworn in on Jan. 20, 2013. He and his wife, Michelle, are the proud parents of two daughters, Malia, 14, and Sasha, 11.
There is a reason so many Texas Republicans are mentioning the Democratic president in their commercials: He's unpopular with Republicans, and moderates and some Democrats have their reservations, too.Full Story
Your evening reading: Texas gets OK to boost payments to primary care docs; Davis says she would have vetoed cuts to public schools; radioactive material stolen in MexicoFull Story
Your evening reading: Abbott's privacy rights proposals scrutinized; Senate Democrats launch the nuclear option; Perry says "hell, yeah" to changing presidential debate formatFull Story
Full video of my Nov. 18 conversation with veteran political reporters Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, whose new book on the 2012 presidential campaign, Double Down, is already a best-seller.Full Story
President Obama's apology for the latest glitch in the rollout of his signature legislative achievement is failing to convert skeptics in the Lone Star State.Full Story
In the end, the only electoral drama on Prop 6 was how quickly the wire services would make the call after the polls closed in El Paso.Full Story
Texas politicians and institutions are getting much better marks from the state’s voters than the president and Congress, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
After peaking in September, applications for deferred action have dropped off dramatically. Immigration attorneys think most eligible undocumented immigrants are in a wait-and-see mode amid the federal immigration reform debate.Full Story
Some Texas lawmakers are renewing an effort to make Texas’ stance on Washington policies official through resolutions reaffirming the state’s sovereignty.
Texas voters remain concerned about the economy and immigration, according to the University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. And three out of five Texas voters said the U.S. is on the wrong track.Full Story
A leaked White House plan has injected new rancor into the fight over immigration reform.Full Story
Heading into President Obama’s fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday evening, we thought it would be worth rehashing his approval numbers here in Texas.Full Story
President Obama on Tuesday offered his own plan for immigration reform, and his proposal earned both praise and criticism in Texas.Full Story
Roughly a thousand Texans flooded the Capitol grounds on Saturday to rally against a renewed national push for gun control legislation and to criticize President Obama for signing gun-related executive orders.Full Story