Online piracy is hurting the nation's economy and putting lives at risk, says U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio. He wrote the Stop Online Piracy Act to address the problem, but his bill has gotten the cold shoulder in his home state. Texas-based technology companies argue that Smith’s plan would hurt more than help.Full Story
Griffin Perry is the son of Texas Gov. Rick Perry and a sometimes volunteer for his father's gubernatorial and presidential bids. The younger Perry worked as an investment banker at Deutsche Bank in Dallas until leaving to join his father on the presidential trail. Griffin's small-government parents blamed Federal Election Commission rules for the fact that he had ...
The Supreme Court examines a simple question without an easy answer: Delay the Texas elections, or use maps that haven't been vetted?Full Story
Texas' greenhouse gas battles are about to heat up again. Next month, a federal court hears oral arguments in lawsuits that Texas has filed against the EPA, which began regulating heat-trapping emissions a year ago. But the agency is hardly backing down.Full Story
Evan, Ross, Emily and Reeve analyze the New Hampshire primary results, consider what lies ahead for Rick Perry, and get updates on abortion sonograms and redistricting.Full Story
The Tribune's Thanh Tan is in New Hampshire this week. She's been talking to local voters in restaurants and at Dr. Ron Paul's public events. Watch the video to find out what they told her about the Texas congressman's efforts to get their vote.Full Story
Texas Congressman Ron Paul is the runner-up in the New Hampshire primary. The campaign considers this a victory, and it sets the stage for him to take his message to South Carolina and beyond.Full Story
Perry, who came in fifth place in the Iowa caucuses, says he didn't come to South Carolina to "come in second." But the governor declined to say what whether he would give up and go home if he doesn’t win the Palmetto State.Full Story
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, trying to claw his way back in the 2012 presidential race, conjured up images of hungry vultures Tuesday to describe Mitt Romney’s past as a corporate takeover artist. Perry rejected the notion that Romney was simply acting on free market principles when he led Bain Capital.Full Story
Not all went according to plan for U.S. Rep. Ron Paul on the campaign trail the day before the New Hampshire primary.Full Story
Both came ready to brawl. But neither Gov. Rick Perry nor U.S. Rep. Ron Paul managed to nudge Mitt Romney out of the limelight at this morning’s debate.Full Story
The bad news for the GOP’s presidential hopefuls from Texas? No blows landed on Mitt Romney in Saturday night’s nationally televised New Hampshire debate to knock the front-runner from his perch.