He's been out of office for months, but one of Ron Paul's pet issues — gold — may be gaining traction in the Texas Legislature.Full Story
Ron Paul represents Congressional District 14 in Texas. He first served in Congress from 1976-77, then again from 1979-85 and again beginning in 1997.
Paul serves on the House Committee on Financial Services, where he is the chairman of the Oversight and Investigations subcommittee. He is also serves on the International Monetary Policy and Trade subcommittee, along with the House ...
U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Surfside, says goodbye in a farewell speech typical of his unique style on the House floor Wednesday.Full Story
On this week's podcast, Ross, Emily, Morgan and Ben weigh the recent resignation of Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott and the back-and-forth court rulings on Planned Parenthood and the Women's Health Program.Full Story
The veteran congressman may not have a real shot at becoming the GOP's presidential nominee, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have something to gain by taking a tour of his home state.Full Story
The candidates have filed for the May 29 primary elections, and we've updated our election brackets to reflect the final filing period.Full Story
Three federal judges in San Antonio are going back, literally, to the drawing board for new political maps for Texas, and to decide when to have primary elections. The same things, in other words, they were trying to work out in November.Full Story
Rick Perry is still the Republican governor of a strongly Republican state. He controls the executive branch, maintains strong ties with business, has relatively weak opponents, and has run circles around the media.Full Story
When the Legislature decamped from Austin in July, there was a sense of order in Texas politics. And yet, as Rick Perry returns a mere seven months later, conditions on the ground in Texas border on the chaotic.Full Story
The insiders think Ron Paul's biggest obstacle is Ron Paul, are pessimistic about Texas Democrats, and predict Democratic primaries focused on education and Republican primaries focused on spending and taxes.Full Story
Lame duck or not, Rick Perry is still the Republican governor of a strongly Republican state. In Texas, he controls the levers of government, muzzles the news media and has no meaningful political opposition.Full Story