For this week's nonscientific survey of political and governmental insiders, we asked about the lieutenant governor's call to Allen Police, state and federal efforts to stop a merger, federal efforts to stop a state law, and a Texas politician's dual citizenship.Full Story
In his first year on the job — he was sworn in on Jan. 3, 2013 — Cruz has established himself as a leader — perhaps the leader ...
The office measures about 300 square feet and the mismatched, rickety furniture inside looks like leftovers from a charity garage sale. But the headquarters of Battleground Texas is humming with activity.Full Story
For this week's nonscientific survey of insiders in politics and government, we asked about the two Texans who might figure into the Republican presidential race in 2016, and about the future face of the Texas GOP.Full Story
With two Texans playing key roles, infighting within the Republican party on how to defeat Obamacare continues.Full Story
If Gov. Rick Perry makes a second bid for the White House in 2016, there is mounting speculation that he may have some home-state competition for the Republican nomination from a certain junior senator.
Your evening reading: transportation funding plan clears House committee; Texas again running low on lethal injection drug; report says Texas counties stand to gain most from health reformFull Story
With major components of the Affordable Care Act set to take effect in the coming months, Texas' U.S. senators have remained vocal in their calls to defund or dismantle the law.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.
As two Texans eye a 2016 presidential bid, one has already emerged as an early front-runner among the state's Republicans.Full Story
As many GOP leaders argue that passing comprehensive immigration reform is in the GOP’s best interest, some data suggests that the long-term interest of party strategists and the short-term self-interest of members of Congress are not necessarily in sync.Full Story