worked for eight years at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, most of that time covering state and local politics. A native of Cedarhurst, New York, he has an undergraduate degree in journalism and psychology from New York University and a master's in economics from the University of Texas at Arlington.
The Texas Senate took up its first two bills of the session on Tuesday: a wide-ranging ethics reform measure and a bill to punish local cities, counties and college campuses that act as sanctuary jurisdictions.
Before a joint session of the Texas House and Senate, Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to lay out his agenda for the session and designate some issues as emergency items. Watch our livestream beginning at 11 a.m. CST.
The Democratic National Committee is hosting a regional forum Saturday in Houston featuring candidates running to be the national party's next chair. The forum is being moderated by Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith.
Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by 9 points Tuesday in Texas on his way to winning the 2016 presidential election. Here's a look at margins of victory for Republicans since 1976 in presidential contests held in Texas.
President Barack Obama made a public statement from Poland early Friday morning, hours after sniper attacks in downtown Dallas had killed at least five police officers. “I believe I speak for every single American when I say that we are horrified over these events,” Obama said.
Both Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick are expected to attend a prayer rally Tuesday at the state Capitol hosted by Franklin Graham. God & Governing, our award-winning, documentary-style series, explored faith and politics in Texas.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz belongs to an elite club of lawyers who have repeatedly argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. A closer look at the nine times the Texan argued before the justices shows wins and losses as he challenged legal limits.