is a reporting fellow at the Texas Tribune and a recent graduate of Yale University, where she studied English literature and nonfiction writing. She has previously worked as the managing editor of the Yale Daily News and as an intern at The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Hartford Courant.
Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett, a nominee of President Donald Trump to a federal court, defended past tweets about transgender people and same-sex marriage as jokes at a confirmation hearing Wednesday.
Three Texas Republicans are at or near the top of a list of politicians who have spent the most in campaign-related funds at President Donald Trump’s privately-owned properties over the last year, according to a new Washington Post report.
At an immigration symposium this weekend, our panelists discussed everything from Texas education policies for undocumented immigrants to federal proposals on border security. Check out the highlights from the event, or watch the full videos here.
Sharon Keller, the longtime presiding judge of Texas' Court of Criminal Appeals, has tried to move on from several past ethical controversies — including blocking the last-minute appeal of a 2007 execution. A primary challenger hopes voters will reconsider them.
In his second formal call for the president's impeachment, U.S. Rep. Al Green, D-Houston, pledged Wednesday morning that he would force a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on the president's impeachment by the holidays.
At our event Friday, state Sen. Charles Perry and state Reps. Dustin Burrows and John Frullo weighed in on the upcoming race for speaker of the Texas House. Watch video of the full event, or check out our recap.
Ruth Simmons, a pioneering college administrator and the first black president of an Ivy League university, thought she was done leading colleges after she retired from Brown University. Five years later, she's back to lead Prairie View A&M.