was a reporting fellow for The Texas Tribune in 2016. He graduated from Northwestern University, where he studied journalism and political science. Born in London, England, Jamie moved to Washington, D.C., as a teenager, where he has since covered politics for National Journal, high school sports for DCSportsFan, and interned on Capitol Hill. He spent two years as the political director of the Northwestern News Network, where he also hosted a weekly political talk-show. With one American parent, Jamie is following the current debate over natural-born citizenship with particular fascination.
Ben Carson's campaign said it has accepted an apology from Ted Cruz over messages Cruz's campaign sent to supporters Monday evening in Iowa suggesting that Carson might be about to drop out of the race. Full Story
State senators expressed bipartisan disapproval Wednesday of an unpopular program that levies large surcharges on drivers for traffic offenses, with several calling for broad changes or scrapping it entirely. Full Story
Lujan becomes the 99th Republican in the Texas House, one short of a supermajority, but will need to win again in the March primary and November general election to serve in the 2017 legislature. Full Story
A top Clinton official acknowledged to volunteers in Austin Sunday evening that the campaign should have built up its organization in the state earlier ahead of the March 1 primary, yet predicted Clinton will still do well in Texas. Full Story
State Sen. Rodney Ellis, D-Houston, will remain on the primary ballot for re-election in Senate District 13, despite his plan to seek the Harris County Commissioner's seat left open when Commissioner El Franco Lee died on January 3. Full Story
The Hillary Clinton presidential campaign has its first paid Texas staff, and is launching a series of supporter meet-ups across the state to coalesce her support as the March 1 primary draws nearer. Full Story
Members of the Wilks family in Cisco, already heavily invested in Ted Cruz's presidential campaign, are also vying to play an outsized role in several key Texas House races, according to the latest campaign finance data. Full Story