Texas Democrats today called Gov. Rick Perry's ad featuring a Houston widow an underhanded attempt to promote Arizona-style immigration laws. Perry's camp says Democrats are confused.
A new independent poll of likely voters in CD-17 shows Republican Bill Flores up 12 points over incumbent U.S. Rep. Chet Edwards.
Travis County prosecutors who reviewed allegations of irregularities at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas decided months ago not to pursue the case.
Top appointees and employees at the state Teacher Retirement System overrode staff recommendations in order to hire political cronies and business associates for investment work there, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Bill White charged Tuesday. A spokesman for Gov. Rick Perry's campaign says White is "throwing everything at the wall to see what will stick."
Make that two newspaper endorsements for Rick Perry in his quest to win a third full term as governor — although the second one, unlike the first, is the dictionary definition of "ambivalent."
A Houston-based group sent mailers into at least two House races, but instead of using its political action committee to pay for the mailings, it used a 501(c)4.
The Waco Tribune-Herald endorsed Gov. Rick Perry in his bid for reelection today — the only paper in Texas thus far to do so.