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The Evening Brief: July 6, 2012

Ted Cruz at the JW Marriott hotel in Houston on May 29, 2012.
Ted Cruz at the JW Marriott hotel in Houston on May 29, 2012.

Your evening reading: internal Cruz poll draws skepticism; Dewhurst surrogate clashes with Cruz after forum; soot a growing threat for Texas, scientists say

The Brief: July 6, 2012

With the Supreme Court's health care decision still echoing through Texas, a new report from the federal government has cast an unflattering light on the state's own health care system.

The Evening Brief: July 5, 2012

Your evening reading: federal agency rates Texas' health care services worst in nation; congressman hits Justice Department for hiring group with Democratic ties; Peña Nieto remains ahead in partial recount of Mexican presidential ballots

The Brief: July 3, 2012

U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz with his daughter at the JW Marriott hotel in Houston on May 29, 2012.
U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz with his daughter at the JW Marriott hotel in Houston on May 29, 2012.

As the fight for Texas’ open seat — the most expensive U.S. Senate race in the nation — trudges forward, one candidate is drawing heat because of his largest single donor.

The Brief: July 2, 2012

Voters line up to cast ballots in Mexico's presidential election Sunday at a voting sight on Popocatepetl street in Mexico City's Colonia Condesa.
Voters line up to cast ballots in Mexico's presidential election Sunday at a voting sight on Popocatepetl street in Mexico City's Colonia Condesa.

Repercussions from Mexico's presidential election Sunday may soon begin to ripple north.

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