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The Brief: Nov. 20, 2012

Ron Paul speaks at a Tea Party rally at the Texas Capitol on May 6, 2012.
Ron Paul speaks at a Tea Party rally at the Texas Capitol on May 6, 2012.

The latest Texas secession talk may be nothing more than political fodder, but at least one of the state's politicians is taking it seriously.

The Evening Brief: Nov. 19, 2012

Patient Carrie Adner of Austin speaks with Dr. Krissie Yamamoto at the Seton-Circle of Care Women's Services at the Texas A&M Health Science Center.
Patient Carrie Adner of Austin speaks with Dr. Krissie Yamamoto at the Seton-Circle of Care Women's Services at the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

Your evening reading: women's health providers to appeal directly to federal government for funding; Paul calls secession a "deeply American principle"; F1 subsidy debate continues

The Evening Brief: Nov. 16, 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: Cruz says Romney "French-kissed" Obama; new Super PAC formed to help Republicans on immigration; Obama administration rejects Perry's request for renewable fuel waiver

The Evening Brief: Nov. 15, 2012

Gov. Rick Perry discussing the Women's Health Program at press conference in Georgetown.
Gov. Rick Perry discussing the Women's Health Program at press conference in Georgetown.

Your evening reading: Perry says state won't implement health insurance exchange; Cornyn says elections exposed GOP "brand problem"; state leaders adopt spending cap

The Evening Brief: Nov. 14, 2012

John Higgins, chief of staff to state Rep. Tim Kleinschmidt, can be seen on the far left of this photo with U.S. Sen. John Cornyn. Higgins pleaded guilty following a Travis County District Attorney Public Integrity Unit investigation into improprieties involving travel reimbursements.
John Higgins, chief of staff to state Rep. Tim Kleinschmidt, can be seen on the far left of this photo with U.S. Sen. John Cornyn. Higgins pleaded guilty following a Travis County District Attorney Public Integrity Unit investigation into improprieties involving travel reimbursements.

Your evening reading: Jeb Bush asks donors to back son for land commissioner; Cornyn elevated to minority whip; Sessions elected chairman of Rules Committee

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