U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' message of modern-day populism brought out thousands of Texans in Austin and Grand Prairie on Saturday, as he worked to bolster his support here in advance of Tuesday's primary.
All four black Texas congressional Democrats went to bat in a big way Thursday for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton amid her increasingly hostile nomination fight with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont.
The Higher Education track at the 2015 Texas Tribune Festival featured panel discussions with several university system chancellors and private college leaders. Also, there was a one-on-one conversation with Mike Perrin, the interim athletic director at the University of Texas at Austin.
A bipartisan team of Texans rounded up an overwhelming majority of U.S. House votes on Friday to back a bill repealing the nation's long-standing ban on exporting domestic crude oil to the international market. But the final House tally wouldn't be enough to overcome a threatened presidential veto.
Texas has just three women in its 38-member congressional delegation, and hasn't sent a new long-term congresswoman to Washington in almost 20 years. Many in both parties wonder why the state's once-promising fount of woman candidates is running dry.
On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, I talked with host Jason Whitelyabout our story (and accompanying application) last week revealing poor higher-education outcomes for Texas students.
Texas has the largest GOP delegation in Congress, and those members have high seniority, spots on key committees and seats at the leadership table — evidence, observers say, of the state’s sway inside the Capitol.
The suddenly Sarah Palin-approved Republican challenger to U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, on why the former Alaska governor bestowed her blessing, the proportionate diversity of the Tea Party, the rise of "tyranny" in the federal government and why he shouldn't be counted out just yet.