In the Roundup: Rick Perry shames the father of a fallen Muslim soldier, a new poll out shows Ted Cruz could lose to at least one fellow Republican in 2018 and the Texas AG weighs in on the legality of praying in court.Full Story
Texas is again taking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to court, this time challenging new rules aimed at slashing methane emissions in the oil patch.
The Texas attorney general’s latest pratfall was the sort of mistake that your average statewide politician is — or ought to be — too paranoid to make.Full Story
Since President Obama took office in 2009, the state of Texas has sued his administration at least 42 times. Here's a look at each of those cases.Full Story
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Wednesday he supports Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and that is is "not a close call" between the billionaire and his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.Full Story
Three years after Texas filed a complaint in the U.S. Supreme Court alleging that New Mexican farmers were illegally curbing the Rio Grande's flow into Texas, the justices appear closer to taking up the challenge.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton accepted more than $329,000 earmarked for his legal defense from wealthy donors and “family friends,” according to a newly released financial disclosure statement.Full Story
In an advisory opinion, Attorney General Ken Paxton says the Fort Worth school superintendent exceeded his authority — and may have run afoul of state law — by issuing a policy to accommodate transgender students.Full Story
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is trying to intervene in an effort to thwart an investigation into whether Exxon Mobil misled investors about the risks of climate change. Here’s a guide to Paxton’s effort and how it fits into the much broader climate change battle in the United States.Full Story
Dealing a blow to President Obama’s executive immigration order, the U.S. Supreme Court has deadlocked on a lower court's decision to block the plan, which would've provided relief from deportation and work permits to millions of people.Full Story
Texas taxpayers are still picking up the tab for defending the nation’s strictest voter identification law more than five years after Republicans fast-tracked it through the Legislature.
A year before Texas' campus carry law takes effect at community colleges, state Rep. Abel Herrero has asked Attorney General Ken Paxton to determine whether such institutions that offer programs for minors may prohibit concealed weapons.Full Story
“Shut up” is nearly always a terrible response. It escalates a disagreement. It’s obnoxious. It hardly ever works. It is a clear signal that someone is losing the argument, their patience — or both.Full Story
In the Roundup: The state’s attorney general loses his latest bid to have his criminal indictment dismissed, Ken Starr – the now former president of Baylor University – announces plans to resign his role as chancellor and Hillary Clinton declares she could turn Texas blue.Full Story