Running out the clock: The Wendy Davis abortion filibuster, 5 years later

Former state Sen. Wendy Davis' 2013 filibuster of anti-abortion legislation was an unforgettable event for lawmakers and political observers on both sides of the aisle. Five years later, listen in as key players in the debate reflect on their longest night.

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"Zero Tolerance"

The Trump administration's “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which led to the separation of children from adults who crossed the border illegally, has fueled a national outcry. Sign up for our ongoing coverage. Send story ideas to

2018: Events

Our videos from events around the state in 2018.

Quick Hits

Brief video clips and explainers of what's happening in Texas politics and policy.

Split Decision 2018

Virtual debates between rivals to explore where they agree and disagree.

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A year after Hurricane Harvey, where does Texas stand?

In the year since, Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast, displaced Texans have turned to local, state and federal agencies for help rebuilding their lives. Where do recovery efforts stand, and what are those agencies' long-term plans for getting neighborhoods and towns back on their feet?

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