On Being a Black Republican

Wallace Jefferson, the chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court, on what race has to do with politics, why he's a member of his party, and whether the GOP has been sufficiently hospitable to African Americans. Full Story 

Stump Interrupted: Bill White

Bill White may soon be retiring his Senate race stump speech and replacing it with a new one. So it's better to Stump Interrupt it now than never. Full Story 
Elise Hu

Tom Schieffer's Exit

Democrat Tom Schieffer's Austin press conference to announce he's out of the race for Texas governor, and is urging Houston Mayor Bill White to run instead. Full Story 

Justice Revival: Dallas

Rev. Jim Wallis, a leading progressive preacher and founder of Sojourners, addressed Dallas Christians on Nov. 12, 2009. The social justice movement, he said, "is not about social action. It's not about politics. It's about restoring the integrity of the word of God in our lives, our churches, our neighborhoods, our city and our nation." Full Story 
University of Texas-Austin

White: Still Running for Senate. Really.

Houston Mayor Bill White, interviewed by Texas Tribune Editor-in-chief and CEO Evan Smith at the Center for Politics and Governance at the University of Texas at Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs. White said, once again, that he's running for Senate and not governor. Full Story 
Hutchison campaign

KBH Internet Ad

Kay Bailey Hutchison doesn't attack Rick Perry in her television ads (which just started today), but her Internet advertising is a different proposition. Here, she's deconstructing his first TV spot. His is an attack on her; she's returning the volley. Full Story