As lawmakers in Washington prepare a budget for the next fiscal year, funding for the border wall is taking center stage — again.
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The state's biggest city has competitive races for Congress, and the Texas House and Democrats see it as vital to turning Texas blue.
Recently, I got into a bit of a "conversation" with Sen. Ted Cruz on Twitter about our nation's gun laws and how to best protect our citizens from violent crimes. If the past three years have taught us anything, however, it's that governing and debating via social media does not solve most problems. So rather than hashing this out 280 characters at a time, let me expound here: Maybe Cruz will listen to what I'm trying to say.
Officials say the shooting began with a traffic stop in which the gunman shot a state trooper. Police say the gunman acted alone and was shot to death outside a crowded movie theater.
Three Texas Republicans have announced they won't seek reelection in 2020, and that will probably turn out to be an incomplete roster of retirees. It couldn't come at a better time for Democrats hoping to have a hand in redistricting the state's congressional delegation in 2021.
Land Commissioner George P. Bush linked the shooting with "white terrorism," while U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz called it a "heinous act of terrorism and white supremacy."
FBI Director Christopher Wray, in an appearance before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C., earlier this week, praised the…
Roy, a Republican from Austin who previously served as Cruz's chief of staff, has employed a kind of procedural troublemaking to frustrate Democrats — and some Republicans — in Congress.
The 2018 elections put some cracks in the Republican Party's dominance in Texas elections — enough to attract Democratic candidates into races they used to be too risk averse to consider.