Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who has fought vaccine mandates, tests positive for COVID-19

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who has fought vaccine mandates, tests positive for COVID-19 Paxton’s…

Ken Paxton violated law and must release records related to Jan. 6 Trump rally, district attorney says

Ken Paxton violated law and must release records related to Jan. 6 Trump rally, district attorney…

Probe of Texas National Guard border mission demanded over suicide attempts, abysmal conditions and delayed pay

Probe of Texas National Guard border mission demanded over suicide attempts, abysmal conditions and delayed pay …

State Rep. Celia Israel announces run for Austin mayor

State Rep. Celia Israel announces run for Austin mayor Former Austin mayor and Democratic state…

Texas lawmakers deplore mistreatment of National Guardsmen sent to border duty

Texas lawmakers deplore mistreatment of National Guardsmen sent to border duty Legislative leaders overseeing the…

Allen West blasts Gov. Greg Abbott over suicides, pay problems among National Guardsmen at the border

Allen West blasts Gov. Greg Abbott over suicides, pay problems among National Guardsmen at the border …

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick tested positive last week for COVID-19 but didn’t tell Texas right away

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick tested positive last week for COVID-19 but didn’t tell Texas right away …

Health agency warns Texas is running out of the only antibody treatment effective against the omicron variant

Health agency warns Texas is running out of the only antibody treatment effective against the omicron…

In his bid for attorney general, George P. Bush pitches himself as the toughest candidate on the border

In his bid for attorney general, George P. Bush pitches himself as the toughest candidate on…

Democrat Matthew Dowd ends campaign for Texas lieutenant governor, citing need for “greater diversity”

Democrat Matthew Dowd ends campaign for Texas lieutenant governor, citing need for “greater diversity” The…

Texas Democrats see focusing on power grid failure as a winning campaign strategy heading into 2022

Texas Democrats see focusing on power grid failure as a winning campaign strategy heading into 2022 …

State Sen. John Whitmire announces he will run for Houston mayor in 2023

State Sen. John Whitmire announces he will run for Houston mayor in 2023 Whitmire, the…

Texas Democrats rely on voters of color to be competitive. So why are their top statewide candidates mostly white?

Texas Democrats rely on voters of color to be competitive. So why are their top statewide…

Michelle Beckley, one of the Texas House’s most liberal members, joins Democratic primary for lieutenant governor

Michelle Beckley, one of the Texas House’s most liberal members, joins Democratic primary for lieutenant governor …

More Texas voters unhappy than satisfied over power grid, abortion and property taxes, UT/TT Poll finds

More Texas voters unhappy than satisfied over power grid, abortion and property taxes, UT/TT Poll finds …

Texas’ new political maps create safer districts for incumbents — and put an end to some challengers’ runs

Texas’ new political maps create safer districts for incumbents — and put an end to some…

Gov. Greg Abbott’s pick for top Texas election post worked with Trump to fight 2020 results

Gov. Greg Abbott’s pick for top Texas election post worked with Trump to fight 2020 results …

Texas state Sen. Kel Seliger, a Republican willing to buck his party leadership, will not seek reelection

Texas state Sen. Kel Seliger, a Republican willing to buck his party leadership, will not seek…

Mike Collier wants a rematch against Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. But first he’s got to beat fellow Democrat Matthew Dowd.

Mike Collier wants a rematch against Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. But first he’s got to beat…

Texas Senate approves congressional map that draws no new Black or Hispanic districts even as people of color fueled population growth

Texas Senate approves congressional map that draws no new Black or Hispanic districts even as people…

Senate approves map cementing GOP dominance in upper chamber, dividing up Tarrant county’s voters of color

Senate approves map cementing GOP dominance in upper chamber, dividing up Tarrant county’s voters of color …

This historically red Texas county diversified in the last decade. Now, Republicans are trying to divide up its voters of color.

This historically red Texas county diversified in the last decade. Now, Republicans are trying to divide…

Matthew Dowd, former George W. Bush strategist, to run as Democrat for Texas lieutenant governor

Matthew Dowd, former George W. Bush strategist, to run as Democrat for Texas lieutenant governor …

How much Texas gets from multistate, $26 billion opioid settlement hinges on how many local governments sign on

How much Texas gets from multistate, billion opioid settlement hinges on how many local governments sign…

Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick blast state bar investigation into Ken Paxton as “politically motivated”

Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick blast state bar investigation into Ken Paxton as “politically motivated” …

Despite his victory in Texas and no credible evidence of widespread fraud, Donald Trump calls for election audit legislation

Despite his victory in Texas and no credible evidence of widespread fraud, Donald Trump calls for…

Texas appellate justices appear skeptical of Attorney General Ken Paxton defense that he’s exempt from state’s whistleblower law

Texas appellate justices appear skeptical of Attorney General Ken Paxton defense that he’s exempt from state’s…

Bill tripling Texas’ border security budget and allocating $750 million to wall construction becomes law

Bill tripling Texas’ border security budget and allocating 0 million to wall construction becomes law …

Dan Patrick warns Democrats are allowing in immigrants for “silent revolution,” mirroring language of far-right extremists

Dan Patrick warns Democrats are allowing in immigrants for “silent revolution,” mirroring language of far-right extremists …

Ken Paxton's criminal case can be heard in his hometown of Collin County, after appeals court refuses to reconsider

Ken Paxton’s criminal case can be heard in his hometown of Collin County, after appeals court…

Gov. Greg Abbott calls special legislative session for redistricting, other conservative priorities starting Sept. 20

Gov. Greg Abbott calls special legislative session for redistricting, other conservative priorities starting Sept. 20 …

Texas’ second special session of the year is over. Here are five things you need to know.

Texas’ second special session of the year is over. Here are five things you need to…

Private donations for a Texas border wall have soared to $54 million. But it’s still unclear who’s giving.

Private donations for a Texas border wall have soared to million. But it’s still unclear who’s…

"I want to see if he has his big boy pants on": House Democrat challenges Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick over legislative staff funding

“I want to see if he has his big boy pants on”: House Democrat challenges Lt.…

Texas deploys firefighters and other aid to Louisiana for Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Texas deploys firefighters and other aid to Louisiana for Hurricane Ida recovery efforts Ida, which…

Texas House gives initial OK to adding $2 billion for border security as state moves to build border wall

Texas House gives initial OK to adding billion for border security as state moves to build…

After a nearly six-week exodus over GOP voting bill, enough Democrats return to Texas House to resume work

After a nearly six-week exodus over GOP voting bill, enough Democrats return to Texas House to…

Joe Biden takes aim at states blocking mask mandates, setting Gov. Greg Abbott up for showdown with feds

Joe Biden takes aim at states blocking mask mandates, setting Gov. Greg Abbott up for showdown…

Texas to spend $25 million on 2-mile concrete barrier amid Gov. Greg Abbott’s push for a state-funded border wall

Texas to spend million on 2-mile concrete barrier amid Gov. Greg Abbott’s push for a state-funded…

Texas Supreme Court allows for arrest of Democrats who don’t show up to Legislature

Texas Supreme Court allows for arrest of Democrats who don’t show up to Legislature The…

Austin judge signs order to block arrests of Democrats who refuse to return to Texas Capitol for special session

Austin judge signs order to block arrests of Democrats who refuse to return to Texas Capitol…

Democrats who fled Texas sue Gov. Greg Abbott, Speaker Dade Phelan, saying efforts to force their return violate their civil rights

Democrats who fled Texas sue Gov. Greg Abbott, Speaker Dade Phelan, saying efforts to force their…

Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texas National Guard to help with migrant arrests at the border

Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texas National Guard to help with migrant arrests at the border …

Gov. Greg Abbott promised “transparency and accountability” for border wall donations. But donors don’t have to use real names.

Gov. Greg Abbott promised “transparency and accountability” for border wall donations. But donors don’t have to…

Texas House Speaker offers Democrats free plane ride home to return to state

Texas House Speaker offers Democrats free plane ride home to return to state The plane…

El Paso Democrat Joe Moody stripped of leadership position in Texas House after leaving state with Democrats

El Paso Democrat Joe Moody stripped of leadership position in Texas House after leaving state with…

In first trip to U.S.-Mexico border as vice president, Kamala Harris focuses on causes of immigration

In first trip to U.S.-Mexico border as vice president, Kamala Harris focuses on causes of immigration …

Texans oppose permitless carry, but support expanding Medicaid and restricting transgender student athletes, UT/TT Poll finds

Texans oppose permitless carry, but support expanding Medicaid and restricting transgender student athletes, UT/TT Poll finds …

Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller running for reelection, instead of challenging Gov. Greg Abbott

Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller running for reelection, instead of challenging Gov. Greg Abbott Miller…

Watch live as Gov. Greg Abbott provides details about his plan to build a border wall at 3 p.m. Central on Wednesday

Watch live as Gov. Greg Abbott provides details about his plan to build a border wall…

Republicans think they can take South Texas — especially after a win in McAllen

Republicans think they can take South Texas — especially after a win in McAllen Statewide…

Lawyers prosecuting Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s fraud case challenge decision to move trial back to his home county

Lawyers prosecuting Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s fraud case challenge decision to move trial back to…

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott could be upsetting balance of powers with threat to veto Texas Legislature’s pay

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott could be upsetting balance of powers with threat to veto Texas Legislature’s…

Texas Senate bill dictating which school sports teams transgender children can join misses House deadline

Texas Senate bill dictating which school sports teams transgender children can join misses House deadline …

Multiple Senate GOP priorities fail in Texas House after last-ditch effort by Democrats to run out the clock

Multiple Senate GOP priorities fail in Texas House after last-ditch effort by Democrats to run out…

Priority bills imperiled as end-of-session tensions rise between Texas House and Senate

Priority bills imperiled as end-of-session tensions rise between Texas House and Senate House Speaker Dade…

Vengeance or politics? Democrat Harold Dutton explains why he advanced bill targeting transgender athletes, other GOP priorities

Vengeance or politics? Democrat Harold Dutton explains why he advanced bill targeting transgender athletes, other GOP…

Federal judge dismisses NRA bankruptcy case that would have allowed gun rights group to reorganize in Texas

Federal judge dismisses NRA bankruptcy case that would have allowed gun rights group to reorganize in…