Political News

San Antonio Councilman Investigated by Police, FBI
Photo: Flickr/Nan Palmero

San Antonio Councilman Investigated by Police, FBI

San Antonio's police chief says local and federal authorities are investigating a city councilman over public corruption allegations. Read »

Sep 17, 2014
New Ads in Governor's Race Hit TV

New Ads in Governor's Race Hit TV

In the past few days, both Attorney General Greg Abbott and Sen. Wendy Davis have new ads on television. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Dallas Mayor's Spokesman Resigns to Run for Council

Dallas Mayor's Spokesman Resigns to Run for Council

The spokesman for Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has resigned to run for City Council. Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Sen. Ted Cruz Returns to SC to Raise Money for GOP

Sen. Ted Cruz Returns to SC to Raise Money for GOP

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is back in South Carolina to help raise money for the state Republican Party's election... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders "Thinking" About Running for President

Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders fueled speculation about his 2016 plans over the weekend, telling "Meet... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Lone Star Politics: September 14, 2014

Lone Star Politics: September 14, 2014

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Gromer Jeffers and Wayne Slater from The Dallas Morning News discuss the... Watch »

Sep 14, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Cruz's Popularity

Lone Star Politics: Cruz's Popularity

On Lone Star Politics, The Dallas Morning News Senior Political Writer Wayne Slater assesses the popularity of Texas... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Davis Memoir

Lone Star Politics: Davis Memoir

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, Gromer Jeffers and Wayne Slater from The Dallas Morning News discuss the... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Lone Star Politics: Houston Vs. Paxton

Lone Star Politics: Houston Vs. Paxton

On this week’s Lone Star Politics, the Democratic candidate for Attorney General, Sam Houston, claims his opponent... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Calif. State Sen. Gets Jail Time for Lying About Residence

Calif. State Sen. Gets Jail Time for Lying About Residence

California State Sen. Rod Wright has been sentenced to 90 days in Los Angeles County jail for lying about his legal... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Texas Abortion Restrictions at US Appeals Court

Texas Abortion Restrictions at US Appeals Court

A federal appeals court that has already upheld a Texas law restricting abortions is hearing arguments about an even... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Texas Democrats Seek Federal Probe of Raid

Texas Democrats Seek Federal Probe of Raid

Texas Democrats have asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate a raid by Texas Attorney General... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Ground Attack Necessary to Defeat ISIS: Pete Sessions

Ground Attack Necessary to Defeat ISIS: Pete Sessions

U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Dallas) Thursday predicted American combat forces will need to fight ISIS on the... Watch »

Sep 11, 2014
Beheadings Don't Justify Strikes Against ISIS: U.S. Rep.

Beheadings Don't Justify Strikes Against ISIS: U.S. Rep.

U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Dallas) argued the beheading of two American journalists by ISIS does not justify... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Abbott Again Questions Davis' Book Tour During Race

Abbott Again Questions Davis' Book Tour During Race

Democrat Wendy Davis is again disputing ethics allegations raised by Republican opponent Greg Abbott over her... Read »

Sep 11, 2014
Cruz Walks Out After Pro-Israel Comments Draw Boos

Cruz Walks Out After Pro-Israel Comments Draw Boos

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz said he walked out of a speech Wednesday night to a Christian organization after... Read »

Sep 11, 2014
Romney Inner Circle Meeting in Washington

Romney Inner Circle Meeting in Washington

Members of Mitt Romney's inner circle are shooting down speculation about the former Republican... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
What Impact With Davis' Memoir Have on Race?

What Impact With Davis' Memoir Have on Race?

The Dallas Morning News' Gromer Jeffers discusses the timing of Sen. Wendy Davis' memoir "Forgetting to... Watch »

Sep 9, 2014
Wendy Davis Releases Memoir

Wendy Davis Releases Memoir

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis is opening up about her personal life as she releases a memoir less than two... Watch »

Sep 8, 2014
Abbott Responds to Davis' Abortion Revelation

Abbott Responds to Davis' Abortion Revelation

Greg Abbott, GOP candidate for Texas governor responds to Wendy Davis' revelation that she had an Read »

Sep 6, 2014
What's New
Help Decide Our Coverage
We want to know what you want to know in the race for Texas governor. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out