The swirling force of Texas politics

Sep 30, 2013

Big Week Ahead For Wendy Davis

Big Week Ahead For Wendy Davis

Fort Worth Democrat and political rising star Wendy Davis talks to conference days before announcement, possibly to run for Texas Governor.

Sep 28, 2013

Gov. Perry: Stop Obamacare But Not The Government

Gov. Perry: Stop Obamacare But Not The Government

Perry: federal health care law has failed but he doesn't want to shut down the government to stop it.

Sep 8, 2013

Texas Lawmakers Showered With Free Football Tickets

Texas Lawmakers Showered With Free Football Tickets

Lawmakers given free Cowboys and college football tickets.

Aug 3, 2013

Republican To Challenge Dallas DA Craig Watkins

Republican To Challenge Dallas DA Craig Watkins

Embattled Dallas DA Watkins draws 2014 Republican challenger.

Apr 29, 2013

Early Voting Begins for May 11 Elections

Early Voting Begins for May 11 Elections

Early voting in person begins Monday for the May 11 elections. Citizens have until May 7 to vote early.

Mar 18, 2013

Texas Lawmakers May Cut Perry's Power

Texas Lawmakers May Cut Perry's Power

One state bill under consideration seeks to impose a two-term limit.

Jan 10, 2013

Perry to Address Conservative Policy Gathering

Perry to Address Conservative Policy Gathering

Gov. Rick Perry is delivering the keynote address at an annual policy orientation organized by a leading state conservative think tank.

Jan 3, 2013

Ted Cruz to be Sworn in as U.S. Senator from Texas

Ted Cruz to be Sworn in as U.S. Senator from Texas

Tea party favorite Ted Cruz will be sworn in Thursday as the first Hispanic to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate.

Dec 17, 2012

Perry to Speak at NRH Tea Party Meeting

Perry to Speak at NRH Tea Party Meeting

Gov. Rick Perry is to speak at a North Texas tea party event Monday, trying to shore up that base as he mulls another run for governor and possibly a second presidential run.

Dec 6, 2012

Dewhurst Talks Higher Education for 2013 Session

Dewhurst Talks Higher Education for 2013 Session

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is scheduled to discuss higher education in Fort Worth and how the state's universities may be affected in the 2013 legislative session.

Top Stories
Man Stabs Woman With Screwdriver at Gym: Irving Police

Man Stabs Woman With Screwdriver at Gym: Irving Police

Police say employees of an Irving gym detained a man who stabbed a woman with a screwdriver until police arrived Tuesday morning.

Dallas-Bound SWA Flight Target of Online Threat

Dallas-Bound SWA Flight Target of Online Threat

A Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines flight was among two that were targeted by threats Monday on social media.

2 Wearing Scrubs Robbed FW Store at Gunpoint: Police

2 Wearing Scrubs Robbed FW Store at Gunpoint: Police

Haltom City police say they need help finding two men who wore scrubs when robbing a cellphone store and tying up an employee and customer.

Man's Facebook Post Helps Police Catch Him

Man's Facebook Post Helps Police Catch Him

A North Texas man learned the hard way about what not to post on Facebook.

Northeast Blizzard: What You Should Know

Northeast Blizzard: What You Should Know

A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding coastal eastern Long Island into Maine with high winds and heavy snow, but it failed to live up to the hype in big cities...

North Texas Teen Marks One Year Since Skydiving Mishap

North Texas Teen Marks One Year Since Skydiving Mishap

One year removed from the skydiving accident that could have killed her, a North Texas teen is thankful for the life she has.