The swirling force of Texas politics

Feb 12, 2014

Davis to Announce Bid for Governor

Davis to Announce Bid for Governor

When Wendy Davis walks into the coliseum where she received her high school diploma on Thursday to announce a bid to become Texas governor, she will also walk onto a national stage from which she'll call...

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.

Top Stories
Ethan Couch Moved to Tarrant County Adult Jail

Ethan Couch Moved to Tarrant County Adult Jail

Ethan Couch, the Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving crash, was moved Friday afternoon from a juvenile detention center to the Tarrant County Correction Center in Downtown...

D/FW Airport Police More Visible Following NBC 5 Investigation

D/FW Airport Police More Visible Following NBC 5 Investigation

One day after an NBC 5 investigation found cars abandoned in front of D/FW Airport terminals, the team went back to and saw police right away -- even catching one driver on camera who left his car empty right in...

Agent Drops Manziel; Family Concerned for His Well-Being

Agent Drops Manziel; Family Concerned for His Well-Being

Johnny Manziel's agent severs ties with Cleveland Browns quarterback the day after police released a report alleging that Manziel assaulted his girlfriend.

2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Mesquite Contained

2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Mesquite Contained

Firefighters have contained a two-alarm apartment fire in Mesquite.

Strong Quake Hits Taiwan, Many Trapped in Toppled Building

Strong Quake Hits Taiwan, Many Trapped in Toppled Building

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling at least one high-rise residential building where rescuers pulled out more than 160 people. Dozens of others are still believed to...

Students Vote to Rename School Named for Confederate General

Students Vote to Rename School Named for Confederate General

Students at a Dallas middle school have voted to rename their campus that now carries the moniker of a Confederate general.