Fort Worth Democrat and political rising star Wendy Davis talks to conference days before announcement, possibly to run for Texas Governor.
Perry: federal health care law has failed but he doesn't want to shut down the government to stop it.
Lawmakers given free Cowboys and college football tickets.
Embattled Dallas DA Watkins draws 2014 Republican challenger.
Early voting in person begins Monday for the May 11 elections. Citizens have until May 7 to vote early.
One state bill under consideration seeks to impose a two-term limit.
Gov. Rick Perry is delivering the keynote address at an annual policy orientation organized by a leading state conservative think tank.
Tea party favorite Ted Cruz will be sworn in Thursday as the first Hispanic to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate.
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.
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.