The swirling force of Texas politics

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.

Nov 29, 2012

Dewhurst to Preview Upcoming Legislative Session

Dewhurst to Preview Upcoming Legislative Session

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst will give a North Texas business group a preview of what he sees as the compelling issues to be faced by the session of the Texas Legislature convening in January.

Nov 9, 2012

Bush Family Member to Run for Office?

Bush Family Member to Run for Office?

George P. Bush, the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, could be throwing his hat into the political arena.

Nov 4, 2012

Irving Police Tweet Increase in Burglaries

Irving Police Tweet Increase in Burglaries

Irving police use their new Twitter account to tweet about a string of burglaries in Valley Ranch.

Nov 4, 2012

Crunch Time for Candidates in State Senate Race

Crunch Time for Candidates in State Senate Race

Both candidates had a busy Sunday campaigning and making public appearances at area events.

Top Stories
48 People Taken off Ebola Watch List at Midnight

48 People Taken off Ebola Watch List at Midnight

Dozens of people were taken off the Ebola watch list at midnight Monday, a major hurdle in the fight against the spread of Ebola in the U.S.

1 Dead After Vehicle Rolled in Grand Prairie

1 Dead After Vehicle Rolled in Grand Prairie

Grand Prairie police say one person is dead after a rollover wreck on Interstate 20 early Monday morning.

Texas Tech Football Player Injured in Shooting

Texas Tech Football Player Injured in Shooting

Police say Texas Tech wide receiver Jakeem Grant was released from the hospital Sunday after being injured in an off-campus shooting.

Police: Woman Damages Husband's Vehicle During Football Game

Police: Woman Damages Husband's Vehicle During Football Game

Authorities say a Bexar County woman slashed the tires of her estranged husband's vehicle before pouring gasoline on it and lighting it on fire.

Vinson "In No Way Careless" Prior to Ebola Diagnosis

Vinson "In No Way Careless" Prior to Ebola Diagnosis

The family of Ebola patient Amber Vinson released a statement Sunday, indicating the Dallas nurse had not been careless in the days preceding her diagnosis.

Duncan's Fiancée: "We Have Lost So Much"

Duncan's Fiancée: "We Have Lost So Much"

The first group of people exposed to Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to die from Ebola in the United States, will no longer be considered at risk for the Ebola virus at midnight on Sunday.