The swirling force of Texas politics

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.

Oct 6, 2012

Tarrant County Race Watched Across Texas

Tarrant County Race Watched Across Texas

Close state Senate race between Wendy Davis and Mark Shelton could help define the next Legislative session.

Oct 3, 2012

Texas Senate Hopefuls Trade Barbs in Debate

Texas Senate Hopefuls Trade Barbs in Debate

The two candidates vying for Texas' open U.S. Senate seat are trading repeated and increasingly heated barbs during their first debate.

Sep 27, 2012

Perry Denies Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Perry Denies Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Governor Rick Perry says he was misdiagnosed with the condition during the campaign.

Sep 24, 2012

Fred Meyer, Former Texas GOP Chairman, Dies

Fred Meyer, Former Texas GOP Chairman, Dies

Fred Meyer, a former chairman of the Dallas and state Republican Party has died

Sep 13, 2012

Perry Blames Obama Administration for Libya Attack

Perry Blames Obama Administration for Libya Attack

Gov. Rick Perry is blaming the Obama administration for the death of a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in an attack in the Libyan city of Benghazi.

Sep 7, 2012

Court Stays Texas Voter-Registration Injunction

Court Stays Texas Voter-Registration Injunction

An appeals court has stayed an injunction that had blocked enforcement of parts of Texas' new voter registration laws.

Sep 4, 2012

DNC Keynote Castro Follows Mother's Tough Path

DNC Keynote Castro Follows Mother's Tough Path

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is a rising star in the Democrats' firmament with a collection of mostly favorable media profiles, a landslide re-election last year and speculation about whether he'll become...

Aug 30, 2012

Court Rejects Texas Voter ID Law

Court Rejects Texas Voter ID Law

A federal court has ruled against a Texas law that would require voters to present photo IDs to election officials before being allowed to cast ballots in November.

Aug 22, 2012

Romney Raises Money in Midland

Romney Raises Money in Midland

Republican Mitt Romney has used stops in West Texas to raise money for his GOP presidential campaign.

Top Stories
Meteorologist Shot Outside TV Station Speaks

Meteorologist Shot Outside TV Station Speaks

A meteorologist shot outside a Waco-area TV station last week spoke to the media Monday afternoon at Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, where he continues to recover.

I-35E Reopens After Truck Spills Bricks

I-35E Reopens After Truck Spills Bricks

All lanes of northbound Interstate 35E have reopened Monday afternoon in Carrollton after a flatbed truck carrying bricks spilled them onto the highway.

Youth Minister Indicted for Child Porn

Youth Minister Indicted for Child Porn

An indictment states that a recently arrested former Garland youth minister asked a minor to text him sexually explicit pictures in August.

Texas 10 Most Wanted Caught in Dallas

Texas 10 Most Wanted Caught in Dallas

A convicted felon on the Texas Department of Public Safety's 10 Most Wanted sex offenders list has been caught at a home in Dallas.

Singer Joe Cocker Dead at 70

Singer Joe Cocker Dead at 70

British singer Joe Cocker, who had hits that included "You Are So Beautiful" and "Up Where We Belong," and a contortionist style of performance memorably parodied by John Belushi on "Saturday Night Live,"...

Armored Car Driver, Money Missing in Amarillo

Armored Car Driver, Money Missing in Amarillo

Amarillo police say an armored car has been robbed and the driver is missing and believed to be in danger.