By Associated Press | 12/05/13 10:08 AM
Traffic checkpoints along the Texas border that critics say were state-operated immigration traps won't be deployed again without lawmaker support, Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw said Wednesday.
By Associated Press | 12/02/13 10:53 AM
HOUSTON -- Sick of losing on Election Day, they huddled candidates on their 2014 statewide ticket in a hotel ballroom and bristled at being outspent and outnumbered by political rivals in Texas who they talked up as sophisticated and savvy. But this was no meeting of hapless Texas Democrats....
By Associated Press | 11/30/13 11:22 AM
Some Texas Republicans are sounding alarms about the brains behind President Obama's re-election now trying to turn their state blue.
By Paul Bedard | 11/25/13 03:28 PM
This week's Mainstream Media Scream features a column in the Washington Post's coverage of the 50th anniversary of former President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas. In it, University of Texas journalism professor Bill Minutaglio used the killing to impugn the Tea Party and Texas...
11/25/13 10:56 AM
(www.salon.com) The Science Guy weighs in on how teaching kids about evolution will impact the U.S. economy well into the future
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 11:14 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas voters won't have a hard time telling the difference between the Republican and Democratic candidates next year. With the addition of San Antonio Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, attorney Sam Houston and party activist Steve Brown last week, the Democratic slate offers a...
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 10:31 AM
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) — A Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a newspaper reported Saturday. Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank Coan added into the case docket for...
By Associated Press | 11/23/13 12:23 PM
When young Texas conservatives announced a "catch an illegal immigrant" game, they expected condemnation from the left. But the surprise came when fellow Texas Republicans either denounced them or remained conspicuously silent.
By Will Weissert | 11/22/13 08:41 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — The long-simmering battle over teaching evolution in Texas boiled over at a late-night meeting, as the Board of Education extended preliminary approval of new science books for use in classrooms across the state but held up one biology text because of alleged factual errors.
By Associated Press | 11/20/13 07:17 AM
A third of Texas' abortion clinics will stay closed after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to intervene in an ongoing legal dispute over a tough new law that Planned Parenthood claims unconstitutionally restricts women's rights.
By Philip Klein | 12/05/13
By Richard Pollock | 12/06/13
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By Byron York | 12/08/13