By Michael Barone | 03/05/14 03:29 PM
Yesterday's results suggest that the “paint Texas blue” project has not made much headway.
03/05/14 03:13 PM
Mostyn HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – In the wake of hurricanes Ike and Rita, no lawyer profited more from the storms, financially and politically, than plaintiffs attorney Steve Mostyn. In fact, Mostyn, founder of the Mostyn Law Firm in Houston, is so involved in Texas politics that he keeps an...
By Ramit Plushnick-Masti | 03/05/14 08:37 AM
Deep beneath the surface of Texas' only naturally formed lake there used to swim a massive, open-mouthed dinosaur-era fish with a long snout and prized caviar. Now, decades after the paddlefish was almost completely wiped out, it's coming back to Caddo Lake.
By Associated Press | 03/05/14 06:55 AM
First, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's dreams of higher political office were snatched away by Ted Cruz and the tea party, who defeated him in a bid to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate. Now he's fighting just to keep his job.
By Rebecca Berg | 03/04/14 10:22 AM
Having fended off a baffling challenge from Rep. Steve Stockman, Texas Sen. John Cornyn appears poised to glide to victory in the Republican primary contest Tuesday. In a recent poll, Cornyn held a commanding lead over Stockman among likely voters, with 62 percent to 16 percent.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/03/14 10:18 AM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry appeared pleased that Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey took some time to thank God during his acceptance speech after winning the award for Best Actor.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:21 PM
President Obama will travel to Houston in April to raise money for House and Senate candidates.
02/27/14 06:30 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) — Last week, Texas-based Crossroads Systems Inc. filed lawsuits against Cisco Systems Inc., NetApp Inc. and Quantum Corp. in federal court. The company, headquartered in Austin, specializes in data storage technology. In all three complaints, filed Feb....
02/28/14 03:21 PM
Hugh Kelly HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – While many contend Republicans and tort reform go hand-in-hand, one influential Texas businessman says the GOP challengers running against the incumbent Texas Supreme Court justices are not pro-tort reform. On Thursday, Hugh Kelly, co-founder of Texans...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/28/14 02:17 PM
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is facing Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis in the state's gubernatorial race, denounced a local Democratic Party official who reportedly described Abbott's wife as a "prop" for Hispanic outreach. "It's deeply offensive that a Democrat elected official...
02/26/14 09:02 PM
Hecht HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – A new poll, devised to highlight one of Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht’s more controversial rulings, shows voters are less likely to vote him after learning about the 22-year-old ruling. On Feb. 25 Texans for Justice, a group with the aim of...
By David Freddoso | 02/26/14 07:24 PM
If you follow politics, you've probably read at least two articles in the last year on how Democrats hope, expect, and/or are working to turn Texas from a Republican-dominated state into a Democratic one. It's a legitimate story based on the state's rapidly changing demographics. Texas'...
By Chris Tomlinson | 02/26/14 01:44 PM
A federal judge has struck down Texas' ban on gay marriage, but is leaving it in place pending a ruling by an appeals court later this year. Judge Orlando Garcia issued a preliminary injunction on the ban Wednesday, then suspended his ruling.
By Charlie Spiering | 02/26/14 01:33 PM
On his show Wednesday, conservative broadcaster Glenn Beck revealed to Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, that he had plans to speak to "Friends of Abe," a secret group of conservatives in Hollywood.
By Charlie Spiering | 02/26/14 01:04 PM
During a conversation with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, conservative broadcaster Glenn Beck interrupted him to inquire about his soul.
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