By Alex Samuels, July 9, 2020; Patrick Svitek contributed to this report. Judging from March, the ideological left wing of the Democratic Party in Texas should be inconsolable. After months of high hopes, the faction ran into a centrist buzz saw in the March 3 primary. Joe Biden practically locked up the Democratic presidential nomination,
Homeless Austin residents say life at the shelter in the southeast Austin neighborhood of Montopolis is an improvement for them — but still an incomplete solution to life without steady shelter. Eddie Gaspar/The Texas Tribune As the governor latches on to violent incidents to criticize Austin city leaders, people experiencing homelessness say he’s painting them with
Special interest groups and their lobbyists don't like to campaign against incumbent legislators, for fear they'll suffer if those incumbents return for another session. That "friendly incumbent" policy has spread to lawmakers themselves.
The Republican elation and Democratic misery over this week's special election in Fort Bend County is just the first wave of the 2020 election year. They have dozens of battles ahead of them.
Health officials said Monday that there were no confirmed cases in the state.
Gary Gates greets the crowd during his election night watch party at Gallery Furniture in Richmond on Tuesday. Annie Mulligan for The Texas Tribune Democrats had hoped the race would build momentum for their push to take control of the Texas House in November. The Houston-area contest garnered national attention and overshadowed two other special election
The rules establish new criteria for who can be considered to be dependent on the U.S. government for benefits and thus ineligible for green cards and a path to U.S. citizenship.
By Sam Manas January 23, 2020 Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz launched a podcast this week, saying he’ll use it to air his daily musings about the historic Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Cruz he is a juror along with the other members of the U.S. Senate. His first episode of the podcast,
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