Ann Richards

File photo of a Texas GOP member. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Surprises Likely In Texas Primary Races

A member of the Bush dynasty, a history-making feat, heavyweights trying to survive, and winter weather. Primary elections in Texas on Tuesday figure to be anything but ordinary.

03/04/2014

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) leads a rally in support of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions at the Texas state capitol on July 1, 2013. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

SMU Political Analyst Says Davis Should Stay Put

State Sen. Wendy Davis has been encouraged by Democrats to run for the Texas Governor’s office in 2014. But SMU political scientist Cal Jillson thinks it would be a bad move.

08/23/2013

Republican presidential candidate Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks to the media at Hyatt Place January 19, 2012 in North Charleston, South Carolina. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Perry Speaking At Plano Chamber Luncheon

Governor Rick Perry is speaking in Plano on Wednesday while dismissing calls for him to reimburse the state for security during his failed presidential run.

04/18/2012

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 8:  Former Texas Governor, the Honorable Ann Richards gives a speech following the second Presidential debate at the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Event : "Policitics, Sex & Cocktails" on October 8, 2004 at Astra West at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

New Play About Ann Richards Opens In Washington

A new play about the memorable former Texas Gov. Ann Richards is opening at the Kennedy Center in Washington.

12/21/2011

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Announces His Candidacy For The GOP Presidential Nomination

Strategists From Across The Aisle React To Perry’s Announcement

If President Obama wore boots, like Rick Perry does, now would be the time to shake in them. Republican primary voters now have a candidate in Perry that they can not only be excited about, but who actually has a shot at beating Mr. Obama for the White House.

08/13/2011