Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis called Saturday for offering pre-kindergarten programs for all Texas youngsters despite the steep price tag — saying anything less would doom many students to failure later in school.
Likely Republican nominee for Governor Greg Abbott returned to North Texas Monday when he made an appearance in McKinney.
Gov. Rick Perry’s announcement that after nearly thirteen years in office, he won’t seek a fourth full term next year begs the question — what’s next?
Are you ready to get Kinky? After several failed attempts to reach the governor’s mansion a Texas singer, songwriter, humorist and aspiring politician isn’t giving up. Kinky Friedman says a lot of people are upset with the way things are being run in Texas.
The Fort Worth Police Department has been selected by the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte to deploy bike officers to the convention.
Texas Democrats have the longest losing streak in the nation, having lost every race for statewide office since 1994, but with Republicans stressing greater conservatism and fresh faces running as Democrats, they hope to turn that around.
Many races are on the ballot, but the race with the biggest political stakes is the Republican primary for the open U.S. Senate seat.
Democrats have three top candidates to choose from in the primary race for the U.S. Senate, but their ultimate choice will probably say more about the party’s future in Texas than who goes to Washington next year.
Ruth Baker, known to her south Fort Worth neighbors as “Cookie,” and Ann Cruz Favela, a church youth leader on the north side, wanted change when they cast their votes in the 2008 elections.
A Harvard study of voters suggests those who attended July 4 events as children are more likely than others to side with the Republican party later in life.
The Texas House has voted against a budget bill that slashes $4 billion from public education, throwing the special session into disarray a day before its expected conclusion.
Once again, more outbursts and name calling have peppered the Dallas County Commissioners Court. This time an outgoing commissioner took exception with a new redistricting plan.