Texas Senate Approves Eliminating Straight-Ticket VotingThe Texas Senate has preliminarily approved a bill eliminating straight-ticket voting statewide beginning in 2020.
Mayoral Positions, Council Seats & Bond Issues On May 6 BallotsNorth Texans head to the polls on Saturday to vote in municipal elections. City council seats are up for grabs this year in Dallas. Voters in Arlington, Fort Worth, Keller and Plano will be picking their next mayor.
Stakes High For Texas Voting Laws With 2018 Election LoomingThree losses in federal court in barely a month over its voting laws have raised the stakes for Texas at a hearing before a three-judge panel.
GOP Lawmakers Across The U.S. Push For Voting RestrictionsAs President Donald Trump hurls unfounded allegations of colossal fraud in last fall's election, lawmakers in at least 20 mostly Republican-led states are pushing to make it harder to register or to vote.
Citizens United Lawyer Targets Texas Campaign Finance LawsPolitical "dark money" and the founder of an organization tied to President Trump's accusations of voter fraud will be at the center of a Texas Supreme Court case that could reshape state campaign finance laws.
Clinton To Reflect On 2016 Race In New BookHillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump. Clinton is working on a book of personal essays that will come out this fall.
Irving Watch Party Cheers Trump's InaugurationRepublicans in North Texas are celebrating the peaceful transfer of power on Friday morning, after President Trump was officially sworn into office as the 45th leader of the United States.
Black Americans Weep At End Of Obama EraOn the night in 2008 when Barack Obama was elected the country's first black president, many black Americans wept. Eight years later, they weep again for the end of an era, and for the uncertain future they face.
Trump Taking Oath Of Office Amid Deep UncertaintyDonald Trump is set to stand in front of the U.S. Capitol, place his hand on Abraham Lincoln's Bible and take the oath of office as the next President of the United States. And the world will hold its breath.
Texas Couple's Board Game Pokes Fun At 2016 ElectionWhile the actual 2016 election season took an emotional toll on many people, one Fort Worth couple is trying to put a lighter spin on things with a satirical board game that pokes fun at the campaigning.
Clintons To Attend Trump InaugurationFalling in line with tradition, Bill and Hillary Clinton plan to attend Donald Trump's inauguration. It will put Hillary Clinton on the inaugural platform as her rival from the 2016 campaign assumes the office.
Trump Not Sold On Russian Link To HackingDonald Trump said that "no computer is safe" when it comes to keeping information private, expressing new skepticism about the security of the online communications that his administration is likely to use.