Supreme Court Blocks Lower Court Ruling On Texas DistrictsThe 5-4 order issued late Tuesday means the state almost certainly will hold elections next year in districts that were struck down as racially discriminatory.
Federal Judge Blocks Texas Voter ID LawTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton promises to appeal the ruling.
Hillary Clinton Calling New Book "What Happened"Hillary Clinton is calling her new book "What Happened," and promising unprecedented candor as she looks back at her stunning presidential election defeat last year to Donald Trump.
Abbott Has $41 Million For 2018, But No Major OpponentGov. Greg Abbott is starting his re-election bid with nearly $41 million on hand, giving the Republican a formidable head start on any potential challenger in 2018. But no Democratic opponent has emerged.
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.