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Ken Paxton

AUSTIN, TX -  File Image -Attorney General Ken Paxton at a press conference February 18, 2015 in Austin, Texas.   (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Prosecutor Says He’ll Bring In Texas Rangers On Paxton Case

Prosecutors say a criminal complaint against Attorney General Ken Paxton over an admitted securities violation will be examined by the Texas Rangers.

04/09/2015

(credit: kenpaxton.com)

Paxton Sues Over Same-Sex Benefits

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing the federal labor department over a plan that would extend family and medical leave benefits to married same-sex couples.

03/19/2015

1st Texas gay marriage

Paxton Argues Gay Couple’s Marriage Is Void

As a newlywed lesbian couple in Texas celebrate defying a statewide ban on gay marriage, the state’s attorney general is preparing to tell a court why their nuptials are invalid.

02/20/2015

(credit: kenpaxton.com)

Perry, Abbott, Cruz To Witness Paxton Take Oath

Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz are among several powerful Texas Republicans scheduled to attend the swearing-in of new state Attorney General Ken Paxton.

01/05/2015

(credit: kenpaxton.com)

GOP’s Ken Paxton Elected Texas Attorney General

Republican Ken Paxton has been elected Texas attorney general.

CBS 11–11/04/2014

Tea Party Groups Hold Rally At Texas State Capitol

Texas Tea Party Even Stronger After Runoffs

Losing ground elsewhere across the country, the tea party emerged from Tuesday’s Texas primary runoffs mightier than ever in the nation’s biggest conservative stronghold.

05/28/2014

Voters cast their ballots at a polling station on March 6, 2012 in Ohio. (credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Runoffs Will Decide Several Texas Races

A scramble to fill statewide offices in one of the biggest turnovers in Texas government history began with Tuesday’s primary, but several of the key contests will require runoffs.

03/05/2014

The Texas state capitol in Austin. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Use Of Religion Criticized In Texas Speaker’s Race

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus and two challengers are criticizing use of religion as unacceptable personal attacks on him.

CBSDFW.COM–11/18/2010

Rep. Ken Paxton of McKinney (credit: Texas House of Representatives)

McKinney’s Paxton Enters Texas Speaker’s Race

Republican Rep. Ken Paxton of McKinney is jumping into the Texas House speaker’s race.

CBSDFW.COM–11/11/2010