Governor-elect Greg Abbott raised a lot of eyebrows when he criticized locally-approved ordinances such as Denton’s ban on fracking and Dallas’ ban on plastic bags — calling it the “Californication” of Texas.
In front of the state capitol, gun rights advocates with the group Come and Take it Texas, used a machine to make the lower part of a gun and a point.
Calling it his First Amendment right to freedom of speech, a Richardson man has posted his personal view about the state of the country outside his small business.
The legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central American children entering the country illegally has come into sharp focus.
Texas Democrats say the solution for dealing with the thousands of immigrant children pouring into the country is a softer, more measured policy response, while state Republicans emphasize clamping down on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Texas Democrats are pouring into Dallas in anticipation of this weekend’s state party convention. The quiet of the halls of Dallas’ Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Thursday belies the noise that will soon be generated.
More than 200 of the nation’s mayors descended on Dallas for the summer U.S. Conference of Mayors. Aerobics and a continental breakfast on the Continental Street Bridge provided an initial welcome, then there was a quick return to the routine.
Analysts say despite persistent attacks against it, the Tea Party here in Texas flexed its political muscle in the state primary Tuesday.
Likely Republican nominee for Governor Greg Abbott returned to North Texas Monday when he made an appearance in McKinney.
CBS 11 News reporter Jack Fink sat down with U.S. Senator Ted Cruz on October 22, 2013. It was a lengthy interview that Cruz granted exclusively to CBS 11 News. Watch the entire interview as it was conducted.
Democrat Wendy Davis promised a more populist and bipartisan state government in Texas as she declared her long-anticipated candidacy for governor Thursday, but she didn’t mention abortion rights, the subject that brought her to national attention.
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed a former journalist as new chief of staff as he prepares for retirement.