Democratic competitor Wendy Davis claims Abbott is responsible for a 2006 interpretation of a consumer loan law that allowed payday lenders to charge fees as high as 25 percent of a loan’s value.
The White House and Texas Democrats are touting the health care overhaul and calling on Republican leaders to expand coverage for the poor.
Fort Worth outgrew city hall years ago. It now spends a million dollars a year to rent office space in other buildings. That money could go to buying the post office.
A relieved Susan Lopez-Craig walked out of court knowing she can continue to keep her name on the ballot in the race to unseat her former boss, Dallas County Precinct 5 Constable Beth Villarreal.
The former president’s office previously released a statement saying Mrs. Bush ‘is in great spirits, has already received visits from her husband and family, and is receiving fantastic care.’
Houston attorney Nandita Berry has been appointed Texas secretary of state, becoming the first Indian-American to be named the state’s chief elections officer.
The latest scion of one of America’s most powerful political dynasties is trying to convince voters he’s something other than what his famous surname suggests.
He’s known for coloring outside the lines in the staid U.S. Senate. Now children of all ages can color-in U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
Classrooms in Texas are dramatically changing in 2014. So might education politics in the governor’s race. Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis continued trading barbs over public schools, despite neither yet unveiling an education platform.
In a last-minute surprise late Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman filed paperwork to challenge fellow Texas Republican and powerful incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate next year.
A wealthy Dallas Dentist who spent lavishly while running unsuccessfully for Congress last year is challenging longtime incumbent U.S. Sen. John Cornyn.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is putting new emphasis on education in his campaign to replace Gov. Rick Perry.