Dallas Small Businessman Launches Democratic Bid For GovernorDallas businessman Jeffrey Payne launched his campaign for governor before nearly 100 supporters at the Dallas Hyatt Regency Saturday night.
Texas' Castro Again Says He's Not Planning Gubernatorial RunU.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro is repeating that he has no plans to run for Texas governor despite the state's Democratic Party chairman insisting last week that the congressman's still considering it.
Former Gov. Mark White, 77, Remembered At Houston FuneralWhite, who battled kidney cancer, died Saturday.
Texas Democrats Don't Have Candidate For GovernorAfter high-profile candidates lost decisively in the last two elections, the Democratic party in Texas now finds itself in unprecedented territory for the 2018 ballot: with no major candidate to run.
Abbott's Picks For UT Regents Headed To Full Texas SenateA state Senate committee has approved Gov. Greg Abbott's three nominees for the University of Texas System Board of Regents.
Texas Governor Says 'Sanctuary' Jail Will Cost Sheriff JobTexas Gov. Greg Abbott is escalating a standoff with Austin's sheriff over so-called "sanctuary cities" policies and now says he will seek new laws to remove her from office.
Abbott Selects Longtime Aide To Lead Texas Health CommissionGov. Greg Abbott has selected one his longtime aides to take over the state's massive health agency.
DISD's Morath Sworn In As Texas Education CommissionerFormer Dallas school board member Mike Morath has taken over as head of the Texas Education Agency.
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry Suspends His Presidential CampaignFormer Texas Governor Rick Perry has decided to drop out of the 2016 presidential race.
New Lt. Gov. Patrick Promises More Conservative TexasTea party favorite Dan Patrick has been sworn in as Texas' new lieutenant governor and will oversee the powerful state Senate.
Governor-Elect Abbott Goes One-On-One With CBS 11 NewsGovernor-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.
EXCLUSIVE: Governor Perry Looks Ahead, Reflects On Years In OfficeRick Perry is a giant in Texas politics. And after serving 14 years as Governor, he's spending his final days in office.