Rash Of Retirements Triggers Texas Political BonanzaAn unusual rash of seven congressional retirements is triggering a stampede among ambitious Democrats and Republicans in Austin.
Harvey Tests Political Opposites In Texas' Abbott, TurnerHarvey's devastation is testing Houston Democratic Mayor Sylvester Turner and Republican Gov. Greg Abbott -- two leaders whose personal styles are as divergent as their politics.
Gun Advocates Mill Part Of Handgun On State Capitol StepsIn 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.
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.
Cornyn Tops Alameel To Win Third US Senate TermU.S. Sen. John Cornyn has defeated little-known Democrat David Alameel to win his third term.
GOP's Ken Paxton Elected Texas Attorney GeneralRepublican Ken Paxton has been elected Texas attorney general.
Greg Abbott Defeats Davis, Elected Texas GovernorRepublican Greg Abbott has been elected Texas governor in a decisive victory over Democrat Wendy Davis
Texas GOP Closing In On Another Election Day Sweep
George P. Bush Is Officially Running For Texas Office George P. Bush is officially running for Texas land commissioner — ending months of speculation about which statewide office the grandson of one former president and nephew of another planned to seek.
Anti-Abortion Rally In State CapitolAn estimated 3,000 people have marched on the state Capitol for an anti-abortion rally to mark the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.
Tom DeLay Still Waiting To Learn Legal Fate Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay - is waiting to learn his legal fate since being convicted nearly two years ago for his role in a scheme to influence Texas elections - is praying for vindication but also preparing for the possibility of imprisonment.
Texas Legislature Adjourns Regular SessionThe Texas Legislature adjourned the 82nd regular session Monday, but will be back on Tuesday for a special session to tackle pending budget matters.