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.
An 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.
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.
The Texas Legislature adjourned the 82nd regular session Monday, but will be back on Tuesday for a special session to tackle pending budget matters.
Former Gov. Bill Clements, the first Republican governor in Texas since Reconstruction, has died at 94, according to Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst.
Retired Army Lt. Ricardo Sanchez, who was commander of coalition forces in Iraq when the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal became public, says Democratic Party operatives have recruited him for a possible U.S. Senate run.
The 82nd Texas State Legislature is underway, and both sides of the aisles are hard at work on the budget, the continued immigration debate, and banning a fake drug that acts like the real one.