Senate Candidate O'Rourke Apologizes For 'Demeaning' 1991 Student ArticleCongressman Beto O'Rourke wrote in Columbia University's student newspaper nearly 30 years ago a Broadway musical featured actresses "whose only qualifications seem to be their phenomenally large breasts and tight buttocks."
Justice Kennedy Retiring, Giving Trump Major High Court PickThe 81-year-old Kennedy, often a voice of moderation over three decades on the court, provided the key vote on such closely divided issues as affirmative action, guns, campaign finance and voting rights in addition to same-sex marriage and the right to abortion.
Justice Kennedy Retiring; Trump Gets 2nd Supreme Court PickSupreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy say Wednesday he is retiring, giving President Donald Trump the chance to cement conservative control of the high court.
Democratic States Fighting Texas Lawsuit Targeting Affordable Care ActThe Texas lawsuit argues the Affordable Care Act is no longer constitutional after changes made as part of the Republican-backed tax overhaul that eliminates fines for not having coverage.
What Valdez & White Must Do To Win Democratic Runoff For Texas GovernorFormer Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez and Houston businessman Andrew White will face off after beating seven others in their race.
Obama-Backed Committee Targeting Races In 11 StatesA Democratic group backed by former President Barack Obama said this week it plans to invest millions of dollars in state-level elections in 11 states this year.
Dallas Co. GOP Seeks To Remove 128 Democratic Candidates From BallotDallas County Republican Party Chair Missy Shorey said she filed suit to remove 128 Dallas County Democratic candidates off the ballot after discovering their applications didn't have the required signature from that party's chair.
New Dallas Co. DA Hits The Ground RunningFaith Johnson, a former chief felony prosecutor and state district judge, today met with her transition team, and is already making plans, making changes, and acknowledging the challenges ahead.
Bill Would Expand, Limit Open Carry In TexasThe owner of Targetmaster Indoor Shooting Center in Garland is against a new bill that would make licensing to carry a handgun, required education classes and fees -- optional.
Trump Virtually Clinches GOP NominationDonald Trump took a major step toward sewing up the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a victory in Indiana's primary election.
Trump, Clinton Claim Early Victories In Northeast PrimariesRepublican Donald Trump swept to 5 easy victories Tuesday night. Hillary Clinton won all but Rhode Island on the Democratic side.
Hillary Clinton Wins Democratic Primary In New YorkClinton beat out rival Bernie Sanders in Tuesday's election, further extending her lead in the delegates needed to win the Democratic nomination.