North Texas State Rep. Jonathan Stickland Not Seeking Re-Election: 'It Was Never My Intention To Grow Old In Office'Rep. Stickland posted on Facebook Monday he is leaving elected office after eight years to focus on his family, his church and his business.
Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn, Democratic Challenger MJ Hegar Talk Issues, Politics In 2020 Senate RaceIt's early, but the 2020 U.S. Senate race in Texas is starting to take shape.
Twitter Truce? Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz Agrees With Democratic NY Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez On Lobbying BillTexas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are typically polar opposites when it comes to policy, but right now, they agree on something.
Ban On Red Light Cameras Gets Green Light Out Of Texas CommitteeA bill that would ban red light cameras across the state cleared its first hurdle Wednesday.
When Asked If She Was Still Republican, Barbara Bush Said 'I'd Probably Say No Today'About two months before her death, Barbara Bush was asked if she still considered herself a Republican. "I'd probably say no today," she said.
Texas May No Longer Stand In Way Of Children's Lemonade StandsFort Worth Republican Rep. Matt Krause's bill passed 144-2 on Wednesday.
Texas Rep. Ralph Hall, Oldest-Ever Member Of U.S. House, Dead At 95Former Texas Representative Ralph Hall, the oldest-ever member of the U.S. House, has died at age 95.
Political Analyst: Beto O'Rourke Shouldn't Wait Much Longer To Enter Presidential RaceAs supporters await O'Rourke's pending announcement, SMU Political Science Professor Cal Jillson said O'Rourke can't wait much longer.
O'Rourke Won't Rule Out Being Vice Presidential CandidateO'Rourke, who became a political star by nearly upsetting Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in November, said in English that he may yet opt to challenge Texas' other Republican U.S. senator, John Cornyn, in 2020.
Gov. Abbott Stresses School Safety, Teacher Raises And Property Tax Reform As Top Priorities In State Of The State AddressGov. Greg Abbott declared school safety an "emergency" issue of his second term Tuesday following one of the nation's deadliest mass shootings last year near Houston.
Gov. Abbott Touts School Funding Overhaul During Inauguration Speech: 'We Will Pay Our Teachers More, We Will Make Our Schools Safer'Governor Abbott did not say anything about needing a border wall in Texas during his inauguration speech despite some onlookers chanting, "Build a wall."
Ex-Texas Rep. Farenthold Quits Lucrative Port Lobbying JobA former Texas congressman who resigned last year amid sexual harassment allegations has quit his $160,000-a-year lobbyist position for a port authority.
2 Texas Democrats May Run For PresidentFormer San Antonio Mayor and HUD Secretary Julian Castro says he'll be making an announcement January 12.
Dallas Woman Who Worked In White House Remembers George H.W. BushMerrie Spaeth operates Spaeth Communications in Dallas, but back in 1984, she worked in the White House and was the Director of Media Relations for President Ronald Reagan.
Dallas County DA And DA-Elect Pledge Smooth TransitionJohn Creuzot, a Democrat, defeated Faith Johnson, a Republican, who was appointed to the post by Governor Greg Abbott about two years ago.