Congressman's Ex-Aide Says She Was Fired For Being PregnantA former senior aide to U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar has filed a lawsuit against the Texas Democrat that claims he wrongly fired her for being pregnant.
Another Texas Democrat Launches A State Senate FilibusterA Texas Democrat has staged another state Senate floor filibuster — but don't expect it to generate as much attention as Sen. Wendy Davis' marathon speech four years ago.
Democrats' Best Shot In Texas Is Party-Switching JudgeAfter two decades of statewide election losses, Democrats seem unlikely to end Texas Republicans' longest-in-the nation winning streak come November. The only real threat looks to be Judge Lawrence Meyers.
Stockman Challenges Cornyn In U.S. Senate RaceIn a last-minute surprise late Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman filed paperwork to challenge fellow Texas Republican and powerful incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate next year.
Reports: Davis Will Have Her Name On Gubernatorial BallotDuring her marathon filibuster, Democratic Senator Wendy Davis of Fort Worth took on Republicans to block new abortion restrictions. Now, sources tell the AP, she'll fight Republicans again -- to become Texas' next Governor.
Ex-Obama Aides Begin 'Battleground' Play For Texas A new push, called "Battleground Texas," officially launched Tuesday with the goal of seizing shifting demographics to make the Lone Star State eventually winnable for a Democratic presidential candidate.
LBJ Library Redesign To Focus On Policy LegacyThe keepers of President Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy have embarked on an ambitious project to elevate awareness of the Texas Democrat's accomplishments in his quest for civil and social justice.