Congressmen Oppose Texas Wildlife Refuge As Border Wall SiteA group of Texas Democratic congressmen want more details about preliminary plans to build a section of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall through a federal wildlife refuge, saying such a move could do serious damage to the environment.
Democrats Criticize Texas Governor's Reaction To Police ShootingTop Texas Democrats decried Gov. Greg Abbott's muted response to the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer outside a Balch Springs house party, which follows his far more spirited response to stabbings at the University of Texas and the shooting of a paramedic.
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.
Texas Democrats React To Drama As National Convention BeginsTexas Democrats arriving in Philadelphia are looking forward to the start of their national convention.
Texas Democrats Approve 6 Ballot Referenda For Public VoteThe referenda address economic security and prosperity, the criminal justice system, climate, the Voting Rights Act, campus carry and comprehensive immigration reform.
Legal, Political Hurdles In Child Migrant CrisisThe legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central American children entering the country illegally has come into sharp focus.
Immigrant Surge Underscores Texas Political Divide Texas Democrats say the solution for dealing with the thousands of immigrant children pouring into the country is a softer, more measured policy response, while state Republicans emphasize clamping down on the U.S.-Mexico border.