Perry: In Texas, Obama Should Apologize For HolderGov. Rick Perry wants President Barack Obama to apologize while in Texas for his attorney general's criticism of the state's voter ID law.
AG Holder: Texas Voter ID Law 'Harmful To Minority Voters'Speaking to the NAACP in Houston, Attorney General Eric Holder decried the state’s controversial voter ID law as a modern equivalent to Jim Crow-era poll taxes.
Justice Department Says Evidence Of Bias In Voter ID LawThe U.S. Department of Justice says there is substantial evidence that Texas' Voter ID law will discriminate against minorities.
Texas AG Abbott Challenges Fed's Voter ID BlockadeThe state of Texas wants to challenge the constitutionality of Section 5 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, a key provision of the historic federal legislation.
Activists Protest Redistricting Plan At Dallas City HallMore than 100 Hispanic activists took to Dallas City Hall Wednesday, upset with a proposed council redistricting plan that they say will dilute their voting power.
Latino Group Protests Dallas City Council RedistrictingProtesters will gather at Dallas City Hall Wednesday morning to call for changes to the new map for Dallas City Council districts. They're calling it "Occupy City Hall", although they have no official ties to the "Occupy Dallas" protest.
Texas Elections In Limbo As Courts Mull Voting MapsTwo ongoing legal cases to determine whether new voting maps drawn by the Republican-controlled Legislature discriminate against minorities have cast uncertainty over Texas' 2012 elections.
Sarah Saldaña On New U.S. Attorney AppointmentShe is known as the prosecutor who took on Dallas City Hall in the largest corruption trial in the city's history. Now Sarah Saldaña is ready to continue fighting public corruption as the new U.S. Attorney for North Texas.
Controversial Plan 16 District Map Presented To Dallas CouncilDrawing new lines in Dallas is a controversial proposal. On Wednesday a plan was formally presented to the city council.
East Dallas Saying Goodbye To Weed & Seed ProgramsThe Federal Government’s Weed-and-Seed program is ending, and that is going to hit a coalition of East Dallas neighbors especially hard. The Ferguson Road Initiative is composed of 35 areas groups located along Ferguson Road between Interstates 30 and 635, the LBJ Freeway.