According to a Rolling Stone article, Frederick Frazier's Republican challenger in the primary, Paul Chabot. alleged Frazier pretended to be a city employee at a Walmart and instructed Chabot's campaign signs to be taken down.
The theme of independence has recurred throughout the history of Texas, which was a republic from 1836–45. But the Civil War established that a state cannot secede.
Recent polling shows Texas Republican voters greatly energized by topics like the border, abortion and the economy. What’s still unclear is how much of a role the Uvalde shooting might play in shifting the electorate heading into November.
Republican Mayra Flores prevailed Tuesday in a special election for an open congressional seat in South Texas, marking a major breakthrough for Republicans eager to blaze new inroads in the historically blue region.
The state senator who represents Uvalde claims the head of the Texas DPS admitted there were troopers in the school hallway with ballistic shields when children were dying. DPS says the senator is wrong.
A Texas judge on Friday temporarily blocked the state from investigating families of transgender children who have received gender-confirming medical care, a new obstacle to the state labeling such treatments as child abuse.
A growing number of Republicans are starting to show support for some sort of gun safety legislation following the school shooting in Uvalde that left 19 children and two teachers dead.
In a statement, Patrick claims the shields will help enhance law enforcement's ability to respond to an active shooter situation.
Governor Greg Abbott called for state lawmakers to form committees to discuss making schools safer and to require safety checks at all schools. But the governor did not call a special session and didn't say he would call a special session.
Texas House Speaker Dan Phelan said conversations about the issues outlined by Gov. Abbott are already underway, and added that the "House will get to work immediately."
Gov. Greg Abbott wants lawmakers to meet in committees to work on a plan to better protect students in schools following last week's mass shooting in Uvalde.
"While a strong supporter of the Second Amendment and an NRA member, I would not want my appearance today to bring any additional pain or grief to the families and all those suffering in Uvalde,” Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick said in a statement.
In spite of unsettled criminal charges and allegations of corruption, Texas attorney general Ken Paxton easily won his primary runoff election.
Governor Greg Abbott revealed how prepared Texas would have been to handle a surge of asylum seekers and illegal immigrants if a border policy was lifted on Monday as President Joe Biden wanted.
Early voting ends today for next week’s primary runoff election. One of the biggest races is the runoff between Attorney General Ken Paxton and challenger George P. Bush.
Former Congressional Staffer Jane Hope Hamilton got into the runoff against State Rep. Jasmine Crockett. But she’s coming from behind and hungry to win. Whoever wins the Democrats’ runoff for Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's seat will likely be the person to end up in it.
There are big statewide races on the ballot for next Tuesday’s runoff, but we aren't seeing as much of a campaign ad blitz as early voting started Monday. The race with the biggest spotlight is the Republican primary runoff for Texas attorney general.
Early voting in Texas primary runoff election is now underway. Take a look at the statewide races on the ballot.
After four hours of testimony from experts in the foster care industry, it was this panel of young women with firsthand experience in the foster system who provided the most eye-opening information.
The Texas Supreme Court allowed the state to investigate parents of transgender youth for child abuse while also ruling in favor of one family that was among the first contacted by child welfare officials following an order by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.