Parent PAC Seeks Vengeance At the Polls

This could be a defining year for Texas Parent PAC. When Carolyn Boyle formed the group in late 2005, she and her rough bunch […]

Doggett-Romo Race a Tough Choice for Latinos

This year’s Democratic primary race for Congressional District 35, predicted to come down to long-time Congressman Lloyd Doggett and Bexar County Tax Assessor-Collector Sylvia […]

Challenging the System from the Inside

Congress isn’t exactly popular. Its job-approval ratings have hovered below 30 percent for years, and lately, the numbers have sunk especially low; just 15 […]

The Texas Senate Race: Right, Righter and Rightest

What has happened between Rick Perry and Sarah Palin? They used to read each other’s minds, finish each other’s sentences, appear on stage together […]

Fracking Activist: “I’m Being Harassed” by Range Resources

North Texas blogger and activist Sharon Wilson spent today compiling hundreds of her private emails. From her perspective, it’s another chapter in a hard-nosed […]

In East Texas, Two GOP Primary Races Get Ugly

Can the tea party stick around? Does it have lasting appeal or was the 2010 election just a fluke? Behind East Texas’ pine curtain, […]

Veracruz Journalist Asks for Asylum, Gives Urgent Plea for Help for Colleagues in Mexico

In the battle for territory by organized crime in Mexico, the state of Veracruz has become one of the most violent and contested conflict […]

Veracruz Journalist Asks for Asylum, Gives Urgent Plea for Help for Colleagues in Mexico

In the battle for territory by organized crime in Mexico, the state of Veracruz has become one of the most violent and contested conflict […]

House District 26: As Fort Bend Goes

Fort Bend has been called a bellwether county so often that it’s easy to become skeptical about the use of the term—even if the […]

Edwards vs. Miles IV: The Final Showdown (Maybe)

Texas House District 146 looks like a dragon drawn with an Etch-a-Sketch. That’s because the largely black and Hispanic district on Houston’s south side […]