Why doesn’t the Texas Democratic Party want you to vote for Kesha Rogers?
The frantic last week before Tuesday’s primary election has been a truly rich pageant of WTF in Texas politics. Just this morning Barry Smitherman promised to fight border crime by cracking down on jaywalking in South Texas.
Primary elections approach. Here’s five state senate races that will help you figure out the way the wind is blowing this Tuesday, and in the months afterward.
Nearly a year after the West fertilizer plant explosion, holes in the system that allowed it to happen in the first place have not been addressed.
Katie Biesenbach makes sure San Antonio Zoo’s 9,000 animals of 750 species, from Mexican dumpy frogs to Asian elephants, get fed.
Two weeks after hearing oral arguments in an attempt to overturn Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia offered an early sign that he agrees the ban is unconstitutional.
Lance Scott Walker introduces Houston Rap Tapes in Houston and Austin.
Katherine Griffin works with addicts and hosts The Prison Show on Houston’s KPFT.
Jason Mellard tracks the changing face of Texas in popular culture in his new book Progressive Country.
Kesha Rogers, a 37-year-old LaRouche Democrat, has never held elected office and wants to prioritize defending the Earth from asteroids. But she’s on track to become Texas’ Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate.