For a long time, Jerry Patterson has been one of the few voices in the Texas GOP arguing for pragmatism on border security and immigration. Now he’s leaving, and he’s not too optimistic about anyone taking his place.
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This year’s Texas Democratic candidates roundly outclass their Republican opponents when it comes to graphic design
Sen. Jane Nelson was once a sodomy-fighting back-bencher in the Texas Senate. Today, she presides over the powerful Senate Finance Committee. How will she use her power?
Davis and Van de Putte may want the same thing, but they have very different opponents, very different styles and very different organizations backing them.
Protests at Mexican Consulates across Texas marked anger at the border influx—but it’s the unresolvable tension behind them that poses a greater danger.
The latest round of finance reports leaves Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott status quo ante, but in the Texas senate, things are more interesting.
This weekend’s Republican Convention in Fort Worth captured top GOP lawmakers on the back nine of their careers—and some who are just starting.
Scenes and faces from the 2014 Texas GOP convention in Fort Worth.
The state GOP might be trying to be more inclusive in some ways, but that stops with the gays.
At the Texas Republican Party’s convention in Fort Worth, a changing of the guard.