The Observer covers the first—and only—lt. governor’s debate between state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio), and state Sen. Dan Patrick (R-Houston).
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This week’s WTF Friday, our look at the dialectical excellence of Texas politics, focuses on Rick Perry, Greg Abbott and Ted Cruz, but also has gifs, which helps.
John Wright joins us to discuss Connie Wilson, the California transplant who was denied a driver’s license by DPS over her same-sex marriage.
Dan Patrick and Ken Paxton are perfecting the art of campaign by not campaigning. And it will probably work.
At this weekend’s Texas Tribune Festival, the fog over the state’s public discourse lifted—for a bit.
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.
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.