Rick Perry announced a new National Guard operation along the border today that seems mostly intended to give him cover with his base.
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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.
With the Texas primary runoffs behind us, several big Republican feuds have concluded and we’ve learned a little about the 2015 Legislature.
In this episode of Observer Radio, editor Dave Mann stops by to discuss the escalating nastiness of the lieutenant governor race.
With early voting begun, David Dewhurst wants to capitalize on Dan Patrick’s mental health troubles while keeping his distance. That’ll be tricky.
Robert Duncan’s resignation to lead the Texas Tech University System will likely tilt the Texas Senate even further to the right.
WTF Friday: Nazi cakes overtake Houston. David Lynch weighs in on the lite guv race. Muslims take over Kerr County. Dan Patrick gets punched. Midland.
Jerry Patterson leaks papers that document Dan Patrick’s mental health struggles, so conservatives discover that stigmatizing mental health is bad.
Azle, Texas Mayor Alan Brundrett weighs in on Monday’s meeting of a House subcommittee investigating earthquakes in North Texas some scientists have linked to fracking.
A breakout character from David Dewhurst’s new ad blitz appears to gaining sentience, raising important—and disturbing—questions.