Voters pick candidates for reasons you can’t even imagine, or no reason at all, writes Chris Hooks.
Voters pick candidates for reasons you can’t even imagine, or no reason at all, as Chris Hooks was reminded in Cypress, near Dan Patrick’s house. Read More
Hillary voters, though fewer in number in the deep-red Houston suburb, were more vocal.
Hillary voters, though fewer in number in the deep-red Houston suburb, were more vocal. Read More
Texas Republicans have made gains in San Antonio, but Donald Trump may wreck their best-laid plans.
Philip Cortez is one of the Texas Democratic Party’s most important candidates this election, but for most of the year he’s been living on a different continent. Cortez is running for House District 117, an L-shaped district encompassing much of … Read More
In 2008, Obama said he wanted to create Reaganesque transformational change. Can Clinton do it?
As the Obama presidency ends, his aspiration to fundamentally change the country is the metric by which we should judge his legacy. Read More
If the real estate mogul loses, he’s the only one who will emerge unscathed.
Donald Trump's Texas crowds have shrunk, distilled down to the angriest supporters. If he loses, writes Chris Hooks, they'll be angrier than ever. Read More
With their statewide focus, Texas Greens are effectively taking Sanders supporters' enthusiasm, flattening it out, and feeding it carefully into a shredder. Read More
In his first book, the governor hews to a familiar theme — fantasies of a constitutional makeover writ by him.
The Texas governor's book is part political tract, part memoir, and laden with copious metaphors about government and the injury that left Abbott paralyzed. Read More
Texas is known for low voter turnout, but even by its measures, what just happened in Houston is surprising: Thirteen people elected the next state rep. Read More