The volunteer-led South Texas group will help abortion patients who need to travel to and from the Rio Grande Valley for their procedures....Read More
From the Texas GOP convention, we go to the floor for a debate over secession and seek answers to that mind-melding question: Why would anyone support Donald Trump?
From the Texas GOP convention, we go to the floor for a debate over secession, and seek answers to the question: Why would Texas Republicans support Trump?...Read More
Members of the first-ever LGBT Republican group to sponsor a booth at the convention said Thursday they were receiving a relatively warm welcome. ...Read More
A secession plank didn't make it into the document, but could make a reappearance on the floor Friday.
The GOP's running with Gov. Greg Abbott's call for a constitutional convention, and has doubled down on anti-LGBTQ planks in this year's proposed platform....Read More
The presidential race is the marquee contest at the Republican Party of Texas convention this year, but another race really says more about where Texas Republic...Read More
Three days of mourning Ted Cruz's presidential bid and hollering about bathrooms.
The Texas Observer staff is live on the ground in Dallas for the 2016 Texas Republican convention, gathering news and views on Trump, Cruz and more....Read More
State convention delegates will vote later on whether to approve the change.
Delegates at the state convention must still vote to approve the language concerning therapy that attempts to change sexual orientation....Read More
Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick said that FWISD protections for trans students were "social engineering" attempts that parents should be able to opt out of....Read More
Feeling abandoned by both the GOP and Democrats, former State Board of Education member George Clayton found a home in the Trump campaign....Read More