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Can an ex-punk rocker beat Ted Cruz in Texas?

As Democrats try to win control of the U.S. Congress in next year’s midterm elections, their hopes of picking up a Senate seat in...

Get ready for post-Harvey fraud

As high water spreads from Houston through Texas and Louisiana, authorities are bracing for an inevitable wave of fraud and other criminal activity set...

Trump uses disaster to shamelessly promote himself

Self-promoting President Donald Trump visited Hurricane-ravaged East Texas Tuesday sporting a USA hat that he sells on his campaign website for $40 each and...

Trump offers assistance but not compassion

President Donald Trump answered Harvey’s wrath by offering in-person assurances to those in the storm zone that his administration will work tirelessly to help...

Trump in Texas to view hurricane damage

Eager to show he’s attentive and on the job, President Donald Trump touched down in storm-ravaged Texas on Tuesday, taking pains not to interfere...

Overflowing dams, levee add to Houston woes

A pair of 70-year-old reservoir dams that protect downtown Houston and a levee in a suburban subdivision began overflowing Tuesday, adding to the rising...

Sanctuary debate turns into violent

Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas' tough new anti-"sanctuary cities" law launched a raucous demonstration from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday,...

Court finds Texas gerrymandered to hurt minorities

Federal judges found more problems in Texas' voting rights laws, ruling that Republicans racially gerrymandered some congressional districts to weaken the growing electoral power...

Texas gave pass to Trump U. scam?

Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton moved Friday to muzzle a former state regulator who says he was ordered in 2010 to drop a...

Cruz wants no sex toys in Texas

Defending a Texas state law banning the sale of sex toys, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz argued in a 2007 court brief that individuals...