Politics

Analysis: Crime, politics and Travis County

The Travis County district attorney’s office, with its unusual power to police the crimes of public officials, has a decidedly mixed record.

Perry lawyers will challenge indictment next week

A lawyer for Gov.

New ruling keeps old travel records secret

After critics raised a stink about the tax dollars being spent to provide security for Gov.

The Brief: Cruz/ Perry rivalry warms up

The rivalry between U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Rick Perry warmed up over the weekend.

Analysis: Timing of speculation not on Van de Putte's side

This tale begins with a denial. “Under no circumstance will I be running for mayor of San Antonio. I will be in the Senate come January 2015.”

El Paso County votes to reorganize operation, $254,000 to hire new Chief Administrator

Lots of changes are coming to El Paso County -- costing taxpayers $254,000.

Patrick, Van de Putte hone their immigration messages

As the recent surge of Central Americans entering the country illegally through Texas’ border with Mexico has drawn national attentio

After criticizing White House over unaccompanied minors, Martin O'Malley said don't send them to Maryland site

After his strong criticism of the Obama administration's plans to return thousands of young undocumented migrants back to Central America, Maryland Gov.

Analysis: On the Democratic ticket, watch the co-pilot

It is easy to find people inside and outside the Texas Democratic Party who think state Sen.

Abbott: Ask chemical plants what's inside

Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott, under fire for blocking public access to state records documenting the location of dangerous chemicals, said Texans still have a right to