Politics

Bill Clinton parodies wife's epic photo

In a photo posted from Bill Clinton's Twitter account just after midnight on Tuesday, the former President is sitting in a military airplane, reading some kind of device and sporting a pair of sunglasses. Look familiar?

A big idea, with a big price tag

Property taxes are easy to hate, and Texas property taxes are high enough to turn this civic irritation into a full-blown political issue.

Internal probe: Christie doesn't recall being informed of traffic jams

A top appointee of Chris Christie apparently told another official that he informed the New Jersey governor about the now-infamous traffic tie ups near the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee last year as they were occurring, according to a re

Wendy Davis to appear in El Paso Wednesday

Wendy Davis, the Democratic candidate vying for Governor of Texas against Republican challenger Greg Abbott will make a campaign stop in the Borderland on Wednesday.

Abbott, Davis point fingers over equal pay

In the latest iteration of the fight over women's issues in the Texas governor’s race, Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and his Democratic opponent, state S

Election Day: Sample ballots, polling locations

In a highly Democrat County, El Pasoans may be making their final choice for candidate during the primary election Tuesday.

Jan Brewer vetoes controversial bill

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer announced tonight that she has vetoed controversial Senate Bill 1062.

Fort Bliss reacts to possible cuts to U.S. Army

The U.S. Army could soon see some big cuts.

Lyda Ness-Garcia, candidate for Texas Representative allegedly attacked in Kern Place home

The El Paso Police Department has confirmed it is investigating an alleged assault that took place at the home of Lyda Ness-Garcia, candidate for Texas State Representative in District 77 on Monday morning.

UT/TT poll: Abbott holds 11-point lead over Davis

After what are shaping up to be easy primary wins in March for the leading gubernatorial candidates, Republican Greg Abbott starts the general election race for governor with an 11-point lead over Democrat Wendy Davis, according to the latest U

In primaries, political issues trump state issues

The people who want to run the state government certainly care a lot about making sure Texas has enough water, about handling transportation iss

Mayor Miyagishima delivers State of the City address

Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima will deliver his annual State of the City Address at 12:15 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 19. The public is invited to attend, it will be held at Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St.

Early voting opens in El Paso County on Tuesday

Early voting opens in El Paso on Tuesday, February 18th and runs through Friday, February 28th. Election day in Texas is Tuesday, March 4, 2014.

Davis, Abbott Announce Big Fundraising Figures

Democrat Wendy Davis pulled $8.7 million into her campaign coffers in the last half of 2013, and another group committed to her election as governor raised $3.5 million over the s

Six Senate Republicans vote to expand unemployment benefits

Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement condemning Senate action to extend unemployment benefits by $6.4 billion for 3 months, including the votes of six Republican senators, Kelly Ayotte (