Weekly News Digest – Top Stories Affecting Texans

Why Silicon Valley Supports Warren for President

Real Clear Politics One thing we know for sure about Elizabeth Warren, above all else, is that on economic questions, she's a sincere populist. Warren is deeply distressed by income inequality ...
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The Dark Psychology of Social Networks

Real Clear Politics Suppose that the biblical story of Creation were true: God created the universe in six days, including all the laws of physics and all the physical constants that ...
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LGBTQ Education Gains in Public School, Pre-K Up

Real Clear Politics Starting in kindergarten and in some cases pre-K, public school kids across the country are increasingly being taught about gender identities and gender fluidity. As they advance through ...
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The Religion of Climatism

Real Clear Politics Greta Thunberg, the teenager from Stockholm, is the prophet of a new religion sweeping the West. Call it Climatism. Like any religion worthy of the name, it comes ...
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Climate Change Lawsuits Are Not Going Away

Real Clear Politics More cities and children are demanding their day in court while key decisions are pending in other cases ...
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Retiring U.S. Rep. Will Hurd endorses candidate to succeed him

Texas Tribune News U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, speaks with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith at the opening keynote of the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2019 ...
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Watch: A conversation with state Sen. Royce West

Texas Tribune News Watch more video. Watch a conversation with state Sen. Royce West, a candidate for U.S Senate. Texas Tribune co-founder and CEO Evan Smith will moderate. West, D-Dallas, has ...
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As Trump impeachment hearings go public, previous transcripts shed light on roles Texas lawmakers may play

Texas Tribune News The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Abby Livingston/The Texas Tribune WASHINGTON — If past is precedent, Republican U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe of Heath will be the Texan ...
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Julián Castro is poised to miss the cutoff for the November debate. Then what?

Texas Tribune News Presidential candidate Julián Castro's campaign insists he’s not exiting the race now. Juan Figueroa/The Texas Tribune It has been apparent for weeks, but on Wednesday it will become ...
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In Texas case, Supreme Court wrestles with the legal boundaries of cross-border shootings

Texas Tribune News A Border Patrol vehicle patrols the border fence between El Paso and Juarez on Feb. 10, 2019. Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas Tribune WASHINGTON — The Supreme ...
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A Trump administration strategy led to the child migrant backup crisis at the border

Texas Tribune News Children inside a temporary migrant holding area set up by Customs and Border Protection under the Paso del Norte International port of entry in El Paso on March ...
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Happiness Through Chutzpah: The Norman Podhoretz Story

Real Clear Politics Norman Podhoretz has made it. On Sunday, the pugnacious, proudly boastful and unquestionably brilliant writer and editor received an award named ­after one of a very few men, ...
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Why Sessions Might Struggle to Win Back His Old Senate Seat

Real Clear Politics Trump could end up endorsing his opponent in the runoff, making it tougher for Sessions to attract enough additional support to win a majority ...
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Whistleblower Was an Informant Acting as a Democratic Operative

Real Clear Politics To put it plainly, there is no whistleblower statute that permits an unelected and inferior federal employee to blow the whistle on the president, the most superior officer ...
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Eric Ciaramella Had Extensive Access Inside White House

Real Clear Politics Eric Ciaramella, the alleged Ukraine whistleblower, was long suspected of deliberately attempting to damage President Trump's foreign policy from the inside and had access to policy information far ...
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Dems' Chance to Show How Trump Endangers America

Real Clear Politics Closed impeachment testimony has revealed one nightmare after another. Now the witnesses are going public. Will America (and Republicans) take note? ...
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