Dade Phelan raised $4.4 million as he ascended to Texas House speakership

Dade Phelan raised .4 million as he ascended to Texas House speakership Phelan announced Nov.…

Texas Legislative Session Begins With Heavy Security Presence Following U.S. Capitol Riot

Texas Legislative Session Begins With Heavy Security Presence Following U.S. Capitol Riot This story was originally…

Texas legislative session begins with heavy security presence following U.S. Capitol riot

Texas legislative session begins with heavy security presence following U.S. Capitol riot Security at the…

Texas announces sites for next COVID-19 vaccine shipment

Texas announces sites for next COVID-19 vaccine shipment Vaccines are being sent to hubs to…

GOP megadonor couple from Hill Country launch PAC for 2022 Texas elections

GOP megadonor couple from Hill Country launch PAC for 2022 Texas elections A view of…

John Cornyn says he won't join growing number of Texas Republicans planning to object to certification of Joe Biden's win

John Cornyn says he won’t join growing number of Texas Republicans planning to object to certification…

4 Republicans, 1 Democrat file to succeed Drew Springer in Jan. 23 Texas House special election

4 Republicans, 1 Democrat file to succeed Drew Springer in Jan. 23 Texas House special election …

President Donald Trump applauds Gov. Greg Abbott's handling of Texas reopening during White House visit

President Donald Trump applauds Gov. Greg Abbott’s handling of Texas reopening during White House visit …

How gun control advocates plan to make Texas a top political priority in 2020

How gun control advocates plan to make Texas a top political priority in 2020 Guns…

Gov. Greg Abbott to allow Texas hair salons and pools to reopen Friday and gyms to open May 18

Gov. Greg Abbott to allow Texas hair salons and pools to reopen Friday and gyms to…

Pete Sessions incurs legal bills — and opponent's criticism — in campaign to return to Congress

Pete Sessions incurs legal bills — and opponent’s criticism — in campaign to return to Congress …

Texas reports record coronavirus deaths the day before stores open. But Gov. Greg Abbott sees hope in other metrics.

Texas reports record coronavirus deaths the day before stores open. But Gov. Greg Abbott sees hope…

Attorney general's office warns local officials that barber shops, hair salons and gyms still can't reopen

Attorney general’s office warns local officials that barber shops, hair salons and gyms still can’t reopen …

Gov. Greg Abbott ends self-quarantine mandate for travelers from Louisiana

Gov. Greg Abbott ends self-quarantine mandate for travelers from Louisiana A TXDOT sign on a…

Gov. Greg Abbott to let restaurants, movie theaters and malls open with limited capacity Friday

Gov. Greg Abbott to let restaurants, movie theaters and malls open with limited capacity Friday …

Kim Olson's departure from the Air Force hasn't been a political liability. Will that change in 2020?

Kim Olson’s departure from the Air Force hasn’t been a political liability. Will that change in…

Gov. Greg Abbott promises far-reaching announcement on reopening Texas businesses, including restaurants, hair salons

Gov. Greg Abbott promises far-reaching announcement on reopening Texas businesses, including restaurants, hair salons Gov.…

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces team to restart the economy, loosens some restrictions

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces team to restart the economy, loosens some restrictions Gov. Greg…

MJ Hegar far outpaces Royce West in U.S. Senate fundraising, but both are far behind John Cornyn

Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Democratic challenger MJ Hegar. Juan Figueroa: Cornyn/Marjorie Kamys Cotera: Hegar…

Gov. Greg Abbott says reopening the Texas economy will be a slow process

Gov. Greg Abbott, flanked by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, left, and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, speaks…

Texas officials say they see signs that social distancing is slowing the spread of coronavirus

Gov. Greg Abbott declared a statewide emergency March 13. Eddie Gaspar/The Texas Tribune The top officials…