The moaned star state | Opinion

The moaned star state | Opinion

Oh, what a year it was. What great leadership. How many brave souls stood up against tyranny and made Texans proud. I’m talking about 1836, of course. But 2021 will go down... Read more »
Former Energy Secretary Rick Perry testifies before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Committee believes Perry texted plan to undermine election

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who also served as energy secretary under former President Donald Trump, is believed by the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot to have sent a... Read more »
NAACP: Pro Athletes Shouldn't Join Texas Teams Amid GOP 'Assault' On Human Rights

NAACP: Pro Athletes Shouldn’t Join Texas Teams Amid GOP ‘Assault’ On Human Rights

The NAACP called on professional athletes on Thursday to avoid signing contracts with franchises located in Texas to protest new laws targeting voting rights and abortion access. The spate of laws approved... Read more »
Does Texas really need a former Trump lawyer to oversee election integrity?

Does Texas really need a former Trump lawyer to oversee election integrity?

With Gov. Greg Abbott so focused on election integrity in Texas, it would seem that he eagerly would appoint an elections official whose background wouldn’t raise concerns about ballot integrity. Instead, Abbott... Read more »
Hill Reporter: Bernie has a Super Tuesday secret weapon and its been proven to work

Hill Reporter: Bernie has a Super Tuesday secret weapon and its been proven to work

Hill reporter Rafael Bernal discusses the Latino vote in Texas. About Rising: Rising is a weekday morning show with bipartisan hosts that breaks the mold of morning TV by taking viewers inside... Read more »
Texas GOP Lt. Gov. 'Not A Mandate Guy' Despite Supporting Vaccination Mandate Previously

Texas GOP Lt. Gov. ‘Not A Mandate Guy’ Despite Supporting Vaccination Mandate Previously

In 2009, then-Gov. Rick Perry (R) signed a law requiring that every first-time college student living on campus in Texas get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis. The vote in the state legislature was... Read more »
Justice Department Again Presses To Halt Texas Abortion Law

Justice Department Again Presses To Halt Texas Abortion Law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration urged the courts again Monday night to step in and suspend a new Texas law that has banned most abortions since early September, as clinics... Read more »
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Defends Election Audit of Trump Victory

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Defends Election Audit of Trump Victory

Former President Donald Trump requested an audit of 2020 election results in Texas, a state that he won. Texas’ Secretary of State announced “comprehensive forensic” audits of four of the state’s largest... Read more »
U.S. Ramps Up Plans To Expel Haitian Migrants At Texas Border

U.S. Ramps Up Plans To Expel Haitian Migrants At Texas Border

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — U.S. officials said Saturday that within the next three days, they plan to ramp up expulsion flights for some of the thousands of Haitian migrants who have... Read more »
Texas doesn't need Arizona-style election audits

Texas doesn’t need Arizona-style election audits

With Republican lawmakers pushing one hardline issue after another in the recent series of special sessions of the Legislature, it might be appropriate for Texans to be grateful that some of the... Read more »