Texas Politics

65,000 Rape-Related Births Reported In 14 States That Have Outlawed Abortion After ‘Roe’ Reversal

A study published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) estimated that since the reversal of…

7 days ago

Rep. Jasmine Crockett Bio: In Her Own Words – History, Career, Policies

Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-Texas) was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1981. Her father is a teacher and preacher, and…

1 month ago

Sen. Ted Cruz Repeatedly Dodges Reporters’ Questions About Texas Abortion Case

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) made an effort to avoid discussing the controversial abortion case in his state by employing various…

2 months ago

Appeals Court Pauses Removal Of Texas’ Floating Barriers

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has placed a temporary stay on the removal of Texas’ floating…

5 months ago

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Bill Eliminating Mandated Water Breaks For Construction Workers

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a law that eliminates local rules mandating water breaks for construction workers. The legislation…

6 months ago

‘Lose Cruz’ Super PAC Releases First Attack Ad Against Sen. Ted Cruz

The super PAC dedicated to defeating Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) as he runs for reelection in 2024 released its first…

6 months ago

Justice Department Sues Texas Gov. Greg Abbott For Installing Barriers On The Rio Grande

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for installing a floating barrier on the Rio Grande.…

7 months ago

Texas’s Democratic Harris County Files Lawsuit Against State For Eliminating Local Elections Position

Texas' Harris County, home to Houston, has filed a lawsuit against state officials, challenging the constitutionality of a law that…

7 months ago

Texas State Senate Moves To Require Posting Of Ten Commandments In Public Schools

The Texas State Senate has approved a bill that requires public schools to prominently display the Ten Commandments in every…

10 months ago

Texas Sends Parents DNA Kits To Help Identifying Kids ‘In Case Of Emergency’

Texas public schools are sending DNA kits designed to help parents identify their children "in case of emergency." The decision…

1 year ago

Beto O’Rourke & Gov. Greg Abbott Exchange Charges Of ‘Lying’ In Texas Governor’s Race Debate

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D) have taken part in the first and only debate in…

1 year ago

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says Rape Victims Can Take ‘Morning After’ Pill After Enacting Abortion Ban

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said that rape victims can take a Plan B pill instead of having an abortion.…

1 year ago

Texas Continues Busing Migrants To D.C. & NYC Overwhelming Homeless Shelters

With a large number of undocumented migrants arriving in New York City and Washington D.C. from Texas, there are growing…

1 year ago

Beto O’Rourke Snaps At Heckler Who Laughed At Uvalde Massacre: ‘Motherf—er, It’s Not Funny To Me’

Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic candidate for the Texas gubernatorial race, shut down a heckler during a rally who laughed as…

2 years ago

Viktor Orban Speaks At CPAC After Being Condemned For Race ‘Mixing’ Comments

Republicans drew criticism last week after Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on…

2 years ago

Texas AG Paxton Sues Biden Administration Over Order Requiring Doctors To Provide Life-Saving Abortions

After President Joe Biden signaled his administration would enforce the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), Texas Attorney General…

2 years ago

Sen. Ted Cruz Says Supreme Court Decision To Legalize Gay Marriage Was ‘Wrong’

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) criticized the Supreme Court's 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges ruling that federally legalized same-sex marriage on…

2 years ago

Texas Republican Party Adopts Anti-LGBT Platform

The Texas Republican Party announced the implementation of a new 40-page anti-LGBTQ platform over the weekend, calling homosexuality an "abnormal…

2 years ago

Texas Bar Ethics Complaint Seeks To Punish Ted Cruz For Attempt To Overturn 2020 Election

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is the target of a Texas Bar Association complaint over his role in attempting to overturn…

2 years ago

Sen. John Cornyn Booed Over Gun Safety At Texas GOP Convention

Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), the top Republican in the bipartisan Senate group seeking gun safety legislation, was booed on Friday…

2 years ago