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Mar 30, 2018

Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor who was Donald Trump's favorite punching bag during the 2016 GOP presidential primary, is at it again with the orange-haired guy who is now POTUS.

In a speech at Yale University (he graduated from the University of Texas at Austin), Jeb noted that his kids love him. That...


Mar 23, 2018

In a week dominated by news about the Austin bombings, Texas politics gave up a few surprise headlines to make things interesting.

The bombings came to an end after the suspect, a jobless, 23-year-old college dropout, blew himself up as police closed in. While no motive has emerged, police revealed some of his last...


Mar 9, 2018

With the primary election now in the rear-view mirror, Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is amusing himself with a short song, "You Can't Be a Liberal Man," that pokes at his Democratic general election opponent, U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke.

And even makes fun of his nickname.

Liberal. That's the new tagline for Texas...


Mar 2, 2018

The Texas primary season is nearly over as early voting closes Friday and election day is Tuesday.

All across the state, Texans have been turning out in record numbers for a non-presidential election, with huge enthusiasm on the Democratic side.

Meantime, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus says business leaders need to be...