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Feb 28, 2019

Another busy week in Texas politics -- from Beto O’Rourke’s possible race for the White House to a marathon hearing at the state capitol over your property taxes. Plus an update on Texas Secretary of State David Whitley's attempt to keep his job despite opposition from Democrats who accuse his office of...

Feb 21, 2019

An abortion bill is in the mix along with taxes and school finance. More on Beto's couch time with Oprah.

Feb 14, 2019

President Donald Trump and former Rep. Beto O'Rourke held dueling rallies in El Paso trading jabs over the idea of more physical barriers along the international boundary with Mexico.

After the rallies, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said that not only was O'Rourke's political career ended by the day's events, but he went on to...

Feb 7, 2019

Frustrations boiled over during a marathon hearing on property taxes in the Texas Senate when Chairman Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston, clashed with local officials. Gov. Greg Abbott laid out his priorities, including property tax "reform" and school finance. 

Beto O'Rourke spent time on Oprah's couch, teasing about...

Feb 1, 2019

Abbott unveils a tax plan, secretary of state rolls back a voter list, and Cornyn gets a head start on re-election

Texas Secretary of State David Whitley continues to take heat for the way his office rolled out a list of suspected noncitizens on the state's voter rolls. As it turns out, many of the people on the list...