Posted on · The Republican nominee collected roughly $5 million in donations from Texas from January 1 through July 31, according to the Federal Election Commission. Over the same period, his Democratic rival raised more than $13 million.
Posted on · The ruling by a U.S. district judge puts a nationwide hold on the directive, issued by the U.S. Education Department in May, requiring that students in public schools be allowed to use restrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identity.
Posted on · The net job losses were much lighter than usual for a month typically dominated by short-term layoffs in education.
Posted on · Low crude oil prices often lead big energy companies to gobble up smaller ones. But merger and acquisition activity in the sector is modest compared to previous downturns.
Posted on · The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals struck the law down last month, concluding that it discriminates against minority voters.
Posted on · Uncertainty over low oil prices and the 2016 presidential election is discouraging Houston consumers from spending on big-ticket items like cars.
Posted on · The chance of a third party winning the White House in 2016 is microscopic. But capturing as little as 5 percent of the vote nationwide could help the Greens or Libertarians mount more serious challenges in 2020.
Posted on · Delegates, including former Democrats who had backed Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, nominated the Green Party’s 2012 standard bearer for a second run at the White House.
Posted on · Both presidential candidates are likely to view dollars spent in solid-red Texas as dollars wasted and could be invested in swing states.
Posted on · The lawsuit charges the state’s system of choosing judges in at-large, partisan elections violates the Voting Rights Act.
Posted on · Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is facing two felony counts of securities fraud. The gift from Preferred Imaging founder James Webb accounts for nearly a third of his legal defense fund.
Posted on · Many supporters of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders still vow they won’t vote for Hillary Clinton in November. Eight years ago, Turner remembers, Clinton’s partisans said the same thing about Barack Obama.
Posted on · Members of the Texas delegation speak about their views on the upcoming presidential election and on Texas’ role in the Republican Party going forward.
Posted on · Sen. Ted Cruz delivered his speech to the Republican National Convention Wednesday night and while he endorsed much of the platform on which Donald Trump campaigned for the party’s presidential nomination, Cruz did not actually endorse Trump.
Posted on · The lieutenant governor says he has been speaking to the Trump campaign about how to win over Texans put off by the Republican nominee’s rhetoric.