News

Supreme Court: Gay Marriage Bans are Unconstitutional

Posted on Handing gay rights advocates a monumental victory, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday ruled that marriages between couples of the same sex are constitutional, a decision that overrides Texas' long-standing ban on gay marriage.

Politics

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

Posted on The high court's 6-3 decision means more than 800,000 low- and middle-income Texans - and millions of people in other states that didn't establish their own insurance exchanges - will continue to receive the financial assistance that helps offset the cost of their health plans.

News

Capitol May Finally Get African-American Monument

Posted on At its tallest central point, the panorama would celebrate the moment slaves were emancipated in Texas, with a man holding a torch and a woman clutching the Emancipation Proclamation.

Elections

5 Ways Jeb Bush’s 2016 Campaign Runs Through Texas

Posted on Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush enters the 2016 presidential race with perhaps more ties to Texas than any other candidate in the field besides the two who live here: former Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. The state central to his family's political DNA will never be too far removed from Bush's White House ambitions.