Politics

Ted Cruz has never recouped more than $500,000 he loaned his first campaign. He’s working to overturn the law that’s blocked him

Posted on · The Supreme Court next month will hear arguments in his challenge to the law that prevents the repayment, prompting fears among watchdog groups that another rollback of campaign finance regulations might be looming.

Criminal Justice

The Rittenhouse verdict weighs heavily on Houston organizers

Posted on · "It's just showing us that we don't matter," said organizer Shelly Baker. "We don't matter, the people that are fighting for us don't matter, and it gets very exhausting."

Criminal Justice

Activists And Lawmakers Call On Texas Leaders To Condemn The Rise Of Racism Against Asian Communities

Posted on · A national group monitoring violence and discrimination against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities has logged almost 4,000 incidents during the pandemic. Six of the eight people killed in the Atlanta area Tuesday were of Asian descent, raising suspicions of a hate crime.

Politics

Poll Shows Most Texans Disapprove Of D.C. Insurrection, But Republicans Are Much More Likely To Show Support

Posted on · Overall, 83% of Texans strongly or somewhat opposed the Capitol riot. However, the results also showed that Republicans were significantly more supportive, with about 32% of Texas Republicans polled saying they strongly or somewhat support the insurrection.