Texas Elections 2018

In This Texas Democratic Primary, The Clinton/Sanders Divide Still Lingers

Posted on · One of the two women running in the Democratic primary to unseat state Sen. Konni Burton backed Hillary Clinton in 2016. The other backed Bernie Sanders. Remnants of that divide from two years ago can be found in their current match-up

Podcast

Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 44: Who Is Challenging Governor Abbott?

Posted on · "The consistent message that seems to be coming out of her campaign is she has no idea why she's running for governor" - Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on media and others' reaction to Lupe Valdez, one of the Democrats running for Texas governor

Politics

Vote On Federal Disaster Aid Could Up Pressure On Abbott To Tap Rainy Day Fund

Posted on · Governor Greg Abbott will come to Houston later this month to meet with Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Council members to discuss Harvey relief. Turner and his colleagues plan to make the point that Abbott’s reluctance to use the fund has made it harder to get Congress to pay for flood control projects