AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — On Day 3 of Texas Democrats hunkering down in Washington to block tighter voting laws, Republicans back home settled into a new routine that boils down to turning the Democrats' gambit into yet another advantage for the GOP in 2022.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrats in the Texas Legislature bolted Monday for Washington, and said they were ready to remain there for weeks in a second revolt against a GOP overhaul of election laws, forcing a dramatic new showdown over voting rights in America.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday that Texas will build a border wall along the state’s boundary with Mexico but gave no details on where or when.
Gov. Greg Abbott has said he will sign a bill that would make Texas by far the most populous state allowing people to carry handguns without a license.
A poll shows actor Matthew McConaughey, who has teased he might enter politics in Texas, has more support to be governor than incumbent Greg Abbott.
Some want officials to target vaccine supplies to five hotspots where 197,000 people have tested positive in the past week. Plus, Texas says no to vaccine passports, while California joins states lifting pandemic restrictions. Get all the latest.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order that bars state agencies from creating vaccine passports for entry to a place or to receive a service.
Virus updates: Many businesses are still keeping mask rules in place; the Texas Rangers played Monday with the first U.S. full capacity crowd in a year; and more.
Beto O'Rourke says he's thinking of running for Texas governor in 2022, but does he have a chance against two-time incumbent Greg Abbott? Interviews with Texans in O'Rourke's hometown of El Paso and an expert lays out the political landscape of the Lone Star State.
When asked on a podcast if he was contemplating a run for governor of Texas, actor Matthew McConaughey said "it's a true consideration."
The decision comes as governors across the U.S. have been easing coronavirus restrictions, despite warnings from health experts that the pandemic is far from over.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and other Republicans are facing flak for blaming renewable energy sources as the culprits of the state's power outages.
Hurricane Laura has hit Category 3 strength over the Gulf of Mexico, hours before it is expected to bring potentially deadly flooding and ruinous damage to eastern Texas and Louisiana.
Americans are testing positive for coronavirus in record-breaking numbers across the US and the surge in cases is slowing down the time tests take.
The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the WHO, although the pullout won’t take effect until next year.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week.
At least one gunman opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing eight to 10 people, most of them students, authorities said.
One of the most eloquent opponents of Texas' proposed gender bathroom law began identifying as a girl four years ago, when she was age 3.