Cortez Quick Return to D.C. Makes
Dems Look More United than Ever
Solo bid to negotiate with leaders who won't budge set GOP hopes up for fall amid appearance of reconciliation.
Abbott Ties Biden Popularity Drop
to Texas Lies Despite Own Slide
Governor with approval marks on decline for year says president numbers down due to fabrications on voting bill.
GOP Senator Issues Threat to UT
on PUF Payback for SEC Poaching
Patrick ally raises specter of relaliation for greedy move that could kill college football for countless Texans.
Legislative Backlash on Big 12 Bolt
May Be Futile with Fix In at SEC
GOP lawmakers scramble to block deal it may be too late to stop with Texas-OU jilting in works for months.
Cracks in House Dems United Front
May be Illusion with Cortez Return
Republican could have hopes up for nothing amid visions of surrender with covid outbreak ruining fun.
Covid Confirms Texas Comeback
with Most Cases Since Mask Repeal
Delta variant throws curve into festive reopening with spike that poses political threat to governor and GOP.
Major House GOP Players Pitch
New Post-Mortem Analysis Fad
Top critical race theory killer teams with election bill sponsor in push to show Texas vote Trump won tainted.
Phelan Has to Make Deal that Gives
Democrats Reason to Come Home
Speaker faces risks of Legislature going broke or compromise to end impasse with face saving on both sides.
Missing Democrat Shifts Sights
to Top Texas Congress Target
Blue wave epitome takes aim at GOP rookie with election challenge and riot as theme in district Biden won.
Caucus Raises Specter of Priority
Piracy with Foster Care Info Hunt
Republicans go back to shaming ploy that targets Dems territorial instincts after nosedive with bully theatrics.
Phelan Teamers Pitch Voting Bill
as Liberal Expansion of Access
Abbott and Republicans steal walkout spin and response from Oregon Dems amid message testing.
Patrick Enlists UT for Panel Bashing
of Alamo Book He Made Best Seller
Senate boss could make history as first official to ban book and writers he makes rich first with history expert antics.
Phelan Shelves Good Cop Role
with Bipartisan Coalition on Ice
Speaker fires first potential salvo in new leader fight amid veiled threat from Dems on pulling support in 2023.