Texas Voters Like McConaughey
Better than Abbott in 2022 Battle
Gov trails actor by 9 and leads Beto by only 5 amid tanking popularity despite big leads on GOP primary rivals.
Flores Gets Potential Ticket Back
with Hometown Senate Map Shuffle
Redistricting plan would defuse potential rubber match with artful shift of ex-solon hometown to district with opening.
Border Rep Pleas for State Help
as Gov Backs Down from Biden
Homeland security defuses Abbott POE closings as Morales warns on new humanitarian crisis.
Abbott Could Show Base Love
with Recall Votes in New Call
GOP lawmakers could wait until regular session to take shot at constitutional amendment to share power.
Gov Threats on Homeless Bill
Could Violate New Law Intent
Abbott and attorney general demand strict statewide enforcement of state law designed for Capital City.
Abbott Slaps Standard Freedom
Tag on Social Media Takeover
Texas gov signs law that represents unprecedented interference by state government in private business.
Covid Numbers Exploding as GOP
Seeks to Make Texas Fight Harder
Abbott rosy view wrong again as records fall while Republican lawmakers file bills to ban vaccine mandates.
Gov Brings @AbbottHatesDogs Bill
Back to Life in Special Session 3
Abbott bows to suburban backlash with cruelty plan that he vetoed amid concerns on pain of criminal penalties.
Abbott Photo Op Captures Essence
of GOP Voting Bill for Rural Whites
Picture word countless words as Suburban Republicans avoid signing ceremony for possible suicide.
House Conservative Eyes Bid
in Crowded 2022 Field for AG
Freedom caucus charter member explores statewide race with low odds that Paxton exit could change.
Pediatric ICU Crisis Intensifies
as Gov Touts Testing Positivity
No beds for sickest kids from Dallas to Midland to Laredo as school count soars with ban on mask mandates.
Governor Blazes Abortion Trails
But Gets No Respect in Polling
DeSantis leads pack in latest survey with Abbott missing again as Biden brands Texas bill as un-American.
Amid Claims on Attacks on Women
Lyft and Uber covering legal costs for vigilante bounties as Musk denies Abbott claims in bad sign for business.
Speaker and Patrick Not in Tune
on Top Summer Accomplishments
Texas voters give Legislature lousy reviews in poll as leaders offer very different outcome perspectives.