| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Reading “Green Eggs and Ham” to the children at bedtime is perfectly acceptable way to end the day in most American households.
Choosing to do it from the floor of the U.S. Senate, then using the story as a metaphor for why you oppose...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:21 AM
If Nancy Reagan ever dropped in on Texas, she would make a foursome: four past and present Republican First Ladies, all married to anti-abortion politicians, and yet who themselves, to varying degrees, support a right to abortion.
Anita Perry, wife of...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Truth is stranger than fiction, and the Texas Legislature may be stranger than them all.
On Tuesday night, state Sen. Wendy Davis attempted a herculean 13-hour filibuster to stop the passage of SB5, a bill seeking to ban, among other things, abortion...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Abortion rights supporters may as well put away those champagne glasses.
Jubilation probably came a bit prematurely for those celebrating the demise of the Texas measure that would turn back the clock on reproductive rights.
While many thought...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 2:26 PM
When Governor Rick Perry was making out his calendar for the month, he probably thought he would be the Republican standing on the stage in Denver this week debating President Obama. But that would be a no.
Instead, he came to Houston to talk economic...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 2:02 PM
A 65-year-old man who repeatedly sexually abused two sisters has been sentenced to 99 years in prison with no possibility for parole.
Last week, jurors in state district Judge George Gallagher’s court convicted Charles Samuel Burgess II of one...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 11:22 AM
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - The approval of a specialty Texas vehicle license plate which says "One State Under God" and shows three crosses has again put Texas Governor Rick Perry on the spot in the Republican presidential race.
The Texas Department of...
| May 27, 2011
| 9:56 AM
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas on Friday said he's thinking more seriously about a presidential run, making him the latest in a growing roster of Republicans suddenly giving the 2012 campaign a look.
Texas' longest-serving governor, Perry took office in 2000...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Scott names economic advisors By Tanya Alanez, Sun-Sentinel Gov.-elect Rick Scott announced today a cast of six “economic experts” — including his campaign's chief economic adviser, Donna Arduin — who will advise him as he moves to...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 9:41 PM
On a different comment thread, Wendy C. throws out this: As [Texas Gov. Rick] Perry jumps into the race, it will be interesting to see who drops out. I predict three or four of the current eight candidates will be......
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Republican presidential candidates--8 of them--debate under the wings of Ronald Reagan's Air Force One, but it's mostly the Rick Perry Mitt Romney show....
| Sep 28, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Chris Christie is asked three times if he'll run for president in one night at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley....