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AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge likened Texas' strict voter ID requirement to a poll tax deliberately meant to suppress minority voter turnout and struck it down less than a month before Election Day — and mere hours after the…
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is wasting little time pouncing on President Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy yet"comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq,…
AUSTIN, Texas -- Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he is fighting a criminal indictment with the law on his side -- not to mention a team of high-powered attorneys with formidable records in big cases.
A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power for making good on a veto threat - a case the possible 2016 presidential hopeful is dismissing as nakedly political, but which…
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.
The billionaire industrialists are working to patch a gaping hole in the GOP coalition that could spell a generation of irrelevance if Republicans cannot build some credibility with Hispanic voters, who typically shun the GOP. The fast-growing group could have…
The Texas Republican Party would endorse psychological treatment that seeks to turn gay people straight under a new platform partly aimed at rebuking laws in California and New Jersey that ban so-called "reparative therapy" on minors. A push to include…
The longest-serving governor in state history isn't seeking re-election and may see two of his achievements — distributing hundreds of millions of dollars to attract top employers to Texas and stockpiling a rainy day fund robust enough to bankroll infrastructure…
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