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Why Ken Paxton’s supporters in the Texas attorney general race are unbothered by his...

Paxton’s backers say they’re looking past the FBI investigation into Paxton and his felony indictment because he’s a a strong conservative advocate fighting the...

T-Squared: Lucy Tompkins is joining us as a New York Times Headway fellow

A Montana native and a former Fulbright fellow, Lucy will cover housing and homelessness in Texas in the second year of her two-year fellowship.

Her daughters are U.S. citizens. A federal health rule won’t let this Guatemalan mother...

After drug cartel members began demanding monthly payments, she took her daughters to the border to seek asylum. They’ve been waiting in a Juárez...

Seven ways climate change is already hitting Texans

Extreme weather events, water scarcity, risks of illness: Climate change is here, and it’s already affecting Texans.

Help us show how climate change is impacting Texans

Climate change is here. We want to document where its effects are being felt in Texas, how communities are adapting and what government officials...

Underdog Jane Hope Hamilton angling for an upset against Jasmine Crockett in Dallas-area congressional...

Crockett is running on her experience as a legislator, a civil rights attorney and as the incumbent’s hand-picked successor. Hamilton is running on her...

Texas power grid leaders say they’re confident the lights will stay on this summer

Texas Public Utility Commission Chair Peter Lake and ERCOT President Brad Jones said the power grid is prepared for record-breaking summer electricity demand.

With renewed attention on abortion, Democrats in attorney general runoff vow to defend reproductive...

Rochelle Garza sued the Trump administration in 2017, seeking access to an abortion for an undocumented teenager. Joe Jaworski, a former Galveston mayor and...

Texas’ grid operator told a power plant to delay repairs ahead of a May...

Climate change and other factors are shortening the window when aging Texas power plants can make repairs to run at full strength in hot...

In rematch, Jessica Cisneros faces a weakened Henry Cuellar for South Texas congressional seat

An FBI raid on his home before the primary and a threat to Roe v. Wade. Henry Cuellar is heading into the primary runoff...

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