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FBI Probe of Congressman Cuellar Investigation Ripples to Campaign

FBI Probe of Congressman Cuellar Investigation Ripples to Campaign

Daniel Friend January 21, 2022
The FBI raid at the home and office of Rep. Henry Cuellar has added fuel to an already-heated campaign.
Weekly Roundup Podcast: New Campaign Finance Numbers, Miller Consultant Indicted, Governor Candidates on Tax Reform

Weekly Roundup Podcast: New Campaign Finance Numbers, Miller Consultant Indicted, Governor Candidates on Tax Reform

Daniel Friend January 21, 2022
Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Send Texas Heartbeat Act Challenge Back to District Court

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Send Texas Heartbeat Act Challenge Back to District Court

Isaiah Mitchell January 20, 2022
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision will let the Fifth Circuit of Appeals have the Supreme Court of Texas weigh in on the case.
Abbott Keynote, Forum With Challengers Shows Contrast of Texas GOP Governor Candidates

Abbott Keynote, Forum With Challengers Shows Contrast of Texas GOP Governor Candidates

Brad Johnson January 20, 2022
The differences in priority between Governor Abbott and his three primary challengers were made plain at two separate events by the candidates.
State Senators Ask Court of Criminal Appeals to Revisit Decision Against Paxton on Ballot Fraud Prosecutions

State Senators Ask Court of Criminal Appeals to Revisit Decision Against Paxton on Ballot Fraud Prosecutions

Hayden Sparks January 20, 2022
Sen. Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston) filed an amicus brief with 13 of his Republican colleagues supporting the motion for a rehearing.
Harris County Judge Blames Texas Election Law for Rejection of 35 Percent of Mail Ballot Applications

Harris County Judge Blames Texas Election Law for Rejection of 35 Percent of Mail Ballot Applications

Holly Hansen January 20, 2022
Lina Hidalgo called confusion over requirements on mail ballot applications a form of voter suppression and called for passage of legislation to thwart Texas’s criteria for mail ballot usage.
U.S. Defense Department Reports Hundreds of Suicides as Texas National Guard Criticized for Recent Deaths

U.S. Defense Department Reports Hundreds of Suicides as Texas National Guard Criticized for Recent Deaths

Hayden Sparks January 20, 2022
With the primary election in just under six weeks, Governor Greg Abbott’s opponents have blasted Operation Lone Star.
Abbott Flexes $18.9 Million Fundraising Haul, GOP Challengers Raise $5.1 Million, O’Rourke Raises $8.9 Million

Abbott Flexes $18.9 Million Fundraising Haul, GOP Challengers Raise $5.1 Million, O’Rourke Raises $8.9 Million

Brad Johnson January 19, 2022
The latest fundraising numbers show the fuller picture of Texas' gubernatorial race as each candidate has now filed more complete reports.
Panther Island to Receive $403 Million in Federal Funding, Rep. Kay Granger Announces

Panther Island to Receive $403 Million in Federal Funding, Rep. Kay Granger Announces

Kim Roberts January 19, 2022
The flood control and land development project often referred to as Panther Island will receive over $400 million in funding, but details are unclear.
Top Political Consultant to Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Indicted for Theft

Top Political Consultant to Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Indicted for Theft

Isaiah Mitchell January 19, 2022
The arrest affidavit says Todd Smith conducted a fake hemp license transaction in Texas Department of Agriculture offices.
Here’s Where the Texas GOP Governor Candidates Stand on Property Taxes

Here’s Where the Texas GOP Governor Candidates Stand on Property Taxes

Brad Johnson January 19, 2022
Property taxes continue to be an issue in Texas for incumbents and challengers alike.

Voices of Texas

VIDEO: Rep. Matt Schaefer on the Withdrawal of U.S. Troops from Afghanistan

VIDEO: Rep. Matt Schaefer on the Withdrawal of U.S. Troops from Afghanistan

State Rep. Matt Schaefer joins reporter Daniel Friend to discuss the withdrawal from Afghanistan under President Biden.
VIDEO: Railroad Commissioner-Elect Jim Wright on His Victory and Coming Job

VIDEO: Railroad Commissioner-Elect Jim Wright on His Victory and Coming Job

Jim Wright joins reporter Brad Johnson on The Texan's "Voices of Texas" podcast to discuss his rise in Texas politics and the state's energy sector.
VIDEO: Sen. Ted Cruz on President Trump’s Supreme Court Pick to Replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg

VIDEO: Sen. Ted Cruz on President Trump’s Supreme Court Pick to Replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"What I think is critical is that we confirm this justice before election day...in case there is litigation challenging the election, and I am confident we will do that and confirm this nominee," said Cruz.
VIDEO: Dr. Robin Armstrong Explains Use of Hydroxychloroquine to Treat Coronavirus

VIDEO: Dr. Robin Armstrong Explains Use of Hydroxychloroquine to Treat Coronavirus

“It’s interesting that people have made it a political discussion — I don’t care about hydroxychloroquine either way,” said Dr. Robin Armstrong.

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