FORT WORTH — Buoyed by recent polling numbers in the Texas governor’s race, Republican nominee Greg Abbott touted his support among female voters during a Wednesday campaign stop, less than a week before the Nov. 4 election.
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WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. John Cornyn’s re-election campaign looks to be in comfortable shape as Tuesday’s voting approaches, but the Texan is still pushing hard because as his party’s political prospects rise and fall, so do his own.
For candidates in tight races and the parties that fund expensive get-out-the-vote efforts, Election Day has turned into Election Month: By Monday, voters in 34 states and the District of Columbia will be able to cast ballots in person.
AUSTIN — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday barred Texas from enforcing an abortion regulation that had left only seven clinics operating in the state.
AUSTIN, Texas — A federal appeals court put the state’s voter identification law back into effect on Tuesday afternoon.
Gus Pando lost his mother last year in a crash at an intersection where a county road crossed four lanes of vehicles barreling by at 75 mph. At the same Odessa, Texas, junction in August, a family friend was killed in a wreck when the driver of a Jeep smashed into his minivan, a day after new stop signs were installed.
After an audit found that the Texas Enterprise Fund, a state economic incentive program, has awarded millions in development funds without proper oversight, the program’s future seems uncertain. In Grayson County, where two major employers received awards from the the Enterprise Fund, local economic development professionals say the fund is still needed to bring in businesses.
As it hears arguments in an appeal of a federal judge’s decision overturning new requirements for Texas abortion facilities, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the state could enforce the requirements in the meantime.
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas’ highest criminal court agreed Wednesday with a lower court’s decision to throw out money-laundering and conspiracy charges against former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.
FORTH WORTH, Texas — Texas officials on Tuesday backed away from a proposal that would have allowed alcohol be sold at some gun shows under strict conditions.