Texans Vote For First New Governor Since 2000Without Gov. Rick Perry on the ballot for the first time since 2000, Texas politics was poised to undergo a major shake-up Tuesday, starting with the race for governor between the state's staunchly conservative Republican attorney general and a Democratic champion of abortion rights.
'Duck Dynasty' Star: 'If We Don't Turn To God At A Pretty Rapid Clip, We're Going To Lose The United States Of America'Thousands of Republicans are looking at their rising stars ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
Obama: 'Obstruction May Actually Be A Good Political Strategy' If Dems Don't Vote In MidtermsDenouncing the current Congress as the least productive in modern history, President Barack Obama chided Republicans on Wednesday for blocking a Senate bill aimed at narrowing the gender pay gap — an issue Democrats are counting on to give them an advantage in the fall elections.
Report: Obama To Attend Dem Fundraiser In Texas Same Day As Fort Hood MemorialA White House aide says President Barack Obama plans to attend a memorial service Wednesday at Fort Hood — the site of last week's shooting rampage.
Obama Plans Houston Fundraiser In April President Obama to hold invitation-only fundraiser at home of philanthropist John Eddie Williams.
Poll: More Republican Hispanics In Texas Than In The Rest Of The CountryGallup tracking poll shows 27 percent of Hispanics in the state identify with the GOP.
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu Wins 2nd Term Boosted by a drop in the city's murder rate and an endorsement from President Barack Obama, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu won a landslide victory Saturday in his bid for a second term.
Two-Woman Ticket In Texas Goes For History In 2014 Forget whether Hillary Clinton could win the White House in 2016. Women still have yet to run many statehouses, but in 2014 two Texas Democrats are going for a new kind of history: Winning as an all-female ticket for governor and lieutenant governor.
Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
Democrats Have Long Way To Go Before Winning Texas Statewide ElectionThe legislative debate over abortion laws and equal pay for women have rallied Democrats in recent weeks, but they have a long way to go before winning a statewide election in Texas.
Rick Perry Says 20-Week Abortion Ban ConstitutionalGov. Rick Perry says the abortion bill awaiting his signature to become Texas law is constitutional and will withstand court challenges by those who oppose it.
Perry Reshaped Texas, But Foundered Nationally Gov. Rick Perry was a champion of fiercely conservative social activism long before the tea party was born. He oversaw the "Texas Miracle" job-creation boom and became the most powerful Texas governor since Reconstruction.