Attorney issues cease and desist letter in Cameron County sheriff’s race

Republican candidate for Cameron County Sheriff John Chambers sent a press release on Wednesday in which he announced the campaign had issued a cease...

Cornyn, Hegar set for first debate, though Hegar wants two more

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and his Democratic challenger, MJ Hegar, are set for their first debate, though Hegar wants...

Biden campaign adds more staff in Texas

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Joe Biden's campaign is expanding its staff in Texas, bringing on 13 more people as the state continues to look...

Vote-by-mail advocates lose appeal in Texas

By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to vote-by-mail advocates in Texas. A push by the...

Judge: Texas voters must be notified of signature issues

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas voters must be notified of any issues with their signature on mailed-in ballots, a federal judge ruled after finding...

National Democratic group to spend $6.2 to flip the Texas House

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune A national Democratic super PAC is pumping over $6 million in to the fight for the Texas House majority. The group,...

Biden supporters rally with Harlingen caravan

HARLINGEN — For Democracy, he said. That’s why Chris Pauley said he showed up Saturday for a pro-Joe Biden parade through town. “I feel like he’s...

BISD trustees challenged for posts; 14 candidates file for election

Two incumbents on the Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees are being challenged in board elections to be held in conjunction with the...

Democrats’ national convention shone a spotlight on Texas’ emerging bench

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune The speaking turns may have been brief and the spotlight not as bright, but Texas Democrats got a glimpse at...

Some Texas Democrats wish state had bigger role in DNC

By Patrick Svitek and Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune Texas Democrats have worked for months to prove that their home “is the biggest battleground state” in...