The Brief: May 22, 2015

Four large donors to the nonprofit currently documenting Texas lawmakers this session are well-known backers of conservative causes.

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Ben Philpott

The Brief: Jan. 8, 2015

Unexpectedly tough lines of questioning by federal appeals court judges hearing arguments over Texas' requirement that abortion clinics meet hospital-like standards buoyed hopes of abortion rights supporters on Wednesday.

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Bob Daemmrich

The Brief: Nov. 19, 2014

Despite his challenger's vow to take a speaker vote to the floor on the first day of session, backers of House Speaker Joe Straus spent Tuesday trying to demonstrate the race is already a foregone conclusion.

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Bob Daemmrich

The Brief: Jan. 16, 2014

Land commissioner candidate George P. Bush has some pointed words for fellow Republicans who denigrate Hispanics.

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The Evening Brief: Nov. 19, 2013

Your evening reading: controversial mock immigration sting at UT canceled; new ads appear from lite guv candidates Dewhurst and Patterson; a drone flies over the Capitol

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Graphic by Todd Wiseman / Bob Daemmrich

Some Texas Lawmakers Hold Out on Endorsing

Some Texas Republicans in Congress still have not endorsed a candidate in the contest for the party's presidential nomination. What are they waiting for?

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