Obama includes 11 Texas candidates in midterm endorsements

President Barack Obama issued a second round of midterm endorsements, lending his name in support of 260 Democratic candidates for governor, U.S. Senate and U.S. House, and state legislature.

Political spam: Is there a way to make it stop?

With the 2018 general election just a few months away, many local, statewide and congressional candidates are looking for ways to leave lasting impressions on Texas voters. Texting and emailing has proven to be one of the more modern – ...

The Abbott, Valdez debate over arming teachers, Harvey recovery in debate

Lupe Valdez, the Democratic nominee for governor, swung away at Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in their first and only debate the evening of Sept.28, while Abbott largely ignored her and defended his first term.

O’Rourke holds his own against Cruz in first debate

In their first Texas Senate debate at Southern Methodist University held Friday evening, Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke squared off on a range of hot-button issues from immigration and health care to Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh ...

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, hosted its final forum Sept. 17 at the African American Museum. The political forum featured candidates running for the District Attorney’s office: incumbent Faith Johnson and challenger John Creuzot.

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, returned for a special forum Sept. 10 at the African American Museum, highlighting several candidates running for the District 4 City Council position.

A day with Beto O’Rourke in the Southern Sector of Dallas

Beto O’Rourke, a Texas candidate for U.S. Senator, spent the majority of the day in the Southern Sector of Dallas, Aug. 26.

Door to the future: How Rep. Johnson could make history if Democrats win back the House

Silhouetted against the window of U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson’s Capitol Hill office is a model Vulcan 500 series rocket, seemingly ready to blast off into the summer D.C. sky.

NAACP closes convention with a call to vote

Thousands of people from across the country attended this year’s convention – gathered in San Antonio for the 109th annual NAACP convention.

New Dallas ISD trustee hosts town hall meeting to discuss TRE

With discussions of a possible tax hike soon approaching, South Dallas residents aired-out their concerns about the 13-cent Tax Ratification Election with new Dallas ISD Justin Henry during a town hall meeting, July 31.

The fight for control of Congress: Trump sent cash to boost campaigns of six Texas Republicans

Six Texas Republicans in Congress received a show of financial support from their party’s leader this week

Trump administration moves to rescind Obama-era guidance on race in admissions

The Trump administration is moving to rescind Obama-era guidance to colleges and universities on how they can use race in admissions decisions to promote diversity, according to an administration official.

Dems Build Momentum: Seven Texas Democrats in Congress just outraised Republican rivals

There are few bigger warning signs for a member of Congress that their re-election may be in doubt than when a challenger outraises them. In Texas, it just happened to seven incumbents, all Republicans.

DA candidates react to school mass shooting reports

With two school mass shootings within three months and another averted, Gov. Greg Abbot held public hearings and produced a school shooting report, available on the Texas.gov website.

O’Rourke, Escobar lead march on tent city and separating immigrant children

World Cup soccer and backyard barbecues were set aside Father’s Day morning for hundreds of people who chose instead to descend on this small West Texas outpost that’s become famous the last 72 hours for being home to an immigration ...