Friday Jul 18
Politics, hurricanes & Oprah: After two decades, Houston TV news star looks to new adventures
In 20 years of broadcast journalism, Mary Benton has covered politicians and taken cover from hurricanes.
Democrat Wendy Davis remains a fundraising force in the Texas governor's race but begins the pivotal final push toward Election Day with substantially less money to spend than Republican Greg Abbott, according to new campaign finance figures released Tuesday.
Off the Kuff
The filibuster one year later
The thousands of Texans whose screaming protest of anti-abortion legislation brought the Capitol to a standstill June 25 will mark the one-year anniversary much more quietly this week, yielding to the reality of abortion as a political issue in the most scarlet of red states.