This week state Republicans caught some bad press when the 'Boats N' Hoes' Super PAC was shut down Thursday. The Political Action Committee was started by a bookkeeper with Houston-based political strategy firm Blakemore & Associates, according to the Texas Tribune. Houston consultant Allen Blakem ... More >>
Embattled Harris County Family Court Judge Denise Pratt dismissed at least 260 -- and perhaps hundreds more -- pending cases December 30, 2013, in what one lawyer is calling "a triple whammy of judicial insanity." Attorney Greg Enos, whose efforts to remove the Republican Pratt from the bench resu ... More >>
What's that sound? Dust settling? No....Dust doesn't really make any sound as it settles. Nevertheless, dust is settling, dammit, after Election 08, and it's time to pick the local winners and losers. We're here to help. Winners 1. Bill White. Everyone wanted to be Mayor Bill White's best buddy ... More >>
Rattling the bones in Ted Poe's closet
Don't worry, they're here
Can a ballot triple shift win City Hall for the GOP?
Political consultant Allen Blakemore
A mayoral candidate wrestles with a no-win choice
Court art attracts heat but no media light
Early mayoral forums hint at the strategies to come
Mayoral candidate Michael Berry might want to vet his own supporters' bill-paying histories
Facing an out-of-control council, Brown recalls a veteran vote saver
When Democrats try to impersonate Republicans, the results ain't pretty
Party veterans sound alarms at the proposed GOP political-purity rules
Dem Hispanic stars collide while a resigning judge targets the county attorney
Candidate recruits include a former Republican jurist
The Texas Ethics Commission lacks eyes, ears and teeth
Brown duplicates 1997 showing, but Sanchez has the momentum
Can Bell avoid being the odd man out?
Latinos find little sympathy from Commissioners Court
GOP consultant Allen Blakemore looks to become a do-it-yourself bondsman
With a battle looming, gays and their supporters seek high ground
Bankrupt journalist of the year v. O'Quinn et al.
Desperately seeking Susan
Todd talks up a storm at taxpayer expense
How "Scary" Gary Polland turned his party apparatus into a political slot machine
Primary results make a hoax of Hotze
In District 7, is the real conservative behind door No. 1 or door No. 2?
Prayer Lunch Indigestion. A conservative kingmaker meets his match in "Mama Bear"
The Talented Mr. Stockman. A defeated politician resurrects himself in Seventh District heaven with a stash of campaign cash
The D.A. and sheriff sizzle over Rosenthal's misleading campaign mailer
In the latest divorce donnybrook, things didn't go better with coke
A preacher accuses the judiciary of allowing same-sex marriage fraud
Or is the county judge just crazylike a fox?
Republicans complete Texas political reconstruction
Money may be the root of all evil, but it's fueled Steven Hotze's rise from a fringe player on the religious right to kingmaker in the local Republican Party. Now he's trying to stretch his influence further afield.
Mayor Bob casts a long shadow over the Tyra-Peavy runoff
Two soon-to-be-unemployed politicians may be headed for a City Council showdown
His campaign manager's gone, his headquarters got smoked, but domestic bliss awaits