Saturday Jul 19
U.S. officials to leaders in Central America: "Do you want your children back?"
And U.S. Rep. Kay Granger said Saturday that the solution is not to continue piling them into bus stations and other makeshift shelters -such as abandoned schools in North Texas - as officials try to find the best way to safely return the children to their families in countries as far away as Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Democrats Are Positive The Border is Secure
Democrats from the White House, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have repeated that chorus over the years, but the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border has seen more than 50,000 children caught crossing it just since October.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Feds: Texas lawmakers drew electoral maps with intent to discriminate
The U.S. Justice Department told judges Monday that Texas lawmakers carefully crafted electoral maps marginalizing minority voters despite the state's exploding Hispanic population in a deliberate effort to racially discriminate and protect conservative incumbents.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Meet Jason Reeves, the Guy Guaranteed to Finish at Least Second to Marc Veasey
U.S. Representative Marc Veasey doesn't have a Republican opponent in Congressional District 33, which is made up of gerrymandered swaths of Oak Cliff, Irving and Tarrant County .
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Off the Kuff
Mayor Parker discusses her possible political future again
After making a rousing speech at the TDP convention, Mayor Annise Parker talked about some possible paths she could take for a future statewide campaign.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Democrats say it's time to change Texas
Several key Republicans, including the state's top two leaders - Gov. Rick Perry and Lt.
Texas Democratic Convention 6.28.14
A giant TV image of U.S. Congressman Marc Veasey of Fort Worth looms over the Democratic State Convention Saturday June 28, 2014 in Dallas, Texas at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
Unaccompanied immigrant children to be welcomed in Dallas
The recent surge of unaccompanied children crossing the Texas-Mexico border is coming to Dallas as officials here prepare to open shelters for more than 2,000 minors, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced Saturday at the Texas Democratic Convention.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Dallas Democrats' clout ends at the county line
Democratic officials from Dallas, including state Sen. Royce West , filled the stage at the Texas Democrats State Convention at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
The Female Ticket
The goal of their two-day gathering is to energize and inspire as many as 8,000 delegates, alternates and guests, hoping they and others will turn out at the polls and, for the first time since 1994, elect a Democrat to hold a statewide office.