After a videotape showing Battleground Texas workers -- who are helping campaign for Democratic candidate for governor Wendy Davis -- mocking Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbott for being disabled, Davis is again finding herself on the defensive.
State Sen. Davis is disavowing those remarks and the campaign workers who made them.
Conservative operative James O’Keefe is known for his heavily-edited hidden video recordings catching progressives like ACORN workers saying embarrassing things.
State Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, is fighting back against allegations that she embellished her life story. The likely democratic nominee for Texas governor says she didn’t stretch the truth for political gain.
Part of Davis’s appeal to Texas voters has been her compelling back story -- of being once a teenaged single mother, living in a trailer park and through hard work and a Harvard law degree rising to political prominence.
Thao Nguyen began playing guitar at the age of 12. She practiced songs in her mothers Laundromat. She started bands in high school, a high school dedicated to science and technology. In college she played weekend shows, while earning a double major in women’s studies and psychology.
The 82nd winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors is underway in Washington, D.C. San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro traveled to the gathering after being asked to speak about early childhood education and how San Antonio implemented the Pre-K 4 SA initiative.
Castro spoke during the Childhood Obesity Prevention Awards Luncheon.
Signing up for a credit card or car loan can mean signing away your right to a civil trial if you get taken advantage of. Forced arbitration clauses are being lambasted by consumer rights groups and we will talk to two groups about their opposition to what the industry argues are efficient tools for resolving disputes.
According to the Texas Education Agency, nearly a quarter of all high school juniors have fell short of end-of-course graduation requirements -- those numbers were what attorneys led with on day two of the Texas school finance trial.
According to the TEA, over 309,000 students met the necessary requirements and passed a set of end-of-course exams in order to graduate in 2015, which works out to about 76 percent of all Texas high school juniors.