Politics

Midterms 2018

UPDATED: Scenes From Election Day 2018

Houstonians were out and about doing their civic duty.

11/06/2018 Photography by Daniel Kramer By Dianna Wray

Midterms 2018

The Houstonian's Guide to Last-Minute Election Day Details

What you need to know before you hit the polls on Tuesday.

11/05/2018 By Dianna Wray

Midterms 2018

Where to Watch the Election Results

You have quite a few options.

11/05/2018 By Drew Jones

Maybe Look Away

Video: Alex Jones from InfoWars and Protestors Exchanging Barbs

If you choose not to watch, we won't blame you.

10/23/2018 By Catherine Matusow Photography by Daniel Kramer

Trump in Town

Scenes from President Donald Trump’s Rally for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz

Thousands converged on the Toyota Center in their MAGA finest.

10/23/2018 Photography by Daniel Kramer By Catherine Matusow

Before You Vote

Voting Early? Important Information Every Houstonian Should Know

Read up on the candidates in English, Spanish, or Vietnamese.

10/22/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Update

President Trump's Houston #MAGA Rally Has Changed Venues

NRG Arena reportedly wasn't big enough.

10/18/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Strange arena-fellows

ICYMI: President Trump is Coming to Stump for Ted Cruz

The former rivals will come together in Houston for an October 22 political rally.

10/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Getting all Electoral

Register to Vote While You Still Can

The midterms are looming, but the cutoff for Harris County voter registration is even closer.

10/03/2018 By Sandy Tang

"I Did Not Retreat"

The “Tragic Irony” of Anita Hill: Academic Speaks In Houston As Senate Panel Votes on Kavanaugh

Bracing for disappointment, Hill cautioned women against throwing in the towel.

09/28/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Politics

Second Cruz-O'Rourke Debate Postponed

A weekend SCOTUS confirmation vote means Cruz can't come to Houston.

09/28/2018 By Dianna Wray

Nevertheless, She Persisted

In the Midst of Fiery Kavanaugh Hearings, Anita Hill Will Speak In Houston

The attorney and academic sat in Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's seat 27 years ago. Tomorrow, she'll address the past, present, and future of the #MeToo movement at a global conference for women in technology.

09/27/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Rorschach Representation

What We See When We Look At Houston’s Gerrymandered Congressional Districts

Hint: It’s not democracy!

09/21/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Politics

The Official Ted Cruz vs. Beto O'Rourke Drinking Game

Win or lose, margs make everything better. (So does voting.)

09/21/2018 By Dianna Wray

Politics

The Houstonia Guide to the 2018 Midterm Elections

Will Texas turn blue this year? We don't know, but we'll definitely be watching.

09/21/2018 By Dianna Wray

NASA-ing it up

NASA Head Wants to Go Commercial

Will the federal space agency of the future get us to Mars with ... ads?

09/13/2018 By Drew Jones

Vote!

Why You Should Vote on the Harris County Flood Bond Tomorrow

Remembering Harvey by voting for flood mitigation on August 25.

08/24/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Dianna Wray

News

In Photos: 'Families Belong Together' Day Of Action

Several thousand Houstonians came together on Saturday to protest the Trump administration's policies regarding family separation and detention.

07/02/2018 By Marco Torres

Politicking

SCOTUS Vacancy Gives Both Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke Some Angles to Work

Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement has made the already interesting Texas Senate race even more so.

06/29/2018 By Dianna Wray

News

The Future of the Johnson Space Center Is Up in the Air

Long the home for manned spaceflight in the U.S., Houston’s Johnson Space Center is struggling to maintain its position in a new era. Meet the team advocating for its future—and Space City’s—in Washington, D.C.

06/22/2018 By Dianna Wray