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

Parallels

Daisy at Main Street Theater Tells a 1960s Story that Sounds Eerily Familiar

The upcoming production captures the political moment that birthed a still-relevant LBJ attack ad.

03/28/2018 By Holly Beretto

Politics

At a Loss: The Aftermath of Two Very Different Election Night Watch Parties

Neither a local politician's race nor the presidential election provided the results these parties watched for last night.

11/09/2016 By Adam Doster and Marianella Orlando

Election Day

Houston Women Rock Pantsuits To Encourage Voters on Election Day

Members of the Pantsuit Nation are meeting around the city in support of Hillary Clinton.

11/08/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Ice House

The Woman Who’d Rather Die Than Vote

The story behind the obituary of one Houston spitfire who’d do anything to skip voting this November

10/24/2016 By Adam Doster

Politics

Term Unlimited: Meet 3 of Houston’s Longest-Serving Politicians

In Texas, a full 67 percent of incumbents didn't face a major-party challenger in the 2014 elections—and 2016 isn't much different.

09/19/2016 By Adam Doster

The People’s Court

So, What Exactly Is the Harris County Commissioners Court?

With an enormous amount of power and an annual budget of roughly $1.5 billion, it’s time you knew exactly what your county commissioners are doing.

03/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Indecision 2016

Vetting Ted Cruz’s Presidential Resumé

We read the Republican presidential candidate's book (well, the Houston parts, anyway) so you don’t have to.

09/01/2015 By Scott Vogel