Presidential Presence

The Bidens Will Be in Houston This Friday

The president plans to meet with local leaders to talk about the winter storm, the recovery, and how tough Houston is, of course.

02/23/2021 By Dianna Wray

New year, new president

How Will the Biden Administration Impact the Bayou City?

Four things to know about what a new president will—and will not—mean for Houston.

01/19/2021 By Dianna Wray

I got bingo!

Go Vote, Then Play Election Bingo

Have some civically minded fun and games.

10/13/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt Illustrations by Monica Fuentes Carroll With Emma Schkloven

I voted! 

Here's What You Need to Know about Early Bird Voting in Houston

Find out where the drive-thru polls are, what you need to bring, who is actually on the ballot, and more.

10/12/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

Heads of State

David Adickes Gets a Foreboding New York Times Magazine Shout Out

The publication calls some of the artist's crumbling sculptures “a guided tour through the ruins of America’s democracy.”

09/27/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Breaking News

George H.W. Bush Dies At 94

The former president and Texas congressman was hospitalized earlier in 2018.

11/30/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Politics

Rep. Al Green Officially Calls on Congress to Impeach President Trump

The Houston politician is the first member of Congress to formally request that Paul Ryan initiate impeachment proceedings.

05/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Review

Front Porch Society Revisits Obama’s Historic Win

Hope, change, and also disillusion.

05/15/2017 By Doni Wilson

History

Remembering the Night Dan Rather 'Sassed' President Richard Nixon

Jones Hall witnessed one of the great press vs. president sparring matches in 1974.

02/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Thank God It's Almost Over

Where to Watch the Election Results Roll In

No matter where you land on the political spectrum, there's a viewing party out there for you tomorrow night.

11/07/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Politics

Sheila Jackson Lee "Stalking" John Podesta, Says Latest WikiLeaks Leak

The longterm Houston congresswoman really, really, really wanted a favor from Hillary Clinton.

10/14/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

HAIL TO THE CHIEF

No More Ticker Tape

Presidential visits used to be a lot more fun.

04/14/2014 By John Lomax