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

Politicking

Beto O'Rourke Is Doing Well, But Don't Count Ted Cruz Out

Can a Texas Democrat unseat one of the state's most gifted GOP politicians? Probably not.

01/30/2018 By Dianna Wray

Politics

Beto O'Rourke Stops by Houston for 'Beers with Beto'

The El Paso native hopes to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz in November.

01/09/2018 Photography by Marco Torres

Ted Talk

Net Neutrality, Explained for Ted Cruz

After the senator got in a Twitter fight with Luke Skywalker, we're here to set things straight.

12/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

At Pop Shop America, Crafting and Politics Make for a Potent Mix

Beyond the ubiquitous "pink pussy hats," craftivism is inspiring activists to get creative.

04/14/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Politics

Updated: Ted Cruz Refused to Meet with Constituents, Barred Access to Offices

Texans were told to make an appointment by calling the office, though neither Houston nor Austin phone lines were in service for days.

01/26/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

January's Perfect Party: Welcome-to-2017 Edition

It's a brave new world out there.

12/30/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

The Perfect Party: Cause and Effect Edition

These six Houstonians saw swift and immediate reactions to their work this month.

10/24/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Politics

That One Time Calling Ted Cruz a Serial Killer Worked Out in Someone's Favor

Rice grad Tim Faust's gonzo t-shirts depicting Cruz as the Zodiac Killer unexpectedly went viral, raising $70,000 for abortion advocacy in the process.

03/25/2016 By Adam Doster

Cougar Town

The Republican Debate at UH: A Student's Perspective

Crowds, protests, a sea of journalists, tight security and Anderson Cooper.

02/26/2016 By Laura Gillespie

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

The Drawl

Starred Up

Still skeptical of astrological clairvoyance? These recent incidents tell us that the stars have much to offer.

05/31/2015 By Houstonia Staff