Positivity Rate Ditching as Gauge
Cleared Way for Bars in GOP Turf
Lubbock and Amarillo surpass new Abbott hospital limit that gave red hot spots green light for bars.
Goldman Slammed for Violations
of Deceitful Video Ban He Backed
Dem challenger and Raise Your Hand group accuse incumbent of copyright piracy and video photoshopping.
Pence Pitch for Cash is Risky Bet
for Cornyn Amid Run from Trump
Senator who'd been distancing from president shows signs of fear with fundraising pitch by VP.
Abbott Sends Emergency Crews
to West Texas Amid Third Surge
Texas has most new cases in two weeks since June in sign of second wave that experts predict.
Bars Can Open in Hottest Spots
with West Texas Cities Sizzling
Nervous irony in Amarillo as source of most new cases in replay of spring as lone Abbott virus victory.
Polls Shows Dems Seizing House
Majority with Some Blowouts
TDP touts survey that actually finds competition closer than many expect with Texas Dems flipping 11.
Texas Mail Vote Surge in Major
Cities and Suburbs Boost Dems
Postal ballot tally soars in largest locations while plunging in red spots like Montgomery and Collin.
Blue Typhoon Could Put GOP
at Risk in Longshot Contests
Two dozen fights shape up as top targets in House duel with potential wave putting more in play.
GOP Boss and Farm Chief Could
View Protest as Launching Pad
Potential Abbott 2022 challenge from the right could come from virus rules revolt outside governor home.
House Chair Who'd Been Ally
Gives AG Deadline on Demand
Endangered state rep from same county rips Dem foe one day and voices Paxton angst the next.
Paxton Woes Compounded
by Secret Romance Saga
Lover at center of confession could be tied to allegations in tangled web as DA dispute AG claims.
West Paints Virtual Debate Shift
as Conspiracy by Commission
State GOP leader endorses Trump plans to back out as TDP boss portrays Trump as crybaby.
Dems Ride Record National
Infusion to House Money Lead
Democrats raising millions in tiny chunks from all around country in lower chamber majority quest.