WFAA’s Jason Whitely examines the top news stories from the first full week of November 2019.
More info on Inside Texas Politics: Houston’s mayoral race; the Texas Guard and a Dallas runoff
The Latest: NDakota National Guard helps with test results
a former Microsoft executive up for re-election, has handled the coronavirus. He’s asked citizens to voluntarily wear masks. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney, a surgeon, has called for a mask mandate ...
Texas GOP Senate primary heads to runoff
Other contenders in Tuesday’s primary included former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert and ESPN Broadcaster Craig James. Neither candidate will forge ahead to compete in the runoff. The Texas race is ...
Profiting from prisoners
Bartlett State Jail contributed to a third of the city's budget. But inside, prisoners like Floyd got little training or education that would help them reintegrate into society.
Texas legal battles over voting could have an impact on election
Early voters wait in line outside the Comal County Election Office in New Braunfels, Texas ... drop-off site outside a Houston stadium. Lighted signs and staffers initially directed them to the wrong ...
Grieder: Lina Hidalgo is right — ‘We must not let down our guard’
The coronavirus has been at the forefront of our nation’s political ... guard or we will be right back where we started.” That’s right. According to an analysis by the Houston Chronicle ...
Parents sue security guard accused of fatally shooting their son
HOUSTON — A family still has questions about why their loved one had to die. Jeffrey Taylor, 32, was shot and killed in a shopping center parking lot in July, and a security guard is charged wit ...
Texas governor gives OK for bars to begin reopening
However, the move doesn’t allow Texas bars to fully reopen, nor everywhere. Dallas and Houston leaders quickly ... Whitmer Texas mayoral candidate charged with 109 counts of voter fraud It ...
District 17 House hopefuls debate in Waco
Kennedy stressed that he moved to central Texas about 15 years ... with people of a variety of political views, including the winner of the presidential election. “I’m not here to win this ...
Shelley Luther’s attacks on Gov. Greg Abbott in Texas Senate race open up new front in GOP civil war
None of the roughly three dozen voters that came to see her Tuesday night wore a mask inside ... political scientist at the University of Houston. The pair leads the race for the solidly red North ...
2020 Texas Voter Guide
Can I vote early by mail? You can vote by mail if you will be away from your county on Election Day and during the hours that early voting is conducted; are sick or disabled; are 65 years of age ...
Texas Take: The Podcast
That ensures that Texas politics is seldom boring, often amusing and never lacking in colorful intrigue and drama. The Houston Chronicle's Austin Bureau covers all the action, from smoke-filled ...
FiveThirtyEight's Political Editor Sarah Frostenson breaks down the state of the race two weeks from the election.