The all-Republican 3rd Court of Appeals of Texas allowed the "abuse of official capacity" indictment count to proceed.
Rick Perry is learning the hard way that no politician is above the law.
Almost one year ago, Perry was indicted by a grand jury on two counts: abuse of power and coercion of a public official.
A few weeks ago on Last Week Tonight, a few days after the historic Marriage Equality ruling, John Oliver departed from celebrating the ruling like others and instead sent a powerful message about the state of Transgender rights in America.
In short, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton—the state’s top law enforcement official—seems to enjoy flouting laws more than enforcing them.
A month of historic rulings at the U.S. Supreme Court showed, yet again, why courts matter.
Federal courts can protect and preserve our country's progress - as we saw on major rulings from the last month on the freedom to marry, health care, abortion, redistricting, housing discrimination, and the freedom of speech.
Ted Cruz is really, really, really unhappy with the Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriages nationwide.
Whie many Texans celebrated when the Supreme Court declared "love wins!," Cruz was busy firing off insults that sounded less like a presidential candidate and more like a stubborn brat.
Marriage equality is the law of the land! But not everyone is happy about it.
This holiday weekend, if you get cornered by your crazy Tea Party uncle, that friend who won't stop posting to your Facebook page, or Ted Cruz, here are some helpful replies.
Hopefully, none of them are at your BBQ. But if they are, we got ya covered...
CRAZY UNCLE SAYS: The First Amendment ensures religious freedom! People shouldn't be forced to act against their beliefs!
For the second time in the last year, the U.S. Supreme Court has stepped in to protect access to safe, legal abortion care in Texas. In a 5-4 order, the Court temporarily blocked a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that was set to close all but nine abortion clinics in Texas by July 1. All 19 abortion clinics open in Texas today will be able to remain open as a result of this temporary order.