Special Coverage

Written by gsbaird on Feb 07, 2018

The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, continues to be characterized by conservative politicians as being a disaster for Americans.

Those criticizing it avoid detail, typically referring to the “skyrocketing premiums” and to two remarks made by President Obama: “If you like your doctor, you can keep him,” and “Everyone will save $2,500 on health care costs.”

The reason that opponents of Obamacare avoid detail is that an examination of the data shows the health care law has done far more good than bad.

Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 07, 2018

by Emma Platoff, The Texas Tribune

In an interview this week, former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro gave the strongest indication yet that he's interested in running for president in 2020.

Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 24, 2018

by Rishika Dugyala, The Texas Tribune

A self-described “gun-toting, truck-driving, true Republican,” Shannon McClendon avidly followed state politics and served as a five-time appointee for various boards under former Texas Gov. Rick Perry. But until now, she never pushed herself to run for elected office.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 16, 2018

The City of San Antonio, Bexar County and most school districts and universities announced they would reopen on Wednesday, Jan 17, after closing for a day when an Arctic cold front brought sleet and hazardous, ice-covered streets.

Written by Cary Clack on Jan 16, 2018

By Cary Clack, originally published in Folo Media

Twelve years, three months and 30 days.

That was the length of Martin Luther King Jr.’s public life.

From Montgomery to Memphis. From boycott to balcony.

Twelve years, three months and 30 days.