Texas

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"This is a campaign for the future, because the people of the future, our kids and our grandkids, are depending on what we do at this moment."
Julia Conley, staff writer
Despite right-wing senator's rhetoric, O'Rourke's support for combating use of...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
According to a new poll, O'Rourke is leading Texas Sen. Ted Cruz by two points...

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Days after a barge spilled 170,000 gallons of especially heavy sticky oil, dubbed "the worst stuff you can dump in the water," into Galveston Bay, crews are scrambling to contain tar balls being pushed to shore by winds and tides, and biologists have found dozens of oiled birds from nearby, crucial bird habitats. With the spill occurring at the worst possible time - many wintering birds still there, many more en route north - environmentalists say that "we expect this to get much worse."...