COMMENTARY: Sen. Juan ‘Chuy’ Hinojosa: Honoring the legacy of Dr. Hector Garcia

Today, we honor and remember Dr. Hector P. Garcia, a true American hero who fiercely advocated for the rights of all Americans, but especially...

COMMENTARY: Gov. Greg Abbott on the State of state: Never stronger

Because of hardworking Texans in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond, Texas leads the nation in job creation. We have the fastest- growing economy in...

COMMENTARY: What would Martin Luther King Jr. say today?

Every year, Americans go through the January ritual of honoring Martin Luther King Jr., our secular civil rights saint and martyr. Marches and parades...

COMMENTARY: A long-term forecast for the US economy

From M. Ray Perryman, a member of our board of contributors: The United States economy is expected to see long-term expansion. How well we deal with challenges and make the most of competitive advantages will determine the pattern, but the overall outlook is decidedly positive.

COMMENTARY: This is not your father’s Congress

  When I arrived on Capitol Hill in the summer of 1983 for my internship with a House member, I had never stepped foot in...

COMMENTARY: If you want to see what failed U.S. immigration policy looks like, visit...

The invaders awoke in Tijuana slowly and fitfully Monday morning, amid coughs and soft murmurs and the voices of excitable children. I had arrived...

COMMENTARY: What if Democrats have to impeach the president?

COMMENTARY | Francis Wilkinson Nancy Pelosi does not want to impeach President Donald Trump. The House Democratic leader, and likely next speaker of the House,...

COMMENTARY: Caravan crisis at the border: it’s complicated

Hola from the front row of the caravan crisis. The U.S.-Mexico border is just 17 miles from America’s Finest City. So here are 17...

COMMENTARY: Young people want our democracy to change; politicians should listen

COMMENTARY | Lindsay Lloyd Elected officials headed to Capitol Hill and statehouses can learn plenty from the students I recently was privileged to speak with...

COMMENTARY: Two numbers explain why Trump won’t sanction Saudi Arabia

COMMENTARY | Thomas L. Knapp “We may never know all of the facts surrounding the murder of Mr. Jamal Khashoggi,” President Donald Trump told the...