The Daily Texan

All content by Katherine Adams

After Tuesday’s losses, Texas Democratic Party can move forward

November 7, 2014

I spent Tuesday night at the Driskill Hotel in a circle of Democrats as we all swapped our phones out with the one charger someone had brought along so we could continue poring over election returns as...


After years without Democratic leadership in Texas, State Sen. Wendy Davis offers hope

October 22, 2014

Editor's note: An earlier version of this column misstated the number of years since Texans have elected a Democratic governor. It has been 24 years.  Texas hasn’t elected a Democrat...

Few instances of voter fraud prove ID law’s aim is to disenfranchise

October 17, 2014

During the decade that Greg Abbott has been Texas’ attorney general, he has encountered a grand total of two cases of voter impersonation. In 2011, in a heroic effort to curb this odious problem...


Davis makes heroic decision in revealing abortion details

September 12, 2014

Correction: An earlier version of this column cited a quote from a National Review article that has since been corrected. It was, in fact, Cheryl Sullenger, of anti-abortion group Operation Rescue, who...


In wake of indictment, Gov. Perry ought to resign

August 28, 2014

Editor’s Note: On Aug. 15, a Travis County grand jury indicted Gov. Rick Perry for abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant. Perry, the state’s longest-serving governor,...