Ken Paxton

News

Texas attorney general sues over same-sex benefits

The Texas attorney general is suing the federal labor department over a plan that would extend family and medical leave…

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Columns

Sincerely Yours: The Insincere Texas Attorney General

Attorney General Ken Paxton is the reigning champion of the world-famous “How the Hell Did He Get Elected?” pinball game.

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National News

Anti-LGBT Texas Republicans Want To Retaliate Against California Over Travel Ban

Law prohibits publicly funded trips by state employees.

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News

Trump Taps Ken Paxton’s Rabidly Anti-LGBTQ Assistant For Federal Judge

By John Wright President Donald Trump has tapped a rabidly anti-LGBTQ attorney and activist to serve as federal judge in…

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News

Trump Judicial Nominee Said Trans Kids Are Part of ‘Satan’s Plan,’ Defended Conversion Therapy

Jeff Mateer currently serves as AG Ken Paxton's first assistant. 

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National News

Texas Gay Marriage Plaintiff Running For Senate, May Face Ken Paxton’s Wife

Mark Phariss joins race opposite spouse of AG who bitterly fought his lawsuit. 

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2018 Elections

Still Facing Felony Charges, Texas AG Ken Paxton Has a Serious Democratic Challenger

Justin Nelson, a partner at Houston-based Susman Godfrey, clerked for Sandra Day O'Connor.

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