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Council Member Greg Casar is shifting his focus to the possibility of running for Congress. (Greg Casar)

On the heels of Rep. Lloyd Doggett announcing a run for the new District 37 congressional seat, Council Member Greg Casar says he is likely to run for the District 35 seat that Doggett currently represents.

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As the newly proposed congressional map for Texas heads into last-minute negotiations, Rep. Lloyd Doggett announced his candidacy on Monday for the new district located entirely in Travis County.

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Native Texan Matthew McConaughey continues to weigh his options on a run for Texas governor. (Matthew McConaughey/Twitter)

Minister of Culture Matthew McConaughey continues to give vague commentary on his potential gubernatorial run, calling politics a "bag of rats" and debating on whether he could make an impactful change in a New York Times' Sway podcast interview.

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Billionaire George Soros has entered as an out-of-state influence on Austin politics with a $500k donation to oppose Save Austin Now's Prop A. (Niccolò Caranti)

Billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros was the latest to enter Austin's policing politics on Saturday after donating $500,000 to a political action committee that opposes Prop A.

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