At the University of Texas at Austin, there are calls to take down a statue of the Confederate president on campus.
Even if you haven’t heard of Super PACs, you’ve seen an ad funded by one. These “independent-expenditure only committees” can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money as they attempt to influence American politics.
Overall, Super PACs have raised roughly $300 million in the 2014 election cycle and already spent a third of it.
Now, there is a new movement by some of the Super PACs to try and stop the cash flow into American politics.
From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.