Texas Republicans move to oust Ken Paxton, their own long-indicted, scandal-plagued state Attorney General

An engraving of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton could illustrate an encyclopedia entry about everything wrong with American politics. He's been indicted for eight years on charges of securities fraud, using his elected office to keep prosecutors at bay. He's notoriously corrupt, even as he affects a pose of religiosity and propriety. — Read the rest