Dan Branch

Tea Party Groups Hold Rally At Texas State Capitol

Texas Tea Party Even Stronger After Runoffs

Losing ground elsewhere across the country, the tea party emerged from Tuesday’s Texas primary runoffs mightier than ever in the nation’s biggest conservative stronghold.

05/28/2014

Voters cast their ballots at a polling station on March 6, 2012 in Ohio. (credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Runoffs Will Decide Several Texas Races

A scramble to fill statewide offices in one of the biggest turnovers in Texas government history began with Tuesday’s primary, but several of the key contests will require runoffs.

03/05/2014

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College Funds Could Be Tied To Completion Rate

Texas lawmakers are working on a proposal to tie higher education funding to completion rates at state universities.

02/27/2013

COLLEGE STATION, TX - OCTOBER 14:  Fans cheer during the Texas A&M Aggies game against the Missouri Tigers at Kyle Field on October 14, 2006 in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M won 25-19. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Branch Doesn’t Think A&M Will Move Before Hearing

A Texas legislator doesn’t believe Texas A&M will leave the Big 12 to join the Southeastern Conference before a hearing in front of his committee Tuesday.

08/13/2011