Dan Branch

Texas Tea Party Even Stronger After RunoffsLosing 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.
Runoffs Will Decide Several Texas RacesA 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.
College Funds Could Be Tied To Completion RateTexas lawmakers are working on a proposal to tie higher education funding to completion rates at state universities.
Branch Doesn't Think A&M Will Move Before HearingA 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.