Elections

While George Bush was serving as the governor of Texas, brother Jeb Bush was serving as the governor of Florida.

Bushes Want Jeb To Run For White House

Former President George W. Bush said Tuesday that he and his father believe that Jeb Bush should run for president, but ultimately he must make his own decision.

11/12/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry  (credit: Getty Images)

Perry Wraps Up 2-Day New Hampshire Visit

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is continuing to reach out to New Hampshire Republicans as he considers another presidential campaign.

11/10/2014

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Immigration Could Hurt GOP In 2016

Some prominent Hispanic Republicans fear that the immigration issue will harm their party’s ability to win over Latinos in the next presidential election and beyond.

11/07/2014

Texas State Sen. Wendy David speaks at the National Press Club on August 5, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Davis Failed To Move Needle With Texas Women

Exit polls show that Wendy Davis fared no better with women than her male Democratic predecessor in 2010, despite her widespread recognition and aggressive campaign.

11/06/2014

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Governor-Elect Abbott Ready To Work

At a news conference on Wednesday, Greg Abbott ‎said that he’s done celebrating. “It is time to put the election behind us and to begin a process of going to work,” he said.

11/06/2014

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TXOGA Sues To Stop Denton Fracking Ban

The Texas Oil & Gas Association filed a lawsuit in district court on Wednesday morning asking the a judge to stop the state’s first ban on fracking, passed by voters in Denton.

11/05/2014

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Fort Worth Voters Approve Arena Funding

Voters in Fort Worth have approved a tax plan to help pay for a proposed $450 million arena and sports facility in the Cultural District.

11/05/2014

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GOP’s Big Night Fuels Shift Toward 2016

Even before the polls had closed on Election Day, Republicans had shifted their focus to 2016 and the party’s top target: Hillary Rodham Clinton.

11/05/2014

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Texas GOP Hasn’t Lost Since 1994

Republicans prevailed in all of Texas’ statewide elections on Tuesday, extending a longest-in-the-nation winning streak that dates back to 1994.

11/05/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Pulls All Nighter Speaking In Congress Advocating The Defunding Of Affordable Health Care Act

Cruz Tells Democrats “Don’t Mess With Texas”

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says the organizers who hoped to bolster Democrats have been turned back with a resounding and familiar message: “Don’t mess with Texas.”

11/05/2014

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Watkins Concedes In District Attorney’s Race

It took until the early morning hours on Wednesday, but Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins conceded defeat to his Republican challenger Susan Hawk.

11/04/2014

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Voters OK Billions From Rainy Day Fund For Roads

Voters have approved referendum taking billions of dollars from Texas’ Rainy Day Fund for roads

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