Gov. Rick Perry returned to Iowa for a visit that he said was focused on helping the state’s governor seek re-election — and not on a potential 2016 presidential bid of his own.
The sniping between establishment Republicans and tea partyers resumed Thursday as Texas Sen. Ted Cruz refused to endorse his state’s senior senator in next week’s Republican primary.
Party leaders will consider the RNC’s list of potential host cities in the coming months. The finalists largely represent swing states that will decide the 2016 presidential election.
A Texas Democrat running for U.S. Senate said that he negotiated in Afghanistan before 9/11, hoping to convince the Taliban to turn over Osama bin Laden.
The highest profile Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is a deep-pocketed Dallas dentist best known for a multimillion-dollar failed run for Congress in 2012.
People across Texas can now start casting ballots for the March 4 Democratic and Republican primaries. Early voting begins on Tuesday and runs through February 28.
Gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis is making a relatively rare appearance with two of Texas’ other brightest Democratic stars.
The proposed ‘open carry’ law would allow people across Texas with concealed handgun licenses to wear a their pistols on their hips, in full view, while in public.
Several candidates for Texas statewide offices, as well as Gov. Rick Perry, are set to speak and meet with veterans of foreign wars at their winter meeting in Austin on Friday.
The four GOP candidates vying to be Texas lieutenant governor — a post considered to be the most powerful in the state — are getting their first televised chance to win voters.
As a judge begins considering whether Texas is adequately funding public schools, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said that the state’s teachers are bringing home a decent paycheck.
An influential Houston tea party group is a hosting a debate between four Republican lieutenant governor candidates locked in the state’s most competitive primary.