Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has been one of the most powerful figures in Texas. But he could be ousted on Tuesday by GOP voters who appear ready to steer even further right.
For all the talk of Texas growing more and more competitive for Democrats in 2016 and beyond, GOP voters are poised to make a harder turn right in Tuesday’s runoff elections.
Texans have one final day to vote early for next Tuesday’s primary runoff election. Early voting ends on Friday. Texans were able to begin voting early on Monday.
Democrat Wendy Davis wants six debates before voters elect a new governor in November, but Republican Greg Abbott wants her to accept two proposals already on the table.
Texans have another chance to decide who will help lead the state’s government. Early voting begins on Monday for the May 27 primary runoff election.
House Speaker John Boehner said Monday in San Antonio that he’s “nudged” former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016.
Democrat Wendy Davis is renewing attacks in the Texas governor’s race on Republican rival Greg Abbott over past turmoil at the state’s $3 billion cancer-fighting agency.
With eight months left in office, Gov. Rick Perry is away from Texas almost as much as he’s home — hitting the road hard to tout his state as America’s best place to do business.
As Gov. Rick Perry wraps up a record 14 years on the job, his successors are both vowing to prioritize public schools if elected in November.
With a single phrase of compassion for immigrants in the U.S. illegally, Jeb Bush has prompted questions about his viability as a potential presidential contender.
Sen. John Cornyn spent nearly $5.5 million in the two months leading up to Texas Republican primary to help fend off a challenge from the right by Congressman Steve Stockman.
Republican Greg Abbott is ready to shift the Texas governor’s race back to education, but not over spending cuts. He is expected to reveal his education plan on Monday.