Dallas is welcoming thousands of Texas Democrats on Thursday as the party kicks off its 2014 state convention at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in downtown.
It looks like the elephant-themed party paid off. The Republican National Committee announced on Wednesday that Dallas is still in the running to host the 2016 GOP Convention.
Hollywood loves stars and loves an underdog, and Democrat Wendy Davis is both. At a recent rooftop fundraiser near Los Angeles, she socked away more money for what could be a financially record-shattering race for Texas governor.
Just two years after embracing a softer stance on immigration in hopes of wooing the state’s Hispanic population, the Texas Republican Party has done a dramatic about-face.
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.
Although Sen. Ted Cruz isn’t a candidate this election season, he remains on the minds of many Republican primary voters deciding the highly charged race for lieutenant governor.
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.