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.
Firebrand U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz had refused to endorse his colleague John Cornyn before the Texas primary, but a resounding Cornyn victory was enough to change his mind.
The first primary in what the GOP hopes is a triumphant year showed that the tea party wield considerable influence in one of the nation’s most conservative states.
Texas voters are set to decide who will face off in some high-profile races come November. Tuesday is Primary Day across the state.
A member of the Bush dynasty, a history-making feat, heavyweights trying to survive, and winter weather. Primary elections in Texas on Tuesday figure to be anything but ordinary.
What could have been a tight primary now looks like a cakewalk for Sen. John Cornyn after his challenger ran a campaign so disastrous that many experts have disavowed him.
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.
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.
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.
Sen. Wendy Davis has endorsed Dallas dentist David Alameel in the Democratic primary race for the U.S. Senate. He is one of five candidates seeking the Democratic nomination.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is calling for big-tent inclusiveness among Republicans, and suggesting that his party needs to be the “responsible adults in the room and actually govern.”