Two Texans, one White House. Is the 2016 Republican campaign trail big enough?
Sounding more than ever like a 2016 presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling for a national “rebellion” against a “power-hungry, oppressive” president.
The dispute between Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Texas Gov. Rick Perry highlights a broader divide within the GOP over international affairs in one of the first public clashes of the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential primary process.
Dallas has been named as one of only four cities still in the running to host the next Republican National Convention. During the second week of June members of the RNC site selection committee will visit North Texas.
Gov. Rick Perry is again hitting the national airwaves, this time blaming the White House for the nation’s stubbornly high unemployment rate and touting Republican-led states where job growth has been stronger.
Jeb Bush writes in a new book that Mitt Romney moved so far to the right on immigration that it proved “all but impossible” for the Republican presidential nominee to appeal to Hispanic voters in the 2012 election.
More than 150,000 fewer Texans voted early this year than in 2008, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s office, and that might signal a lower turnout overall.
There’s always grousing about people who don’t bother to vote. But look at it another way: An estimated 133 million Americans will cast ballots in Tuesday’s election.
President Barack Obama is hailing another month of job growth but declaring “we’ve got more work to do” following the latest employment snapshot showing U.S. employers added 171,000 jobs in October.
Mitt Romney says the one-tenth-of-a-point increase in the unemployment rate to 7.9 percent is, quote, “a sad reminder that the economy is at a virtual standstill.”
Republican Mitt Romney holds a commanding lead over President Barack Obama in the presidential race in Texas, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney will headline a Dallas fundraiser for Mitt Romney with one of the GOP nominee’s sons. Organizers say Cheney is expected to be joined Thursday night by Josh Romney.