Presidential Race

GOP candidate for senate Ted Cruz accepting the 2012 republican nomination on July 31, 2012. (Courtesy: Ted Cruz for Senate)

Texas Senator Ted Cruz To Run For President

A senior campaign advisor tells me Texas Senator Ted Cruz will announce Monday he’s running for President in 2016.

CBS 11–03/22/2015


In Unusual Twist, Presidential Race Is Revving Up In Texas

Texas isn’t an early presidential voting state, but its 2016 Republican White House primary already feels well underway.


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Cruz Headlining South Carolina GOP Dinner

Sen. Ted Cruz is serving as the keynote speaker at a fundraiser for the South Carolina Republican Party. The dinner has served as a showcase for notable Republicans.


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Early Voting Wraps With Numbers Down From ’08

Turnout for early voting was steady across Dallas County. Nearly 360,000 people had voted in person in by Thursday, with another 50,000 expected Friday.


Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade. (credit: ELMER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Minorities Seem To Be Key To GOP Future

It’s a safe bet, based on polls and history, that white voters will choose Republican Mitt Romney by a wide margin in Tuesday’s presidential election. That’s a problem for the GOP.


U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney make their way to greet their wives at the end of the third and final presidential debate October 22, 2012 at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Candidates Face Off In Final Presidential Debate

The third and final presidential debate was not nearly as combative as their past encounter, but both Obama and Romney still threw political punches over Israel, Iran and the U.S. military.

CBS 11–10/22/2012

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Early Voting Begins Across Texas

People across Texas can start heading to the polls on Monday to cast their ballots in local, state and the presidential races. There are more than 13.6 million registered voters in Texas.


Romney, Obama

Gloves Come Off During 2nd Presidential Debate

Talk about tension. The second presidential debate was a feisty face off filled with interruptions. The stakes were high, and they tangled like we have not seen before in a presidential debate.

CBS 11–10/16/2012

A woman votes in Florida (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Viral Video: What If The Election Ends Tied?

So, what would happen if this year’s presidential election ended in a tie? Here’s the answer. It’s not as simple as many Americans might believe, and could result in even more ties.


Viral Video: ‘Bad Lip Reading’ The Presidential Debate

A look back at the presidential debate, but the words are a little different this time.


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Political Analyst Looks At Presidential Debate

Polls conducted immediately after Wednesday night’s Presidential Debate showed Mitt Romney as the clear winner. But will those numbers translate into a bump on the national level?


Colleyville Obama Hanging

Halloween Display Catching Family In Web Of Controversy

The election season and Halloween have been joined together in a yard display that is drawing attention in Colleyville.