As a 75-year-old Haitian patient lies on an operating table, a U.S. eye surgeon-turned-politician reassures him in broken Creole that the surgery is almost over.
Republican presidential candidates are split on whether the U.S. should send ground troops to the Middle East to combat Islamic State forces.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is returning to Texas for a campaign rally where he grew up. Paul will be in downtown Houston on Wednesday afternoon.
The leader of a white supremacist group made $65,000 in donations to Republicans, including several presidential candidates, a newspaper report said Sunday.
Hillary Rodham Clinton made no mention of her potential Republican rivals when kicking off her second campaign for president. They didn’t share her restraint.
Sen. Rand Paul entered the campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination with a declaration that he’s running to “return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government.”
Texas isn’t an early presidential voting state, but its 2016 Republican White House primary already feels well underway.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he and Texas counterpart Ted Cruz will be “friendly competitors” should both run for president in 2016.
Several hot-button issues, including gay marriage, are being discussed at the state’s GOP convention in Fort Worth. Friday will see a lineup of several high-profile speakers.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry will visit the home turf of a potential presidential rival to headline a fundraiser that’s part of a strong push by Kentucky Republicans to flip control of the state House in their favor in 2014.
Republicans’ search for a way back to presidential success is drawing a striking array of personalities and policy options, creating a wide-open self-reassessment of the party.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz spoke Friday morning in Dallas, flanked by local tea party leaders and three U.S. senators known for their tea party support.