Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst did not win enough votes Tuesday to secure the GOP nomination for the vacant U.S. Senate seat without a runoff. Nor did Democratic leader Paul Sadler, who will face Grady Yarbrough, a San Antonio challenger who doesn’t have a campaign website.
The final hours before the Republican primary has establishment conservative Lt. Governor David Dewhurst battling it out against Tea Party conservative and former State Solicitor General Ted Cruz for the right to run on the GOP’s November ticket for U.S. Senate.
Many races are on the ballot, but the race with the biggest political stakes is the Republican primary for the open U.S. Senate seat.
There are no hard-hitting ads or abrasive exchanges in the GOP primary race for the newly drawn House District 33, which encompasses fast-growing Rockwall County and the outer north, east and western edges of Collin County.
Ron Paul told thousands of supporters in his home state Sunday that they “have infiltrated the Republican Party” in the name of liberty.
If Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst wins his bid to replace Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, he will leave a job he has had for nearly 10 years — longer than all but two other lieutenant governors in Texas history.
Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he’s not leaving the Presidential race anytime soon. “I’m the tortoise in this race,” Gingrich says. “I’ll just keep coming forward and I’m still here.”
Many Republicans view Ted Cruz as the Texas version of Marco Rubio, the Hispanic U.S. senator from Florida whose conservative philosophy and strong oratory skills helped make him a national tea party force seemingly overnight.
During a Wednesday fundraiser, GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul said nothing has changed.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry took to the stage at an exclusive journalists’ gala Saturday night to roast himself — and poke fun at his gubernatorial predecessor George W. Bush, and presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum.
Rick Santorum is the winner of the Louisiana Republican presidential primary, defeating GOP front-runner Mitt Romney in yet another conservative Southern state.
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum says he didn’t always understand conservatives’ frustration with Washington but says he comprehends it now.