Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and state Sen. Dan Patrick are all challenging Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who is seeking re-election.
Stand with Wendy? Sure. But running with Wendy Davis in 2014 is less enticing for big-name Texas Democrats. Davis will launch her campaign for Texas governor next week riding a wave of national celebrity and fundraising power.
Ted Cruz and Mike Lee are the odd men out in the Senate — to both Republicans and Democrats. The GOP’s frustration with the tea party conservatives was on full display Thursday.
Emboldened conservatives in the House are digging in for a long fight, determined to stop ‘Obamacare’ before the first individual signs up in less than two weeks.
Three years before the next presidential election, several prospective Republican contenders are quietly courting senior members of Mitt Romney’s money machine.
Gay rights advocates and religious conservatives were expected to pack a San Antonio city meeting on Thursday for a vote on nondiscrimination protections.
Sen. Ted Cruz is in Mission and McAllen on Tuesday, beginning a two-day tour of the Texas-Mexico border to tout his record in the U.S. Senate and talk about border security.
As Congress wrestles with immigration legislation, a central question is whether the 11 million immigrants already in the United States illegally should get a path to citizenship.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott released personal tax returns on Friday, which show that the Republican gubernatorial candidate is earning about $200,000 a year.
Tea party activists are to rally at the Texas Capitol to urge Congress to withhold funding for the White House-backed health care law.
State Sen. Wendy Davis has been encouraged by Democrats to run for the Texas Governor’s office in 2014. But SMU political scientist Cal Jillson thinks it would be a bad move.
Sen. Ted Cruz is scheduled to speak at a GOP dinner to benefit the town of West. The McLennan County Republican Party is hosting the dinner Thursday night in Waco.