Gov. Rick Perry kicks off his unofficial farewell tour to Texas politics with a high-profile speech to start the state Republican convention in Fort Worth.
Open Carry gun rights activists from across the state will be out in full force at the Texas GOP convention being held in Fort Worth from Thursday through Saturday.
Walking along West Magnolia Avenue, Democratic candidate for Governor Wendy Davis points to the city’s re-development of this area as an example of her leadership on economic development issues while serving on the Fort Worth city council.
While Tea Party candidates have not fared well against traditional Republicans in some states, they have apparently gained a foothold in Texas.
Losing ground elsewhere across the country, the tea party emerged from Tuesday’s Texas primary runoffs mightier than ever in the nation’s biggest conservative stronghold.
Although Sen. Ted Cruz isn’t a candidate this election season, he remains on the minds of many Republican primary voters deciding the highly charged race for lieutenant governor.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has been one of the most powerful figures in Texas. But he could be ousted on Tuesday by GOP voters who appear ready to steer even further right.
For all the talk of Texas growing more and more competitive for Democrats in 2016 and beyond, GOP voters are poised to make a harder turn right in Tuesday’s runoff elections.
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.
House Speaker John Boehner said Monday in San Antonio that he’s “nudged” former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016.
Sen. Ted Cruz, a potential Republican presidential contender in 2016, is visiting South Carolina, the site of the South’s first GOP primary, for the third time in a year.
Three Southern Republican governors are writing President Barack Obama to complain about newly announced Medicare Advantage payments.