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.
Sen. Ted Cruz is holding meetings with Republican groups this week, starting in Kingwood and Conroe on Monday with visits to Houston, Dallas and Central Texas by Thursday.
A coalition of environmental groups has given U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and other Republican politicians an award for denying climate change.
Immigration advocates are swarming the country this month, trying to persuade House Republicans to pass a comprehensive overhaul.
Politicians across the state are announcing their candidacies and hiring campaign workers, but the ongoing battle over redistricting could again delay the March primaries and make life difficult for incumbents.
After Mitt Romney’s 2012 loss, many Republicans said that the party must moderate its image on some issues. But some GOP lawmakers have done the opposite.
As many Tea Party stars seek re-election next year and Florida Sen. Rubio considers a 2016 presidential run, conservative activists are finding themselves at a crossroads.
President Barack Obama is extending a new proposal to Republicans that he hopes will break the political gridlock on budget negotiations, offering to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for job investments.
George P. Bush told a room of North Texans how he got his start in politics. It was May 1979 when, as a 3-year-old, his grandfather announced a presidential campaign.
It would seem that Texas Republicans have never been stronger. Behind the scenes, however, anxious Republicans and hopeful opponents are poring over data suggesting that the GOP hegemony may end.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst blamed the Texas abortion bill’s defeat on an “unruly mob” of protestors. But that will not happen again, he promised.