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Texas Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Paul Sadler. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Senate Hopeful Sadler Touts Bipartisan Record

U.S. Senate candidate Paul Sadler points to his record of bipartisanship in the Texas House for 12 years. “When you do good things together, good things happen,” he said.

10/09/2012

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst testifies on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Dewhurst Mum On Future After U.S. Senate Loss

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is keeping his future political plans to himself after losing the U.S. Senate runoff to tea party darling Ted Cruz.

08/03/2012

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Senate Race To Decide Future Of Many Republicans

The result of the Texas race for the U.S. Senate this week will get top Republican politicians in Austin working on their plans for the future.

07/29/2012

The U.S. Capitol building stands prior to U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on January 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sadler & Yarbrough Meet In Senate Debate

Paul Sadler is served in the Texas House from 1991 until 2003. He will share a stage in Dallas with political unknown Grady Yarbrough, who ran previously as a Democrat and a Republican.

06/26/2012

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U.S. Senate Hopefuls Head To Runoff In Texas

The contentious Senate race was the most-watched among hundreds of races in the Texas primary for the Republican presidential nomination, Congress, the Legislature, judges and various state boards.

05/30/2012

An pollster loads paper in a primary registration machine at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas on February 19, 2008. (credit: by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Much-Watched Senate Race May Need Runoff

Nine candidates are squaring off for the Republican nomination for the Senate seat that currently belongs to a retiring Kay Bailey Hutchison. The race has sparked national attention.

05/29/2012

The U.S. Capitol building stands prior to U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on January 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Texas Senate Race Tests GOP Establishment

The story is a now familiar one. A veteran politician supported by the GOP establishment is challenged by a young insurgent backed by national conservative groups.

05/25/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum speaks to supporters on February 7, 2012 at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Missouri. (credit: Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Santorum Backs Cruz In Texas Senate Race

Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum has endorsed Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz in the race for a U.S. Senate seat in Texas. The announcement came Thursday morning.

05/24/2012

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst testifies on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Dewhurst Loans Nearly $1.2 Million To Senate Bid

Federal election records show that Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst lent his campaign for U.S. Senate nearly $1.2 million on May 14, the day that early voting began.

05/23/2012

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Cruz Compliments West Texas Values

U.S. Senate hopeful Ted Cruz said in Lubbock on Tuesday that if West Texas values were spread across the entire nation, they could solve the country’s ills.

05/23/2012

The U.S. Capitol building stands prior to U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on January 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Republican Senate Candidates Debate In Austin

The top candidates for the Republican nomination to replace outgoing U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison will debate in Austin on Wednesday.

02/01/2012