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