Texas Rep. Farenthold To Retire Amid Sexual Harassment AccusationsRepublicans say Texas GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold won't seek re-election amid sexual harassment allegations.
Tom Mechler Resigns As Texas GOP ChairmanRepublican Party of Texas Chairman Tom Mechler resigned from his position Saturday for personal reasons.
House GOP Chairman Threatens More Action On Climate ProbeTexas GOP Rep. Lamar Smith said he was disappointed that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey refused to comply with subpoenas he issued two weeks ago.
GOP Doesn't Rush To Defend Indicted Texas Attorney GeneralNew Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton prepared Sunday to become the latest powerful state official booked on felony charges, but unlike when Rick Perry smiled for his mug shot last year, Republicans are not rushing to Paxton's defense.
Texas Tea Party Conservatives Divided On A Myriad Of IssuesThe right-leaning Texas Legislature is struggling to deliver on promises, saying they're being torn in multiple directions while trying to represent a Tea Party-fueled base. From libertarians to "rock-ribbed Republicans," there is a fracture over countless agendas.
Hardliners Push Opposing Obama Immigration ActionsIn a defiant challenge to GOP leaders, immigration hardliners in Congress announced Wednesday they will oppose upcoming legislation to keep the government open.
Backlash From Nugent Comments Reveals Misstep For Texas GOP Mitt Romney rallied with Kid Rock and President George W. Bush had a fan in Alice Cooper. But a Ted Nugent encore in the Texas governor's race is growing unlikely after blowback from Republican Greg Abbott's embrace of the ultimate shock rocker.
Governor Perry Condemns Nugent's 'Subhuman Mongrel' Remark Governor Rick Perry has condemned inflammatory remarks by Ted Nugent that resurfaced after the rocker campaigned with Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott.
Texas GOP Chooses Tea Party-Backed Cruz For SenateThis is a huge political upset that is sending shockwaves through the Republican establishment here in Texas and all the way to Washington.
Police: Texas GOP Member Punched Newspaper Editor At Primary PartyIn Texas, the GOP hit the media with its best shot, if the best shot were to involve two men in their 60s and punches to the jaw and neck.
Switch Gives Texas GOP Critical 100-Seat MajorityThe general election was more than a month ago, yet the Republican tidal wave keeps getting bigger in Texas.