Texas Republican Party
Texas Republicans gathering in Fort Worth are all abuzz. More than 10,000 people are expected to attend. As the state convention kicks into high gear, there’s controversy over the GOP platform’s language on homosexuality.
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.
Governor Rick Perry has drawn his first major primary opponent in the 2014 gubernatorial campaign. Former state Republican Party chairman Tom Pauken appointed a campaign treasurer Thursday.
Fred Meyer, former chairman of the Texas Republican Party and the Dallas County Republican Party, has died at the age of 84.
Just one day after Mitt Romney clinched the Republican nomination for president, Planned Parenthood has launched an attack ad campaign calling the candidate “wrong for women.”
Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum will be a featured speaker at the Texas Republican Party convention in June.
There are “genuine issues” of whether Texas Republicans in the Legislature intentionally discriminated against Hispanics in redrawing the state’s political maps, three federal court judges said in an opinion.
After a day of intense but informal negotiations, the Texas Republican and Democratic parties have reached a tentative deal that would move the state’s primary elections from March 6 to April 3.