Republican Ken Paxton has been elected Texas attorney general.
Republican Congressman Pete Sessions of Dallas is in a primary fight with local Tea Party leader Katrina Pierson that’s made national headlines.
In a last-minute surprise late Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman filed paperwork to challenge fellow Texas Republican and powerful incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate next year.
Governor Rick Perry hopes his Iowa bus tour will lead to a victory lap. In a week, Iowans will judge whether his poor debate performances mattered.