Former U.S. Senate candidate and Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert has a new job as president of the test-prep giant Kaplan, Inc.
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.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst did not win enough votes Tuesday to secure the GOP nomination for the vacant U.S. Senate seat without a runoff. Nor did Democratic leader Paul Sadler, who will face Grady Yarbrough, a San Antonio challenger who doesn’t have a campaign website.
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 final hours before the Republican primary has establishment conservative Lt. Governor David Dewhurst battling it out against Tea Party conservative and former State Solicitor General Ted Cruz for the right to run on the GOP’s November ticket for U.S. Senate.
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.
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.
Governor Rick Perry has made a radio ad defending Lt. Governor David Dewhurst in his run for the U.S. Senate. The ad started airing on Monday.
In the bitterly fought Republican primary for U.S. Senate, Ted Cruz has announced that he is being endorsed by former Alaska Governor and Vice President candidate Sarah Palin.