Ex Punk-Rocker O'Rourke Launches Longshot Bid Against CruzBeto O'Rourke, a 44-year-old Democrat from the remote West Texas city of El Paso, has advocated for legalizing marijuana and preaches tolerance on the U.S.-Mexico border in defiance of President Donald Trump's "Build that wall" mantra.
91-Year-Old Rep. Hall Ousted In Texas GOP Primary The 91-year-old Texas Republican who is the oldest-ever member of the U.S. House has been ousted in a primary runoff. Little-known Republican primary challenger John Ratcliffe defeated Rep. Ralph Hall in the first runoff he'd ever faced.
Veasey Wins New US House Seat In North Texas Texas State Rep. Marc Veasey has been elected to Congress to serve in a new U.S. House district in North Texas.
Census Data Shows Texas To Get 4 More House SeatsA heavy influx of new residents, many of whom are Hispanics, has Texas poised to gain more congressional seats than any other state.