U.S. Senate Race
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.
Former U.S. Senate candidate and Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert has a new job as president of the test-prep giant Kaplan, Inc.
Texas’ top elections look to have few surprises. Still, a couple of close congressional races may turn heads. And, in down-ballot contests, things are less of a foregone conclusion.
Texans will send four new representatives to Congress this year, the result of adding 4.3 million residents between 2000 and 2010. Republicans will continue to dominate the delegation in Washington.
Ted Cruz’s two-year campaign will finally come to an end as he attempts to become Texas’ first Hispanic elected to the U.S. Senate.
People across Texas can start heading to the polls on Monday to cast their ballots in local, state and the presidential races. There are more than 13.6 million registered voters in Texas.
U.S. Senate candidates Ted Cruz and Paul Sadler are facing off in their final debate in Dallas. The debate is scheduled for Friday night and is unlikely to attract a large audience.
Republican Ted Cruz said that he raised $3.5 million between July and September, about 10 times the amount secured by his Democratic rival for an open U.S. Senate seat.
Ted Cruz won the Republican nomination for the open U.S. Senate seat in Texas. Now, he is the prohibitive favorite, and busy reconciling with foes he bashed as too moderate.
The verbal jabs flew fast Tuesday in Dallas during the U.S. Senate debate, with Democrat Paul Sadler calling his opponent Ted Cruz a “troll” and Cruz labeling Sadler an unapologetic liberal.
Ted Cruz made national headlines when he beat Lt. Governor David Dewhurst in the Republican run-off for U-S Senate here in Texas. Now, he will be in the national spotlight during prime-time tonight when he addresses the Republican national convention.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst says he will run for a fourth term in 2014 following his failed bid for the U.S. Senate. Dewhurst made the announcement Tuesday at the RNC in Tampa.