U.S. Senate Race
Ted Cruz’s victory in the Texas runoff election on Tuesday will provide an important boost for Tea Party backed, no compromise conservatives in Congress.
Runoff elections across Texas on Tuesday resulted in at least one important upset. Political analyst John Weekley offers his insight on the major race results.
Dewhurst told supporters Tuesday in Houston that his campaign “got beat up a little bit, but we never gave up.”
Tuesday is Election Day across Texas. Voters will head to the polls to decide several runoff races, and at least one major upset could be brewing.
The Republican run-off for the soon to be vacated U.S. Senate seat in Texas has become a fight between the state’s Republican political establishment and the Republican grassroots.
Late Monday afternoon, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and Governor Rick Perry called potential supporters to vote in Tuesday’s Republican run-off for U-S Senate seat.
Texas voters will select party nominees in 37 runoff elections on Tuesday, and political junkies will be watching the polls closely for clues to the state’s future.
Gov. Rick Perry is campaigning with Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on the eve of Tuesday’s much-watched Texas runoff election for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz spoke Friday morning in Dallas, flanked by local tea party leaders and three U.S. senators known for their tea party support.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is leaning on his party’s ‘old guard’ as he tries to secure a U.S. Senate nomination, hoping to regain the air of inevitability he once enjoyed in the race.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said Wednesday that he never felt the need to woo key tea party leaders nationwide. In his words, “I’ve been focused on Texans.”
The two Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate repeatedly ripped into each other during a third debate as early voting began across Texas.