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Texas Dems Pick Ex-State Rep. Sadler For U.S. Senate Nomination

Former Texas state lawmaker Paul Sadler has beaten political unknown Grady Yarbrough in a Democratic runoff to capture a U.S. Senate nomination.

07/31/2012

U.S. Senate Candidates Ted Cruz, left, and Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst shake hands before their televised debate in Dallas, Texas,  Friday, June 22, 2012.  Cruz and Dewhurst are locked in a runnoff fight for the Republican nomination to fill Texas' open U.S. Senate seat. ( AP Photo/Pool/LM Otero)

Dewhurst & Cruz Face 2nd Senate Debate

The Republicans vying to fill an open U.S. Senate seat are meeting for a second debate in Dallas as their bitterly contested race enters its final two weeks.

07/17/2012

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst testifies on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

U.S. Senate Debate Could Shape Campaign

Bitter rivals for the Texas Republican U.S. Senate nomination square off in Dallas on Friday in a debate that could shape their runoff election’s final 40 days.

06/22/2012

The U.S. Capitol building stands prior to U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on January 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Republican Senate Candidates Locked In Tough Primary Battle

Many races are on the ballot, but the race with the biggest political stakes is the Republican primary for the open U.S. Senate seat.

05/22/2012

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst testifies on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Perry Radio Ad Defends Dewhurst For Senate

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.

05/14/2012

The U.S. Capitol building stands prior to U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on January 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Top Texas GOP Senate Candidates Set To Debate

The Friday night debate will be the first time that the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate have had a chance to address a statewide audience.

04/13/2012

Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)

Senator Calls Hearing To Examine Bounties In NFL

Sen. Durbin calls the Saints’ bounties a “disturbing practice.” He plans to ask representatives of the NFL, Major League Baseball, NBA, NHL and NCAA to testify at the hearing.

03/22/2012

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Texas Senate Republican Primary: Establishment Vs. Tea Party

A new poll shows Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and Ted Cruz as frontrunners for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Kay Bailey Hutchison.

02/21/2012

Craig James.  (Photo credit Texans For A Better America)

Senate Hopeful Craig James To Release Tax Returns

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Craig James says he will release his income tax returns and has called on his opponents to do the same.

01/26/2012

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Texas Republican Senate Candidates Hold 1st Debate

The top candidates in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate are holding their first formal debate.

01/12/2012

Craig James.  (Photo credit Texans For A Better America)

Controversial Figure Craig James Running For U.S. Senate

ESPN college football analyst Craig James is leaving the broadcast booth to run for the U.S. Senate in Texas.

12/19/2011

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst testifies on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Dewhurst Filing Shows Net Worth Is At Least $200M

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has a net worth of at least $200 million, according to federal disclosure reports obtained by The Associated Press.

11/30/2011

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