Texas GOP Hopes To Benefit From Straight-Ticket VotingTexas Republicans are hopeful that the party's candidates will ride out momentum from a re-energized Democratic Party.
As Early Voting Begins, Both Parties In N. Texas Say They're EnergizedEarly voting begins Tuesday, February 20 and continues through Friday, March 2.
Washington's Bickering Motivates New U.S. Nonpartisan GroupsFollowing this week's government shutdown and the 2016 election, in which both parties nominated historically unpopular candidates, there's new energy in the movement to reclaim the political center.
Texas Democrats Don't Have Candidate For GovernorAfter high-profile candidates lost decisively in the last two elections, the Democratic party in Texas now finds itself in unprecedented territory for the 2018 ballot: with no major candidate to run.
Obama Says He'll Focus On Helping New Generation Of LeadersPresident Barack Obama says one of his missions after leaving office will be to develop a new generation of leaders on issues such as climate change, criminal justice reform and expanding health coverage.
Leaderless Democratic Party In Dire Straits After GOP SweepsIn what appeared to be a wave election, Republicans secured the White House and majorities in the Senate and the House and in governor's mansions and state legislatures across the country.
Clinton, Warren Meet For First 2016 Campaign EventWith the primary season over and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders fading from the spotlight, Elizabeth Warren is stepping up to reclaim her role as leader of the Democratic Party's progressive.
Sanders Says He'll Work With Clinton To Transform PartySanders said in a capstone livestream address to his political followers that the major task they face is to "make certain" Donald Trump is defeated.
Elizabeth Warren, Comic Book Hero? Senator Is Latest To StarHer parents didn't hail from the planet Krypton, and she was never bitten by a radioactive spider, but that hasn't stopped Elizabeth Warren from starring as a comic book hero.
Clinton, Sanders Spar During New York DebateHillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders aggressively challenged each other's judgment to be president in Thursday night's Democratic debate, sparring over Wall Street banks, how high to raise the minimum wage and gun control.
Clinton Hits Sanders On Gun Control, Sharpens AttacksArmed with a blistering tabloid cover, Hillary Clinton is pitting Bernie Sanders against the parents of children murdered in Sandy Hook, part of an effort to punch her way into the critical New York primary.
Obama Thirsty For A Taste Of Donald Trump's WineObama brought up Trump's wine in a speech at a private event in Dallas.
Texas GOP Rejects Proposed Secession Ballot InitiativeSupporters said the idea of "Texas independence" might be popular enough to bolster voter turnout without having any practical effect.
UTA Political Expert Provides Analysis Of Election Day ResultsUTA political science professor Allan Saxe provides a complete recap the day's results, and gives insight into what the nation's political structure might look like moving forward.
Tea Party Candidates Fare Well In Texas ElectionsWhile Tea Party candidates have not fared well against traditional Republicans in some states, they have apparently gained a foothold in Texas.