Pressley Set To Be 1st First Black Woman Massachusetts Sends To CongressAyanna Pressley is all but assured of becoming the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts, the latest example of the Democratic Party's embrace of diversity and liberal politics as the recipe for success.
Democrats Relieved After Texas Candidate Loses House RunoffNational Democrats breathed a sigh of relief after a liberal outsider lost her runoff in a high stakes U.S. House race for one of three Republican-held seats in Texas.
Voters Choose Nominees In Texas, Arkansas, Georgia, KentuckyTexans are heading to the polls to settle several primary runoffs after the first round of voting in March.
Female Candidates See Early Boost In Texas PrimaryPredictions of a historic wave of female candidates on the ballot in November received an early boost after the nation's first primary this week in Texas, with a record number of women advancing in congressional and state legislative races.
Runoff Set To Challenge GOP U.S. Rep. Pete SessionsA former U.S. Department of Agriculture official will join a former professional football player in the May runoff to face U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions.
Shootings Aren't Big Factor In Nation's First 2018 PrimaryThe first primary of 2018 could offer a test of the re-energized gun-control movement, but the issue has not dominated races in Texas.
Dallas Co. GOP Seeks To Remove 128 Democratic Candidates From BallotDallas County Republican Party Chair Missy Shorey said she filed suit to remove 128 Dallas County Democratic candidates off the ballot after discovering their applications didn't have the required signature from that party's chair.
Paxton Wins GOP Runoff For Texas Attorney General Tea party favorite Ken Paxton has won the Republican nomination for Texas attorney general after a bruising runoff against fellow lawmaker Dan Branch. Paxton is now the favorite to replace Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running for governor.
Christian, Sitton To Railroad Commission RunoffOil and gas technology executive Ryan Sitton and former state Rep. Wayne Christian are headed to a GOP runoff for an open seat on the Texas Railroad Commission.
Bush Wins Texas GOP Land Commissioner Nomination Yet another Bush is rising among the ranks in Texas politics.
Republican North Texas Congressional Race Gaining National AttentionRepublican Congressman Pete Sessions of Dallas is in a primary fight with local Tea Party leader Katrina Pierson that's made national headlines.
Republican Abbott Reports Raising $3.1M In January Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says he raised more than $3.1 million last month in his run for Texas governor.
Redistricting Case Could Delay Texas PrimariesPoliticians across the state are announcing their candidacies and hiring campaign workers, but the ongoing battle over redistricting could again delay the March primaries and make life difficult for incumbents.
Perry: Abbott Won't Challenge Me In 2014 PrimaryGov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that Attorney General Greg Abbott has agreed not to challenge him in the 2014 Republican primary if Perry chooses to seek re-election.
Republican Senate Candidates Locked In Tough Primary BattleMany races are on the ballot, but the race with the biggest political stakes is the Republican primary for the open U.S. Senate seat.