Allen West To Challenge Texas Gov. Abbott In GOP PrimaryRepublican Allen West, a former Florida congressman and former chairman of the Texas GOP, said Sunday that he will run for governor of the Lone Star State
George P. Bush To Run For Attorney General, Face Incumbent Ken Paxton In Primary Next YearBush, who has served as Texas' land commissioner since 2015, is the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and the nephew and grandson of two former presidents.
North Texas State Senator To Refile Past Bill Calling For Threat Assessment Of Texas Electric GridTwo years ago, Sen. Bob Hall, the Republican from Van Zandt County filed the legislation that passed the Senate, but died in the House.
Sen. Ted Cruz Headed To Mexico After A History Of Criticizing Politicians For Vacationing During CrisisBackground research shows Senator Ted Cruz, who is facing backlash for traveling to Mexico as a deadly winter storm ravages his home state of Texas, has repeatedly criticized politicians who vacationed or took part in leisure activities during times of crisis.
'I Regret This Has Become A Distraction': Sen. Ted Cruz Returns To Texas After Uproar Over Family Trip To CancunSen. Cruz first suggested he flew down to Cancun to drop off his daughters and come back Thursday. He later admitted he planned to stay through Saturday.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz Says He And Family Have Received Increasing Number Of Death Threats"I will say the nasty rhetoric on the other side, the death threats directed at me and directed at my family have increased substantially, and we've seen this across the board," said Sen. Cruz.
Texas Leaders Remember GOP Congressman Ron Wright Who Died After Battling Lung Cancer, COVID-19Both Republicans and Democrats praised Wright as a dedicated public servant and a genuinely nice guy.
Senate Democrats Call For Ethics Investigation Of Texas' Ted Cruz, Missouri's Josh Hawley 'To Fully Understand Role' In Capitol AttackSeven Democratic Senators said an ethics investigation should determine whether Sen. Cruz and Sen. Hawley, of Missouri, engaged in “improper conduct reflecting on the Senate.”
'Stop The Violence NOW': Texas Lawmakers Urge Peace During US Capitol ChaosSen. Ted Cruz tweeted, "Those storming the Capitol need to stop NOW. The Constitution protects peaceful protest, but violence—from Left or Right— is ALWAYS wrong.
President Trump Commutes Prison Term For Former Texas Congressman Steve Stockman Who Misused Charitable DonationsSteve Stockman was found guilty of conspiring with two staffers to bilk conservative foundations out of at least $775,000 that was meant for charitable purposes and voter education.
Republican Beth Van Duyne Discusses Priorities After Securing Texas 24th Congressional District SeatBeth Van Duyne won the open 24th Congressional District seat in a close race that was watched closely by both political parties in Washington, D.C.