After Secret Recording Release Texas GOP Speaker Dennis Bonnen Drops Re-Election BidThis morning Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen announced he will not seek reelection to the lower chamber in 2020.
Secret Recording Of Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen ReleasedTexas' GOP House speaker called a female lawmaker "vile" and said President Donald Trump is "killing us" with urban and suburban voters in a secretly recorded meeting with a conservative activist.
Rep. Bill Flores Announces Retirement, Becomes 5th Texas GOP Congressman To Not Seek Re-Election In 2020Five-term Texas Rep. Bill Flores announced he is retiring, becoming the state's fifth Republican congressman to not seek re-election in 2020.
Senator: Activist Filmed Removing Campaign Signs; Approached Camera With KnifeTexas Senator Bob Hall (R-District 2) posted a video on his Facebook page Friday that appears to show a man ripping down campaign signs in Mesquite.
Against All Odds: Democrats Pour Money Into Longshot RacesWhile more than $1 billion raised so far nationally is helping finance battlegrounds that are poised to decide control of Congress, restless donors are also putting cash into races and places they never have before.
Things To Know About Today's Texas PrimariesTexas kicks off primary season ahead of the 2018 midterm election, with implications for Democrats and Republicans alike in an election year that could alter the direction of Congress and statehouses across the country.
Rash Of Retirements Triggers Texas Political BonanzaAn unusual rash of seven congressional retirements is triggering a stampede among ambitious Democrats and Republicans in Austin.
Harvey Tests Political Opposites In Texas' Abbott, TurnerHarvey's devastation is testing Houston Democratic Mayor Sylvester Turner and Republican Gov. Greg Abbott -- two leaders whose personal styles are as divergent as their politics.
Gun Advocates Mill Part Of Handgun On State Capitol StepsIn front of the state capitol, gun rights advocates with the group Come and Take it Texas, used a machine to make the lower part of a gun and a point.
EXCLUSIVE: Governor Perry Looks Ahead, Reflects On Years In OfficeRick Perry is a giant in Texas politics. And after serving 14 years as Governor, he's spending his final days in office.
Cornyn Tops Alameel To Win Third US Senate TermU.S. Sen. John Cornyn has defeated little-known Democrat David Alameel to win his third term.