Improvements Seen After City Privatized Management Of Dallas ZooBut in 2009, with far less controversy than the Fair Park proposal, the Dallas City Council voted to hand over control of the Dallas Zoo to the Dallas Zoological Society, a non-profit group.
Kaplan Hires Ex-Dallas Mayor Tom LeppertFormer U.S. Senate candidate and Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert has a new job as president of the test-prep giant Kaplan, Inc.
U.S. Senate Hopefuls Head To Runoff In TexasThe contentious Senate race was the most-watched among hundreds of races in the Texas primary for the Republican presidential nomination, Congress, the Legislature, judges and various state boards.
GOP, Democratic Senate Hopefuls Head To RunoffLt. Gov. David Dewhurst did not win enough votes Tuesday to secure the GOP nomination for the vacant U.S. Senate seat without a runoff. Nor did Democratic leader Paul Sadler, who will face Grady Yarbrough, a San Antonio challenger who doesn't have a campaign website.
Much-Watched Senate Race May Need RunoffNine candidates are squaring off for the Republican nomination for the Senate seat that currently belongs to a retiring Kay Bailey Hutchison. The race has sparked national attention.
As Clock Winds Down, Senate Race Heating UpThe final hours before the Republican primary has establishment conservative Lt. Governor David Dewhurst battling it out against Tea Party conservative and former State Solicitor General Ted Cruz for the right to run on the GOP's November ticket for U.S. Senate.
Texas Senate Race Tests GOP EstablishmentThe story is a now familiar one. A veteran politician supported by the GOP establishment is challenged by a young insurgent backed by national conservative groups.
Santorum Endorses Cruz In Texas Senate Race Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum has endorsed tea party favorite Ted Cruz in the race for a U.S. Senate seat in Texas.
Santorum Backs Cruz In Texas Senate RaceFormer presidential candidate Rick Santorum has endorsed Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz in the race for a U.S. Senate seat in Texas. The announcement came Thursday morning.
Dewhurst Loans Nearly $1.2 Million To Senate BidFederal election records show that Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst lent his campaign for U.S. Senate nearly $1.2 million on May 14, the day that early voting began.
Cruz Compliments West Texas ValuesU.S. Senate hopeful Ted Cruz said in Lubbock on Tuesday that if West Texas values were spread across the entire nation, they could solve the country's ills.
Perry Radio Ad Defends Dewhurst For SenateGovernor 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.
Palin Endorses Cruz In Texas Senate RaceIn the bitterly fought Republican primary for U.S. Senate, Ted Cruz has announced that he is being endorsed by former Alaska Governor and Vice President candidate Sarah Palin.
Texas U.S. Senate Candidates DebateWhile candidates from the same party agreed on most things, the differences between the Republicans and the Democrats could not be starker.
How Conservative Is Enough For Texas?With nearly 50 percent of Texas voters calling themselves "very conservative" in a recent poll, the competition in the GOP is now all about who's the purest.