Stockman Challenges Cornyn In U.S. Senate RaceIn a last-minute surprise late Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman filed paperwork to challenge fellow Texas Republican and powerful incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate next year.
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.
Many Texas Races Not Expected To Be CloseTexas' top elections look to have few surprises. Still, a couple of close congressional races may turn heads. And, in down-ballot contests, things are less of a foregone conclusion.
Texas Sending 4 New Reps To CongressTexans will send four new representatives to Congress this year, the result of adding 4.3 million residents between 2000 and 2010. Republicans will continue to dominate the delegation in Washington.
Tea Party Darling Cruz Favored In Senate RaceTed Cruz's two-year campaign will finally come to an end as he attempts to become Texas' first Hispanic elected to the U.S. Senate.
Early Voting Begins Across TexasPeople across Texas can start heading to the polls on Monday to cast their ballots in local, state and the presidential races. There are more than 13.6 million registered voters in Texas.
Cruz & Sadler Meet In Final Senate DebateU.S. Senate candidates Ted Cruz and Paul Sadler are facing off in their final debate in Dallas. The debate is scheduled for Friday night and is unlikely to attract a large audience.
Cruz Outraises Sadler 10-Fold In Senate RaceRepublican Ted Cruz said that he raised $3.5 million between July and September, about 10 times the amount secured by his Democratic rival for an open U.S. Senate seat.