If Texas voters expected yet another set of boring races for the state's high courts, 2014 election cycle will certainly let them down as a sitting Court of Criminal Appeals judge has decided to shed both his party label and his court by running against an incumbent justice on the Texas Supreme Court.
On Monday, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate, and will challenge incumbent Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) in the GOP primary. However, newly uncovered information about his financial background and disclosures may cloud his candidacy for the Senate seat.
When Senate Republicans were finished with their policy lunch, Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn made a bee-line for his office. He was pursued by reporters who wanted comments on Rep. Steve Stockman's primary challenge to him. Was Cornyn worried?
GOP senators have aggressively tried to keep their conservative base at bay to ensure there’s virtually no space on their right for a primary foe to emerge.
Former Lubbock County Republican Party Chairman Chris Winn is now set to face incumbent Randy Neugebauer in the March 4 primary election. ... John Steinmetz said he will not seek that spot. Steinmetz, president of Vista Bank and a regent with the Texas Tech System, previously told A-J Media he was considering a run for the office.
WASHINGTON — In a surprise move, conservative Representative Steve Stockman of Texas filed just before the Monday evening deadline to challenge two-term incumbent Senator John Cornyn in next year’s Texas Republican primary.
(CNN) - Republican Rep. Steve Stockman is launching a primary challenge against fellow Texan Sen. John Cornyn.
In a surprise move that sets up one of the country’s most high-profile Republican primaries, GOP Rep. Steve Stockman filed Monday to challenge incumbent Texas Sen. John Cornyn in a primary, a spokesman for the Republican Party of Texas confirmed.
Firebrand Texas Republican Rep. Steve Stockman on Monday mounted a surprise primary challenge to Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), setting the stage for a potentially explosive battle between a tea party darling and an incumbent firmly backed by the party establishment.
Former Midland Mayor Mike Canon will challenge state Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, in next year’s Republican primary, he said Saturday morning.
AUSTIN — A top candidate for agriculture commissioner was the subject of an animal abuse complaint and received a warning from the American Quarter Horse Association for what many consider a dangerous method of exercising his horses.