All those campaign ads weren't cheap. The Republican race to replace U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison has drawn more than $45 million in spending. Outside groups contributed heavily to the final tally, nearly all of which was spent to influence voter opinion on Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz.Full Story
Tom Leppert, currently running in the Texas GOP primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Kay Bailey Hutchison, is a businessman and former mayor (2007–11) of Dallas, where he lives with his wife, Laura. They have three children.
Born on June 15, 1954, in New York City, Leppert was raised in Glendale, Ariz., where his mother ...
Before Tuesday's election, here's a look at the last eight months of polling in the Republican race for U.S. Senate.Full Story
Evan, Ross, Reeve and Ben try their hands at determining which U.S. Senate candidate is the Deb Fischer of Texas and separating facts and rumors from the latest brouhaha at the University of Texas.Full Story
The four leading Republican U.S. Senate candidates will try again to prove to conservative voters which of them will adhere most strictly to the party's values in Washington.Full Story
The four best-known Republicans running for U.S. Senate mostly agreed with one another at a Texas Association of Business forum this afternoon in Austin: They're all running against President Obama.Full Story