This week, the volume goes up in the U.S. Senate primaries, with debates for the Republicans on Friday and the Democrats next week, sponsored by KERA Dallas, the Tribune, Hearst, Univision and others.

Meet Paige: Our new Facebook Messenger bot helps you keep track of the 85th Legislature. Subscribe by messaging HELLO to Learn more.

Texas Tribune donors or members may be quoted or mentioned in our stories, or may be the subject of them. For a complete list of contributors, click here.

Start the conversation