After clinching the Texas GOP nomination to the U.S. Senate, Ted Cruz asks voters to put the nasty campaign behind them. An emotional Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst admits defeat. Watch highlights from the speeches and reaction from the candidates' supporters following Tuesday's election results.
Most of the state's political races are over, but there are still a number of face-offs to be decided in November's general election. And the presidential election year is poised to drive up turnout in the fall.
The biggest election news on runoff night was Ted Cruz’s defeat of Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the Republican race for U.S. Senate, but there was a jaw-dropping ousting of elected officials up and down the ballot.
A small number of Texas homeowners are signed up to help the electric grid when it is strained, by allowing their air conditioners to cycle off briefly during the hottest afternoons. It’s a concept that regulators in Austin are eager to spread.
The primaries and the runoffs and the state conventions are now behind us, and the ballots for November are set. Here are our updated election brackets, including the latest results, showing the matchups on the general election ballot.
Mike Baselice, CEO of the polling firm used by David Dewhurst's campaign, said his firm should have screened out probable voters in survey results and that data drawn only from those who would "definitely" vote was more indicative of the final results.
Months after Texas physicians treating the state’s poorest seniors made a desperate plea for relief, there has been little movement to reverse a state policy that curbed their reimbursements for patients eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare.
The Affordable Care Act requires states to maintain eligibility requirements for Medicaid and CHIP through 2019. But Gov. Rick Perry and the Republican Governors Association oppose the provision, and some families in Texas fear children's health care could be in jeopardy.
Patricia Vojack, the former chief of staff to incoming Health and Human Services Commissioner Kyle Janek, will serve as the inaugural compliance officer for the embattled Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Ted Cruz won the Republican nomination to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, and Paul Sadler won the Democrats' backing. Our county-by-county map of the election results shows where the candidates' support came from.