A small group of Texas Republican officeholders in the Legislature and Congress have something new to worry about in the Donald Trump era: They won their November elections, but Hillary Clinton beat Trump in their districts.
At a forum in Houston Saturday, the 10 candidates for Democratic National Committee chair trained almost all their fire on President Trump, assailing him as a threat to Democracy who deserves little, if any, Democratic cooperation.
The Democratic National Committee is hosting a regional forum Saturday in Houston featuring candidates running to be the national party's next chair. The forum is being moderated by Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith.
In the Roundup: A potential 2018 challenger emerges for Senator Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton passes on Housing Secretary Julián Castro for vice president and Texans take the stage at the Democratic National Convention.
After a tumultuous Republican National Convention, Texas Democrats are heading to Philadelphia anticipating relative unity — relative being the key word — as they formally nominate Hillary Clinton for president.
Though they disagree on almost every policy issue, from education funding to abortion to immigration, Texas Republicans and Democrats seem to have common ground on a few things, according to their newly approved platforms.
Donald Trump starred this weekend as the minority party’s engine, a source of Texas Democratic Party delegates’ enthusiasm and of their hope that someday, perhaps even someday soon, voters will elect a Democrat to statewide office.
As Donald Trump crisscrossed the state fundraising and rallying supporters this week, Texas Democrats gathered to unite thousands of delegates behind their party’s presumptive nominee, Hillary Clinton, to help ensure Trump’s defeat. But some delegates aren’t quite ready to abandon Bernie Sanders.