In a surprise development, the former Dallas congressman appears to be eyeing a return to the U.S. House — but not in his old district. Insiders say the response in Central Texas has been lukewarm. "I wish he'd called me first," Flores said.
Vice President Mike Pence visited Dallas on Monday to spur Republican support. He cast the midterm elections as a "choice between a party that’s committed to moving our nation forward and a party that’s committed to the politics of destruction."
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about Donald Trump's vow to stump for Ted Cruz, the Cruz campaign's attacks on Beto O'Rourke and the most competitive congressional races in November.
Seven Democrats filed to run against U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, a Dallas Republican. The race is now down to Colin Allred and Lillian Salerno – two former Obama administration officials who argue Sessions is vulnerable.
In a North Texas congressional district long represented by U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, Democrats Colin Allred and Lillian Salerno say their experience and know-how will help them flip the district.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee telegraphed its preferences Thursday in two primary runoffs for U.S. House seats in Texas, one month after its effort to torpedo a Houston Democrat's congressional bid appeared to backfire.