Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick are far ahead of their Republican primary opponents in the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll, but the Democrats running for those two high offices face more difficult paths to their party’s nomination.
Texas may be a red state, but for at least the weekend, it served the role of a battleground for two party leaders determined to put their spin on President Donald Trump's agenda in the lead-up to the midterm elections.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is aligning with President Donald Trump in highlighting the lack of evidence in recently issued indictments that Russia's government colluded with Trump's 2016 campaign to influence the election.
In crowded, competitive Republican primaries to replace two retiring congressmen, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is investing time, energy and political capital to help two of his former staffers join him in the Texas delegation.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on Thursday said that the results of an FBI investigation into the death of a Border Patrol agent should serve as a reminder that people should not draw conclusions before having all the information.
After months of internal uproar and a letter from U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, the University of Texas at Austin said Friday its China center will not accept funding from a Hong Kong-based foundation that Cruz said helps spread Chinese government propaganda abroad.
House Speaker Joe Straus praised Alabama for rejecting Roy Moore in Tuesday's special election and urged mainstream Texas voters to get involved in 2018 primaries to keep people like Moore out of power.
A half-dozen members of the Texas congressional delegation have already given up their seats — and the elections haven't even started yet. This cycle could see more changes than a redistricting year, when disruption is the norm.