While little separates veteran Dan Crenshaw and state Rep. Kevin Roberts on policy, their Republican runoff has grown nasty as they argue over past Facebook posts and accusations of mudslinging. The winner is likely to end up in Congress.
State Rep. Kevin Roberts and retired Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw will face off in the May 22 Republican primary runoff for Texas' 2nd Congressional District. Hear where the Houston-area candidates stand on issues like the Hurricane Harvey response and gun safety.
In a crowded race for an open seat in Congress, Republican donor Kathaleen Wall has dominated the field and the local airwaves, frustrating other challengers who still hope to continue the contest in a runoff.
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.
Four Texans in Congress – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, and U.S. Reps. John Culberson of Houston, Ted Poe of Humble and Lamar Smith of San Antonio – were outraised by a Democratic challenger in the last quarter.
During an upcoming U.S. House recess this month, House Speaker Paul Ryan will make several stops in some of the richest pockets of the state: Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Midland and San Antonio.
There's no way that conservative Republicans in Texas could forge strong friendships with New York Democrats, right? Think again. Several members of the Texas delegation share some unexpected across-the-aisle friendships on Capitol Hill.
Newly filed federal campaign finance reports telegraph which federal House members are worried about re-election, which are eager to ingratiate themselves to colleagues in Washington and who might be in legal trouble.
As a new survey shows large counties across the U.S. identifying human sex trafficking as a major problem, federal lawmakers and advocates have pointed to Houston as a critical city in their efforts to address the issue.
As stakeholders focus on the U.S. Senate during the debate on comprehensive immigration reform, the lower chamber has begun marking up a measure that would expand immigration enforcement powers to local law enforcement.