In the final hours before polls closed Tuesday in the Texas primaries, Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz kickstarted the general election with a barrage of criticism of his Democratic challenger, U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke of El Paso.
Despite his Democratic primary victory, and his aggressive campaigning and fundraising, Beto O'Rourke's share of the vote was surprisingly low. In some border counties, he was losing to primary rival Sema Hernandez.
Did George P. Bush avoid a runoff? What happened in the Texas 7th? Will more Democrats vote than Republicans? Here are the questions likely to draw the most attention as the returns roll in Tuesday night.
Across Texas, dozens of candidates are vying for attention in crowded congressional primaries, making for a boisterous primary season unlike anything the state has seen in decades. Here’s The Texas Tribune’s list of the most interesting races.
The leader of #ProjectRedTX is a former Gov. Greg Abbott campaign manager who has been involved in GOP politics through three previous redistricting cycles. The PAC has already raised $500,000 — from a single donor.
At a Tuesday forum in downtown San Antonio, the few differences that emerged between Democratic candidates vying to represent Congressional District 23 came when they tried to cast themselves as the best person to take on Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Will Hurd.
The bill, which Granger hopes to submit by the end of next week, would fully fund the installation of metal detectors for interested schools. Granger said her proposal is only part of the solution — "everything is on the table."
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.
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.
A dozen U.S. House members from Texas sent a letter to leaders in the U.S. Senate Thursday urging quick action on a bill that would provide billions more in Hurricane Harvey relief, calling the bill "critical to the lives and livelihoods of our constituents and the nation at large."
From El Paso to Austin, dozens of candidates are running in competitive primaries for U.S. House seats. The latest fundraising reports give hints to which ones are drawing significant support and which remain long shots.