Tribpedia: Steve Stockman

U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Friendswood, is in his first term representing Texas’ 36th Congressional District, which includes Polk, Jasper, Tyler, Newton, Liberty, Hardin, Orange and Chambers counties, and parts of Harris County. He also served from 1995-97 as a representative for Texas’ Ninth Congressional District. Early on in his second foray into  Congress, Stockman quickly made himself known both ...

Trial of former U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman on corruption charges delayed until next year

Former U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, a Houston-area Republican, speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.
<p>Former U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman<span>, a Houston-area Republican,</span>&nbsp;speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.</p>

Former U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman's trial on federal corruption charges has been pushed back to next year. The trial, originally scheduled to begin June 5, will now kick off on Jan. 29, 2018, according to an order issued Wednesday by Chief U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal.

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Sen. Wendy Davis shows her book "Forgetting to be Afraid" at Book People on September 11th, 2014
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Sen. Wendy Davis shows her book "Forgetting to be Afraid" at Book People on September 11th, 2014

The Brief: Nov. 13, 2014

Wendy Davis' rout was foretold by a couple of Democratic strategists who despaired nearly a year ago over the direction in which the Democratic gubernatorial candidate was taking her campaign.

James Dickey, chairman of the Travis County Republican Party (in red), and Brendan Steinhauser, campaign manager for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (in black), talked to members of the crowd at a Juneteenth celebration in East Austin on Saturday. Steinhauser's visit was part of the Cornyn campaign's efforts to reach diverse communities.
James Dickey, chairman of the Travis County Republican Party (in red), and Brendan Steinhauser, campaign manager for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (in black), talked to members of the crowd at a Juneteenth celebration in East Austin on Saturday. Steinhauser's visit was part of the Cornyn campaign's efforts to reach diverse communities.

Cornyn Campaign Hopes Tea Party Strategy Will Help GOP Diversify

John Cornyn's campaign is actively seeking to reach diverse communities that haven’t been traditional Republican supporters. And his team is trying to use Tea Party-style strategies to do it.

 

The race to replace U.S Rep. Steve Stockman in Congressional District 36 is a battle of geographical allegiance between supporters of the two Republican candidates headed to the May 27 runoff: Brian Babin (l) of southeast Texas and Ben Streusand (r) of suburban Houston.
The race to replace U.S Rep. Steve Stockman in Congressional District 36 is a battle of geographical allegiance between supporters of the two Republican candidates headed to the May 27 runoff: Brian Babin (l) of southeast Texas and Ben Streusand (r) of suburban Houston.

Candidates Talk Urban-Rural Divide in Runoff for Stockman's Seat

  • 7Comments

The race to replace U.S Rep. Steve Stockman in CD-36 is a battle of geographical allegiance between supporters of the two Republican candidates headed to the May 27 runoff.

 

 

Vote signs outside early voting locations in Austin on Feb. 23, 2014.
Vote signs outside early voting locations in Austin on Feb. 23, 2014.

The Brief: March 4, 2014

Another dose of winter weather expected to hit overnight from Austin and San Antonio to Houston is injecting a note of uncertainty into today's party primary elections.

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, have both made education a central point in their gubernatorial bids.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, have both made education a central point in their gubernatorial bids.

The Brief: Feb. 25, 2014

Democrats and Republicans in Texas differ in their enthusiasm for spending more money for education, but they tend to agree on the need to invest more, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, left, is framing his Senate campaign around how he can help U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, right better than current incumbent John Cornyn.
U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, left, is framing his Senate campaign around how he can help U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, right better than current incumbent John Cornyn.

The Brief: Feb. 13, 2014

Ted Cruz put his party's Senate leaders in a tough spot Wednesday: vote against the Democrats on raising the debt limit and risk damaging global markets, or vote with the Democrats and hand Tea Party challengers a line of attack.