John Cornyn confronts late spending spree by MJ Hegar, Democratic allies in reelection campaign

John Cornyn confronts late spending spree by MJ Hegar, Democratic allies in reelection campaign U.S.…

National Democratic super PAC says it will double its spending to $12 million in battle for the Texas House

National Democratic super PAC says it will double its spending to million in battle for the…

Gov. Greg Abbott spends millions to help down-ballot Republicans in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott spends millions to help down-ballot Republicans in Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s political…

Special election runoff between Shelley Luther and state Rep. Drew Springer set for Dec. 19

Special election runoff between Shelley Luther and state Rep. Drew Springer set for Dec. 19 …

State GOP Chair Allen West, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller join anti-Greg Abbott protest outside Governor's Mansion

State GOP Chair Allen West, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller join anti-Greg Abbott protest outside Governor’s Mansion …

State Sen. Royce West won't vote for fellow Democrat MJ Hegar, accuses her of having "a problem all along with Black folks"

State Sen. Royce West won’t vote for fellow Democrat MJ Hegar, accuses her of having “a…

Texas’ John Cornyn and MJ Hegar argue over coronavirus response, policing and the Supreme Court in U.S. Senate debate

Texas’ John Cornyn and MJ Hegar argue over coronavirus response, policing and the Supreme Court in…

Fundraising in Texas House races signals a wildly competitive contest for control of the chamber

Fundraising in Texas House races signals a wildly competitive contest for control of the chamber …

Texas House Democratic group set a fundraising record in the first six months of 2020. It doubled that total in three months.

Texas House Democratic group set a fundraising record in the first six months of 2020. It…

MJ Hegar raises $13.5 million in third quarter, a huge improvement over past hauls

MJ Hegar raises .5 million in third quarter, a huge improvement over past hauls Democratic…

Republicans Shelley Luther, Drew Springer head to runoff in special election to replace state Sen. Pat Fallon

Republicans Shelley Luther, Drew Springer head to runoff in special election to replace state Sen. Pat…

Republican dissent over Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's pandemic response animates state Senate special election

Republican dissent over Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s pandemic response animates state Senate special election Shelley…

Texas Republicans sue to stop Gov. Greg Abbott's extension of early voting period during the pandemic

Texas Republicans sue to stop Gov. Greg Abbott’s extension of early voting period during the pandemic …

The race for U.S. Senate in Texas is competitive again. But this year it has a lower profile.

The race for U.S. Senate in Texas is competitive again. But this year it has a…

Conservative megadonor backs Shelley Luther for Texas Senate with $1 million loan

Conservative megadonor backs Shelley Luther for Texas Senate with million loan Republican Texas Senate candidate…

Democratic allies fighting to flip Texas House join forces for $1.1 million digital ad campaign

Democratic allies fighting to flip Texas House join forces for .1 million digital ad campaign …

John Cornyn, MJ Hegar set for first debate, though Hegar wants two more

John Cornyn, MJ Hegar set for first debate, though Hegar wants two more U.S. Sen.…

Ted Cruz says he doesn’t want to join the Supreme Court after being shortlisted by Trump

Ted Cruz says he doesn’t want to join the Supreme Court after being shortlisted by Trump …

Biden campaign adds more staff in Texas

Biden campaign adds more staff in Texas Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe…

Texas Democrats from the border team up for new PAC in effort to flip the state House

Texas Democrats from the border team up for new PAC in effort to flip the state…

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn suggests Trump could've struck a better balance in discussing early coronavirus threat

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn suggests Trump could’ve struck a better balance in discussing early coronavirus threat …

Donald Trump says Ted Cruz is on his list of potential second-term Supreme Court picks

Donald Trump says Ted Cruz is on his list of potential second-term Supreme Court picks …

National Democratic group to spend $6.2 million in effort to flip the Texas House

National Democratic group to spend .2 million in effort to flip the Texas House Democratic…

In Texas, President Trump's team hits the road to shore up support

In Texas, President Trump’s team hits the road to shore up support Trump supporters greeted…

Texas Supreme Court temporarily blocks Harris County from sending mail-in ballot applications to all its voters

Texas Supreme Court temporarily blocks Harris County from sending mail-in ballot applications to all its voters …

Pandemic politics ripple through Texas races, forcing U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw to defend his coronavirus response

Pandemic politics ripple through Texas races, forcing U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw to defend his coronavirus response …

Four candidates join Shelley Luther, Drew Springer in race to replace state Sen. Pat Fallon

Four candidates join Shelley Luther, Drew Springer in race to replace state Sen. Pat Fallon …

Texas Republicans had light presence at national convention amid debate over state's battleground status

Texas Republicans had light presence at national convention amid debate over state’s battleground status Lt.…

National Democrats add three more Texas congressional districts to target list

National Democrats add three more Texas congressional districts to target list From left: The new…

Gov. Greg Abbott sets Sept. 29 special election to replace state Sen. Pat Fallon

Gov. Greg Abbott sets Sept. 29 special election to replace state Sen. Pat Fallon State…

Shelley Luther, Dallas salon owner who pressured Texas to reopen salons, says she’s running for state Senate

Shelley Luther, Dallas salon owner who pressured Texas to reopen salons, says she’s running for state…

After recount, Tony Gonzales is still winner of GOP runoff for U.S. Rep. Will Hurd's seat

After recount, Tony Gonzales is still winner of GOP runoff for U.S. Rep. Will Hurd’s seat …

The Texas GOP's new slogan echoes a conspiracy group. Its chair says there's no connection.

The Texas GOP’s new slogan echoes a conspiracy group. Its chair says there’s no connection. …

The Democrats' national convention shone a spotlight on Texas' emerging bench — beyond the Castros and O'Rourke

The Democrats’ national convention shone a spotlight on Texas’ emerging bench — beyond the Castros and…

Texas Democrats are successfully suing to kick Green Party candidates off the November ballot

Texas Democrats are successfully suing to kick Green Party candidates off the November ballot T-Shirts…

TV ad blitz kicks off in high-profile battle between U.S. Rep. Chip Roy and Wendy Davis

TV ad blitz kicks off in high-profile battle between U.S. Rep. Chip Roy and Wendy Davis …

Texas State Sen. Pat Fallon wins GOP nomination to replace John Ratcliffe on November ballot, becoming Ratcliffe's likely successor

Texas State Sen. Pat Fallon wins GOP nomination to replace John Ratcliffe on November ballot, becoming…

Local GOP officials poised to select Texas' newest member of Congress replacing John Ratcliffe in atypical election

Local GOP officials poised to select Texas’ newest member of Congress replacing John Ratcliffe in atypical…

Super PAC launches to help Joe Biden win Texas

Super PAC launches to help Joe Biden win Texas Joe Biden speaks to supporters at…

National Democrats commit at least $1 million to MJ Hegar's effort to unseat U.S. Sen. John Cornyn

National Democrats commit at least million to MJ Hegar’s effort to unseat U.S. Sen. John Cornyn …

Gov. Greg Abbott stresses local school officials "know best" whether schools should reopen

Gov. Greg Abbott stresses local school officials “know best” whether schools should reopen Gov. Greg…

Joe Biden's campaign names first Texas hires for general election

Joe Biden’s campaign names first Texas hires for general election Democratic presidential candidate and former…

Despite promising to step aside after racist Facebook post, Keith Nielsen becomes Harris County GOP chair

Despite promising to step aside after racist Facebook post, Keith Nielsen becomes Harris County GOP chair …

Gov. Greg Abbott will miss Republican National Convention to deal with coronavirus

Gov. Greg Abbott will miss Republican National Convention to deal with coronavirus Lt. Gov. Dan…

Raul Reyes seeking recount in Republican runoff against Tony Gonzales for U.S. Rep. Will Hurd’s seat

Raul Reyes seeking recount in Republican runoff against Tony Gonzales for U.S. Rep. Will Hurd’s seat …

Texas Republicans face tough 2020 election after a rocky 12 months

Texas Republicans face tough 2020 election after a rocky 12 months The Republican Party of…

State Rep. Lorraine Birabil concedes after primary runoff defeat

State Rep. Lorraine Birabil concedes after primary runoff defeat State Rep. Lorraine Birabil, left, and…

Former Florida congressman Allen West unseats James Dickey to become Texas GOP chairman

Former Florida congressman Allen West unseats James Dickey to become Texas GOP chairman Former U.S.…

Texas GOP postpones convention a day due to technical problems

Texas GOP postpones convention a day due to technical problems Republican Party of Texas Chairman…

Gov. Greg Abbott defends mask mandate to "frustrated" delegates at Texas GOP convention

Gov. Greg Abbott defends mask mandate to “frustrated” delegates at Texas GOP convention Governor Greg…

Spurred by Gov. Greg Abbott's coronavirus handling, Democratic strategists launch PAC to defeat him in 2022

Spurred by Gov. Greg Abbott’s coronavirus handling, Democratic strategists launch PAC to defeat him in 2022 …

Texas congressional candidate backed by Donald Trump remains in too-close-to-call runoff with Ted Cruz's pick

Texas congressional candidate backed by Donald Trump remains in too-close-to-call runoff with Ted Cruz’s pick …

Texas congressional candidate backed by Donald Trump remains in too-close-to-call runoff with Ted Cruz's pick

Texas congressional candidate backed by Donald Trump remains in too-close-to-call runoff with Ted Cruz’s pick …

Joe Biden to air first general-election TV ads in Texas as polls show increasingly close race against President Donald Trump

Joe Biden to air first general-election TV ads in Texas as polls show increasingly close race…

Donald Trump makes last-minute pitches for Tony Gonzales, Ronny Jackson in Texas congressional runoffs

Donald Trump makes last-minute pitches for Tony Gonzales, Ronny Jackson in Texas congressional runoffs Former…

Donald Trump makes last-minute pitches for Tony Gonzales, Ronny Jackson in Texas congressional runoffs

Donald Trump makes last-minute pitches for Tony Gonzales, Ronny Jackson in Texas congressional runoffs Former…

GOP officials say Harris County party chair-elect is reneging on commitment to step aside after sharing racist Facebook post

GOP officials say Harris County party chair-elect is reneging on commitment to step aside after sharing…

GOP officials say Harris County party chair-elect is reneging on commitment to step aside after sharing racist Facebook post

GOP officials say Harris County party chair-elect is reneging on commitment to step aside after sharing…

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn's reelection war chest grows to $14.5 million, expanding advantage over Democratic challengers

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn’s reelection war chest grows to .5 million, expanding advantage over Democratic challengers …

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn's reelection war chest grows to $14.5 million, expanding advantage over Democratic challengers

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn’s reelection war chest grows to .5 million, expanding advantage over Democratic challengers …

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz back opposing candidates in competitive GOP runoff to replace U.S. Rep. Will Hurd

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz back opposing candidates in competitive GOP runoff to replace U.S. Rep. Will…

Early frontrunner Kim Olson faces momentum from Candace Valenzuela in bid to flip GOP-held U.S. House seat

Early frontrunner Kim Olson faces momentum from Candace Valenzuela in bid to flip GOP-held U.S. House…

Democrats zero in on health care and electability in final days of race to challenge U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul

Democrats zero in on health care and electability in final days of race to challenge U.S.…

Democrats zero in on health care and electability in final days of race to challenge U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul

Democrats zero in on health care and electability in final days of race to challenge U.S.…

Ector County GOP censures Abbott over executive power amid coronavirus, state Sen. Charles Perry calls for special session

Ector County GOP censures Abbott over executive power amid coronavirus, state Sen. Charles Perry calls for…

Ector County GOP censures Abbott over executive power amid coronavirus, state Sen. Charles Perry calls for special session

Ector County GOP censures Abbott over executive power amid coronavirus, state Sen. Charles Perry calls for…

"Kill 'em." Houston GOP powerbroker Steve Hotze left Greg Abbott a voicemail requesting National Guard "shoot to kill" rioters

“Kill ’em.” Houston GOP powerbroker Steve Hotze left Greg Abbott a voicemail requesting National Guard “shoot…

"Kill 'em." Houston GOP powerbroker Steve Hotze left Greg Abbott a voicemail requesting National Guard "shoot to kill" rioters

“Kill ’em.” Houston GOP powerbroker Steve Hotze left Greg Abbott a voicemail requesting National Guard “shoot…

Donald Trump endorses Tony Gonzales to replace U.S. Rep. Will Hurd

Donald Trump endorses Tony Gonzales to replace U.S. Rep. Will Hurd Tony Gonzales announces in…

Donald Trump endorses Tony Gonzales to replace U.S. Rep. Will Hurd

Donald Trump endorses Tony Gonzales to replace U.S. Rep. Will Hurd Tony Gonzales announces in…

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's statewide mask mandate exempts voting sites and churches

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide mask mandate exempts voting sites and churches A man exits…

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's statewide mask mandate exempts voting sites and churches

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide mask mandate exempts voting sites and churches A man exits…

Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texans in most counties to wear masks in public

Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texans in most counties to wear masks in public Gov. Greg…

Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texans in most counties to wear masks in public

Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texans in most counties to wear masks in public Gov. Greg…

MJ Hegar raises $1.7 million in second quarter of Democratic U.S. Senate race

MJ Hegar raises .7 million in second quarter of Democratic U.S. Senate race MJ Hegar…

MJ Hegar maintains big fundraising lead over Royce West in U.S. Senate runoff

MJ Hegar maintains big fundraising lead over Royce West in U.S. Senate runoff MJ Hegar…

Republican runoff in battleground congressional district turns explosive with focus on sex trafficking in Fort Bend County

Republican runoff in battleground congressional district turns explosive with focus on sex trafficking in Fort Bend…

Bucking party leaders, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz intervenes in Republican runoff for Will Hurd's seat

Bucking party leaders, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz intervenes in Republican runoff for Will Hurd’s seat …

Bucking party leaders, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz intervenes in Republican runoff for Will Hurd's seat

Bucking party leaders, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz intervenes in Republican runoff for Will Hurd’s seat …

MJ Hegar, Royce West spar on party loyalty, ethics in debate

MJ Hegar, Royce West spar on party loyalty, ethics in debate Democratic U.S. Senate candidates…

MJ Hegar, Royce West spar on party loyalty, ethics in debate

MJ Hegar, Royce West spar on party loyalty, ethics in debate Democratic U.S. Senate candidates…

Issues of race, policing dominate final stretch of Democratic runoff to face U.S. Sen. John Cornyn

Issues of race, policing dominate final stretch of Democratic runoff to face U.S. Sen. John Cornyn …

Pence visits Dallas as Texas grapples with coronavirus spike

Pence visits Dallas as Texas grapples with coronavirus spike Vice President Mike Pence spoke during…

Gov. Greg Abbott expresses regret over reopening Texas bars during coronavirus

Gov. Greg Abbott expresses regret over reopening Texas bars during coronavirus Hours after shutting down…

Gov. Greg Abbott expresses regret over reopening Texas bars during coronavirus

Gov. Greg Abbott expresses regret over reopening Texas bars during coronavirus Hours after shutting down…

Pence following through with Texas visit to Dallas church as pandemic rages

Pence following through with Texas visit to Dallas church as pandemic rages Vice President Mike…

Pence following through with visit to Dallas church as pandemic rages

Pence following through with visit to Dallas church as pandemic rages Vice President Mike Pence…

Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texas bars to close again and restaurants to reduce to 50% occupancy as coronavirus spreads

Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texas bars to close again and restaurants to reduce to 50% occupancy…

Gov. Greg Abbott recommends Texans stay home as coronavirus cases surge

Gov. Greg Abbott recommends Texans stay home as coronavirus cases surge Gov. Greg Abbott adjusts…

Gov. Greg Abbott recommends Texans stay home as coronavirus cases surge

Gov. Greg Abbott recommends Texans stay home as coronavirus cases surge Gov. Greg Abbott ordered…

Empower Texans opponents rush to exact revenge over anti-Abbott tirade

Empower Texans opponents rush to exact revenge over anti-Abbott tirade After two Empower Texans staffers…

Empower Texans opponents rush to exact revenge over anti-Abbott tirade

Empower Texans opponents rush to exact revenge over anti-Abbott tirade After two Empower Texans staffers…

Two Empower Texans staff members reprimanded after recording reveals them joking about Gov. Greg Abbott's wheelchair use

Two Empower Texans staff members reprimanded after recording reveals them joking about Gov. Greg Abbott’s wheelchair…

Donald Trump's support, rural roots fuel budding drama in Panhandle congressional runoff

Donald Trump’s support, rural roots fuel budding drama in Panhandle congressional runoff From left, Josh…

Donald Trump cautions against “falsely labeling” racists while in Dallas to talk about George Floyd

Donald Trump cautions against “falsely labeling” racists while in Dallas to talk about George Floyd …

Gov. Greg Abbott calls for resignation of Bexar County GOP chair after she floats racist George Floyd conspiracy theory

Gov. Greg Abbott calls for resignation of Bexar County GOP chair after she floats racist George…

With convention plans in flux, Republicans considering Dallas for Trump nomination acceptance speech

With convention plans in flux, Republicans considering Dallas for Trump nomination acceptance speech President Donald…

Almost all Texas business are allowed to open at 50% capacity, Gov. Greg Abbott says

Almost all Texas business are allowed to open at 50% capacity, Gov. Greg Abbott says …

Julián Castro makes his support for Joe Biden official

Julián Castro makes his support for Joe Biden official Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro…

Texas Democrats' convention begins online-only Monday, while state GOP officials stick to in-person plans in July

Texas Democrats’ convention begins online-only Monday, while state GOP officials stick to in-person plans in July …

GOP voter registration group shutters amid coronavirus challenges

GOP voter registration group shutters amid coronavirus challenges The Republican Party of Texas office in…

President Donald Trump to visit Dallas as he resumes in-person campaign fundraisers

President Donald Trump to visit Dallas as he resumes in-person campaign fundraisers President Donald Trump…

Texas will extend early voting period this fall, Gov. Greg Abbott says

Texas will extend early voting period this fall, Gov. Greg Abbott says Gov. Greg Abbott…

Joe Biden to address Texas Democratic Party convention June 6

Joe Biden to address Texas Democratic Party convention June 6 Democratic presidential candidate and former…

Influential conservative group endorses Ronny Jackson over Josh Winegarner in runoff for U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry's seat

Influential conservative group endorses Ronny Jackson over Josh Winegarner in runoff for U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry’s…

Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas is aiming to start college football on time, with fans in stands

Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas is aiming to start college football on time, with fans in…

After blowback, Texas acknowledges 6% of its reported tests were of antibodies, not active infections

After blowback, Texas acknowledges 6% of its reported tests were of antibodies, not active infections …

Cascade of endorsements animate Texas' Democratic U.S. Senate runoff upended by coronavirus

Cascade of endorsements animate Texas’ Democratic U.S. Senate runoff upended by coronavirus Sen. Royce West…

Race to replace U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe gathers steam as Republican activists set date to pick his likely successor

Race to replace U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe gathers steam as Republican activists set date to pick…

As her party railed against attempts to expand mail-in voting, a Texas GOP congressional candidate gave a "green light"

As her party railed against attempts to expand mail-in voting, a Texas GOP congressional candidate gave…

How gun control advocates plan to make Texas a top political priority in 2020

How gun control advocates plan to make Texas a top political priority in 2020 Guns…

Gov. Greg Abbott to allow Texas hair salons and pools to reopen Friday and gyms to open May 18

Gov. Greg Abbott to allow Texas hair salons and pools to reopen Friday and gyms to…

Pete Sessions incurs legal bills — and opponent's criticism — in campaign to return to Congress

Pete Sessions incurs legal bills — and opponent’s criticism — in campaign to return to Congress …

Texas reports record coronavirus deaths the day before stores open. But Gov. Greg Abbott sees hope in other metrics.

Texas reports record coronavirus deaths the day before stores open. But Gov. Greg Abbott sees hope…

Attorney general's office warns local officials that barber shops, hair salons and gyms still can't reopen

Attorney general’s office warns local officials that barber shops, hair salons and gyms still can’t reopen …

Gov. Greg Abbott ends self-quarantine mandate for travelers from Louisiana

Gov. Greg Abbott ends self-quarantine mandate for travelers from Louisiana A TXDOT sign on a…

Gov. Greg Abbott to let restaurants, movie theaters and malls open with limited capacity Friday

Gov. Greg Abbott to let restaurants, movie theaters and malls open with limited capacity Friday …

Kim Olson's departure from the Air Force hasn't been a political liability. Will that change in 2020?

Kim Olson’s departure from the Air Force hasn’t been a political liability. Will that change in…

Gov. Greg Abbott promises far-reaching announcement on reopening Texas businesses, including restaurants, hair salons

Gov. Greg Abbott promises far-reaching announcement on reopening Texas businesses, including restaurants, hair salons Gov.…

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces team to restart the economy, loosens some restrictions

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces team to restart the economy, loosens some restrictions Gov. Greg…