The president's rallies for Republican candidates are more often about him than about the candidates he’s endorsing.
Articles by R.G. Ratcliffe
Oct 22, 2018 — By R.G. Ratcliffe
A slew of inventive—and humorous—political videos are emerging in the closing days of this year's election.
Oct 16, 2018 — By R.G. Ratcliffe
Despite repeated attacks, Cruz never appeared cornered or defensive.
Oct 11, 2018 — By R.G. Ratcliffe
A new Quinnipiac University poll indicates Republican Senator Ted Cruz will easily defeat Democrat Beto O’Rourke. But could that poll and several others be wrong?
Oct 5, 2018 — By R.G. Ratcliffe
O’Rourke has spent more on social media advertising than any politician in America this year—other than President Trump.
Oct 3, 2018 — By R.G. Ratcliffe
Republicans are taunting the news media to treat O’Rourke’s DWI with the same vigor as the allegations against the U.S. Supreme Court nominee.
Sep 29, 2018 — By R.G. Ratcliffe
In their only debate, Valdez was often the aggressor, but could not force any Abbott errors.
Sep 28, 2018 — By R.G. Ratcliffe
Trailing badly, this may be Valdez’s best shot at changing the dynamics in her challenge to Republican Governor Abbott.
Sep 27, 2018 — By R.G. Ratcliffe
With sexual-misconduct scandals swirling, from Brett Kavanaugh to Charles Schwertner, how politicians talk about them could bite them at the polls.