In his forthcoming memoir, the former San Antonio mayor and Obama cabinet member recalls leaving Texas for college at Stanford.
His final quarterly fundraising report of the election season is a new high for all U.S. Senate races in the country.
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?
Our lack of a voter-verified paper trail and contingency planning make us vulnerable, says Rice University’s Dan Wallach.
The video ad reminds viewers of Donald Trump’s Ted Cruz insults and of Cruz failing to act ’Texas Tough.’
O’Rourke has spent more on social media advertising than any politician in America this year—other than President Trump.
The president's son tell supporters that Cruz and his father have patched things up since the contentious 2016 presidential campaign.
This city in West Texas was the largest in the country without a presence from the controversial health clinic.
Of course it wasn’t any wonder that our Texas senators couldn’t find it in their hearts or minds to consider Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s version of events.
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.
In their only debate, Valdez was often the aggressor, but could not force any Abbott errors.
Trailing badly, this may be Valdez’s best shot at changing the dynamics in her challenge to Republican Governor Abbott.
With sexual-misconduct scandals swirling, from Brett Kavanaugh to Charles Schwertner, how politicians talk about them could bite them at the polls.
Michael McCaul, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, shares his views on some of the world’s biggest political hot spots.
The two candidates for U.S. Senate engage in a contentious discussion on a variety of policy issues.
Two politicians not known for brevity will face off at 6 p.m on statewide television.
Polling methodology and assumptions can create voter confusion over which political poll to trust.
Two setbacks in state politics this week suggest Democrats should not take this bloc for granted.
In a stunning upset, Republican Pete Flores defeated Democrat Pete Gallego in a district Hillary Clinton won in 2016.
Undecided voters finally developed an opinion of O’Rourke—and it is unfavorable.
Despite a sense of Beto-mania in other parts of the state, voters in rural Gonzales, where the Texas Revolution began, enthusiastically cheer the incumbent.
Polling firm finds some Republicans are ready to cross party lines.
President Trump’s budget adviser says the Texas Senate seat is in play because the party nominee is not likable.
Texas Hispanics prefer Democratic nominee for governor Lupe Valdez over Republican incumbent Greg Abbott by a slim margin and Beto O’Rourke over Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz by a wider margin. But does it matter for a voting block that notoriously fails to turn out on Election Day? The poll,…
Donations and the love of Hollywood suggest that O'Rourke may be more popular outside the state—and more vulnerable at home.
Their fraught primary relationship comes back to haunt Texas’s junior senator.
Despite a sense of momentum, the Democrat’s unconventional campaign is in unchartered territory as the candidate faces new scrutiny and political attacks.
With the government questioning the authenticity of their birth certificates, some Texans worry that even providing additional documentation won't be enough.
The senator released a digital counterpunch to his competitor’s viral video, though it has yet to pick up the same steam.
It might help if he loses to Ted Cruz.
O’Rourke continues to nip at Ted Cruz’s heels in the latest poll, even if a third of the state's voters are unfamiliar with him.
"I can think of nothing more American," the candidate said. It’s another viral hit for the digital wunderkind.
The former UT chancellor stepped into the political fray with an open letter to President Trump denouncing his "McCarthy-era" tactics.
Dueling studies reach different conclusions about whether high schools are following a state law.
The liberal icon who died last week served first as a lawmaker then as a lobbyist.
A famed member of the Killer Bees, Schwartz was known for his gifted—and tart—oratory.
Tuesday morning, Greg Abbott retweeted a fake Churchill quote. It’s not the first time one of our elected officials has been duped.
During a summer with record heat and record power usage, supply is keeping up with demand.
A majority of Texans polled also said they support a woman’s right to abortion.
The Senate leadership was briefed on the Texas race as a pair of new polls show O'Rourke neck and neck with the incumbent Cruz.
All other statewide offices on the ballot remain comfortably in the hands of Republicans.
The Infowars honcho’s legal troubles mount.
The solutions to our current crisis on the border are relatively simple, says Houston immigration expert Charles Foster. But our politicians don’t have the nerve to make them happen.
Ted Cruz versus Beto O’Rourke may be the most anticipated Texas race on the November ballot, but June’s state party conventions were all about Donald Trump.
When a Texas Republican and Texas Democrat drove 1,600 miles together to Washington and live-streamed it, the nation took notice.
Hutchison shows discomfort at President Trump’s style, but her record shows she’s in agreement with the substance of his remarks.
Kavanaugh’s decision on the case of an undocumented minor seeking an abortion in Texas is one of their primary concerns.
Hegar’s campaign says the commercial prompted more than $750,000 in donations in ten days.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador has always leaned left, but he shows a pragmatic centrist streak that leaves some supporters uneasy.
Mexico elected a left-leaning populist in a landslide on Sunday. Here’s what you need to know about the man called AMLO.