Big John’s approval rating has taken a serious blow in the month after the Uvalde shooting—driven largely by Republicans and independents.
Observers cite the party’s convention as evidence that state Republicans have gone “full MAGA.” But if anything, MAGA folks are following Texas.
John Cornyn helped wrangle other senators from both parties to advance a spate of provisions. But will the Texas Legislature follow his lead?
“We need to stop the bad guys.” —Ted Cruz
A recent analysis found Texas’s senior senator is the most prolific tweeter in Congress.
Hint: “Trim all visible fat."
Donald Trump wins the state, John Cornyn defeats MJ Hegar, and Democrats fail to make substantial gains in Congress or the Legislature.
Cornyn's race against MJ Hegar has been relatively sleepy, but that is to the senior senator’s advantage.
Plus, the Texas Freedom Caucus projects its own dangerous fantasies, and even more stir-crazy pols.
The candidate is running in a district that’s home to more Asian Americans than anywhere else in Texas. Her newest campaign ad blames the People's Republic for the coronavirus pandemic.
Plus, Chip Roy demands this pandemic set an end date already.
The Texas senator and congressman, along with Chip Roy, remain incorrigible in the face of the coronavirus.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the Senate candidate outlines her plan to unseat John Cornyn.
Fourteen strategies to deal with uncomfortable questions about impeachment proceedings.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the digital news startup’s CEO and co-founder discusses how a risky bet on covering Texas politics and public policy paid off.
John Cornyn and other Republicans are doing their best to explain away the Ukraine scandal, but their best just looks silly.
Impeachment is serious business. And so is the political calculating that goes into how to respond.
For many years, taking on the senior Texas senator seemed like a fool's errand. But in 2020, Cornyn looks less than invincible.
Workers Defense Project Founder Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez Is the Latest Democrat to Take on John Cornyn
The community organizer is expected to make a play for millennials and young people of color.
His fundraising is bad, his poll numbers are worse, and some Texans still think he should run for Senate.
In a new presidential poll of Texas, Beto, Bernie, and Biden all look competitive against Trump. But it's far too early to make too much of that.
The San Antonio congressman said he feels he can accomplish more in the majority party in the U.S. House
The state’s senior U.S. senator is calling out Joaquin Castro and MJ Hegar in particular.
A Joaquin Castro candidacy instantly makes next year's Senate race competitive, observers say.
On the latest National Podcast of Texas, the 2014 gubernatorial candidate on her latest thinking about a potential run against John Cornyn, Beto O’Rourke’s future, and the status of the upcoming Sandra Bullock film centered on her filibuster.
John Cornyn may be vulnerable and 2020 looks even better than 2018 for Democrats—but who will run?
Texas's senior U.S. senator says he will have to make the case for his re-election based on his positions, not those of the president.
Texas law would allow Beto to take a shot at the White House and at Senator John Cornyn at the same time.
Ted Cruz and John Cornyn’s Stances on Brett Kavanaugh Confirm Their Allegiances to the Old Boys’ Club
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.
The second ranking Republican expressed admiration for the Dallas diva following reports of her drug overdose and entering rehab.
On this episode, we dive into Beto O'Rourke's moonshot campaign, catch up with Laredo's nightcrawler, and talk to Gay Gaddis about her new book, 'Cowgirl Power: How to Kick ass in Business and Life.
Cornyn's tactics to get hurricane recovery money for Texas have angered two tea party groups.
Cornyn backs out of the FBI director race.
In Houston, Austin, and even Temple, senators and representatives are hearing from a section of the constituency that’s been quiet until now.
Ted Cruz, John Cornyn, and senatorial demeanor.
The Senate hopeful raises dough the Bitcoin way.
News flash: Steve Stockman has no chance to beat John Cornyn. So why is the media writing all of these stories?
If, or really when, Cornyn wins the 2014 primary, it will be as a Republican who was taken to task by the tea party and prevailed.
Harry Reid to the left of him. The tea party to the right. Senator John Cornyn on the challenges of running a “big tent” GOP in a time of fierce partisanship.
The evangelical leader's candidacy would be enough to cause major heartburn among the GOP establishment in Texas.
How long can the Republican party endure the civil war that is raging between tea party conservatives and mainstream conservatives?
Senator John Cornyn has tried three times in seven years to pass a law outlawing the sale of "murderabilia," or memorabilia connected to famous criminals—will tying his latest attempt to the sale of a letter by Nidal Hasan help him finally get it through?
The shooting at the Washington Naval Yard comes as Texas Senators seek support for a bill declaring Major Nadal Hasan's attack on Fort Hood to be "terrorism."
The uncivil war inside the Texas Republican party may be about to break wide open. Elements of the Tea Party are encouraging Tyler congressman Louie Gohmert to challenge U.S. senator John Cornyn in the Republican primary.
On January 30, Public Policy Polling, a Democratic firm, released a poll on the U.S. Senate race in Texas. Did someone just say, What U.S. Senate race in Texas? Well, PPP surveyed John Cornyn’s prospects of keeping his seat against four Democratic opponents. As PPP put it, most
The emergence of Ted Cruz has made life miserable for Minority Whip John Cornyn. Cruz constantly has the senior senator for Texas looking over his right shoulder. Cornyn voted against Kerry as secretary of state, as did Cruz, but it’s likely that he did so only to inoculate himself against
Cruz cruises, Wendy Davis holds on, Pete Gallego scores an upset, Karl Rove gets cranky, and six other election highlights from around the state and country.
U.S. Senator John Cornyn and outgoing senator Kay Bailey Hutchison were floated as potential members of a Romney administration, and Greg Abbott is a top choice to head the EPA.
In the Washington Times, Governor Perry joins Michelle Bachmann and other Republicans in blasting the U.S. Attorney General over the “Fast and Furious” gun tracking program.
It's the question on everyone's mind now that the former attorney general is suddenly running for governor. The answer could determine whether his political prospects go up in smoke.