The former advisor to Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich penned an op-ed in US News & World Reports urging the party not to abandon its values in a rush towards the center after the election.
The Republican nominee may have lost the election, but his margin of victory in Texas suggests how the state may be changing.
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.
Update: Four of the state's five editorial boards have now opted for the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, including the Austin American-Statesman, which endorsed Ted Cruz over David Dewhurst in the primary.
"Vote for the Mormon, Not the Muslim! The capitalist, not the communist!" reads the sign at Leakey's Church in the Valley.
UPDATE: Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger and FNL TV producer Peter Berg have both joined the fray over Mitt Romney and "Clear Eyes, Full Hearts...Can't Lose."
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have both attempted to claim coach Eric Taylor's "Clear Eyes, Full Hearts..." rallying cry as their own—and FNL author Buzz Bissinger has picked a side.
The first Senate debate was an hour-long display of cross-talk and exasperation, but things really heated up after Paul Sadler called Ted Cruz a troll.
From Satan to sleep apnea, five headlines about Rick Perry following his Friday night appearance at the Texas Tribune festival and the publication of Oops, a presidential campaign e-book by the Trib's Jay Root.
Mitt and Ann Romney told the story during their appearance on Live! With Kelly and Michael, which airs on Tuesday.
Peter Beinart of the Daily Beast argues that it's George W. Bush—and the way the country feels about his presidency—that will determine the 2012 election.
The just-about-former Republican presidential candidate told the New York Times he was only invited to speak at the Republican National Convention if he gave the party's nominee his full endorsement.
During his trips to Houston and Midland on Tuesday, Republican candidate Mitt Romney took time out to praise former first lady Barbara Bush and talk oil and gas.
On the eve of the Republican runoff for U.S. Senate, the Lite Guv paid the chicken chain a visit.
Turnout is better than expected, with participation in most of the state's largest counties outpacing both projections and the two-week early period from May's election.
On the eve of early voting, the iconic Texas Rangers endorsed the Lite Guv in the U.S. Senate primary.
An independent poll has the Tea Party favorite leading David Dewhurst in the Senate runoff, while the Lite Guv's campaign steps up its attacks.
Three federal judges in D.C. will begin hearing arguments in State of Texas v. Eric Holder, which finds Texas seeking pre-clearance of SB 30, a.k.a. "the Voter ID" law.
The governor discussed "Fast and Furious," the Texas DREAM Act, and his "vulture capitalist" critique of the Republican presidential nominee with CBS News's Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation.
The audience, which had loudly applauded most of Governor Perry's speech, started booing when he reiterated his support for Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst.
The GOP nominee is expected to raise $15 million on fundraising stops in Texas's four largest cities this week.
UPDATE: The Lite Guv says he never really "challenged" Ted Cruz to debate en español, but the Senate candidates are now scheduled to spar in English twice.
Williamson Country District Attorney John Bradley faced a resounding defeat in a race that became a referendum on his handling of the Michael Morton case.
Upsets! Runoffs! Drama! The U.S. Senate race wasn't the only contest worth watching Tuesday night.
In the battle to replace Kay Bailey Hutchison, David Dewhurst and Ted Cruz will go right at each other—emphasis on "right"—on July 31.
The candidate clinched his party's nomination Tuesday after scooping up 71 percent of the vote in the Texas Republican primary.
The Republican race between David Dewhurst and Ted Cruz for the U.S. Senate seat headlines Texas's delayed primary elections, but this political story will likely continue.
A new poll shows that the Republican primary for the open U.S. Senate seat won't be ending any time soon.
Republican state senator Jeff Wentworth's latest salvo against his primary opponent Elizabeth Ames Jones? Suing her for defamation.
David Dewhurst is backed by the Morning News and Chronicle, but the Star-Telegram and Statesman go for Tom Leppert and Ted Cruz, respectively.
Ron Paul debated economic policy with New York Times columnist Paul Krugman on Bloomberg Television, but the throwdown had no teeth.
The Republican presidential candidate's campaign stop at the University of Texas had the vibe of an Austin rock festival.
Only 29 percent of Texans would support Perry for a fourth full term.
With Newt Gingrich dropping out, the governor endorses the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
With the May 29 primary five weeks away, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and former Dallas mayor Tom Leppert run two spots attacking their opponents.
The sleepy Senate race picked up this week, with allegations of rigging a debate and the release of first-quarter fundraising numbers.
According to a new e-book, "it became an open secret that he was using painkillers in sufficient dosages to keep him standing through the two-hour debates."
The Comedy Central host calls UT-Austin "the fightin’ only part of Texas that’s liberal!"
In his latest Internet campaign video, the candidate for U.S. Senate is "interviewed" by his daughter about Leach, whom he calls a "bully"
The Paul campaign says it is "hoarding cash" for Texas and California, and still has a "fighting chance" to win the nomination. Really?
David Dewhurst's campaign put out a new commercial last week that focuses on his father's military service and curbing deficit spending.
On the day of the Illinois primary, the Paul visits the Tonight Show's Burbank studios where he hones his television skills as the lead guest.
The former U.S. vice president visits Austin for a SXSW Interactive keynote talk with social media impresario Sean Parker.
Rick Perry dropped by the CNN Grill at SXSW where he told Peter Hamby that "the idea you can just stroll in there and be in the mix and be successful ... is a bit of a stretch."
Paul failed to win even one state on Super Tuesday, but he isn't going anywhere.
Several distant relatives of the former Massachusetts governor will campaign for Ron Paul in Idaho during tonight's caucuses.
With redistricting disputes at rest for now, the May 29 primary date becomes official, which could be good news for Rick Santorum.
The congressman breaks from the campaign trail to question the Federal Reserve Chairman at a House Financial Services committee hearing.
Social values came under question at a Senate campaign forum when GOP candidates Ted Cruz and Craig James criticized former Dallas mayor Tom Leppert for attending Dallas pride parades.