The president's son tell supporters that Cruz and his father have patched things up since the contentious 2016 presidential campaign.
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.
A California man wonders why people are angry at everyone's favorite Texas country artist
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.
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.
Austin filmmaker Steve Mims shows why (in some decidedly non-political ways) Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke aren't so different after all.
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.
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.
Thank you, Ted Cruz campaign, for introducing the Whataburger-themed insult to Texas politics.
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.
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.
House speaker Joe Straus asks President Trump to stop the policy, while State Representative César Blanco asks Abbott to cease National Guard deployment.
The late-night host and Texas senator will go one-on-one on Saturday. Here's our scouting report.
Constitutional scholar Ted Cruz says he has no idea whether President Trump can pardon himself.
What may be more troubling for Democrats is that half of the state’s voters still don’t know much about the two standard-bearers.
A new super PAC wants you to F Ted Cruz—fire him, that is.
More than half of those in a new survey lack an opinion of Beto O’Rourke, but he’s still tied with Cruz.
Oilman Tim Dunn is investing in a super PAC trying to defeat the Democratic senate nominee after helping him win a seat in Congress in 2012.
The Democratic Senate nominee raked in $6.7 million and paid more than $2.6 million to former Sanders fundraisers.
The London-based political profiling company is accused of harvesting 50 million Facebook profiles without users’ permission.
The majority of members also received high grades for their voting record on gun issues.
Senator Ted Cruz told the Senate that Republicans did not campaign to grant amnesty to undocumented immigrants.
Cruz's disapproval ratings may put him at risk.
Senator Cruz set the stage for a 2013 federal shutdown with a dramatic reading of Green Eggs and Ham. Now, he’s quiet.
As his first term in the U.S. Senate comes to a close, Cruz is already gearing up for the next big election.
Cruz could secure more money in tax cuts for private schools and homeschools than Greg Abbott or Dan Patrick have gotten from the state.
The former Houston mayoral candidate says voters are eager for a middle ground.
Yeah, the Astros really pulled it off.
CNN’s Debate Night: Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz, and a house divided.
Just another day for the junior senator.
Bruce K. Jacobson Jr. says Cruz broke a promise to voters by refusing to endorse Donald Trump at the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Castro’s decision leaves Beto O’Rourke as the lone Democrat in the U.S. Senate race.
ABC commentator talks about how to change the Texas political landscape.
Ted Cruz, John Cornyn, and senatorial demeanor.
A prominent Republican strategist's advice for our now-beleaguered junior senator.
Why he will come to regret his endorsement of Donald Trump’s presidential bid.
Will the senator face consequences back home for his stand against Trump?