U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro (D-San Antonio) has opted to run for re-election rather than pursue what would likely have been a bruising political battle.
Allies of Rep. Joaquín Castro are frustrated by his camp’s delay, but aides to the San Antonio Democrat say a decision on a Senate run is imminent.
A spokesman for U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro said via email the San Antonio Democrat is mulling a challenge to Texas’ senior senator in 2020.
Gov. Greg Abbott and 22 members of Congress from Texas sent a letter to President Trump stating their opposition to using Harvey aid for a border wall.
The U.S. government was headed toward a partial shutdown Friday, thanks to the Congressional fight over funding a border wall.
Cruz narrowly defeated O’Rourke Tuesday evening in what appeared likely to end up as one of the closest U.S Senate races in Texas in decades.
A new poll released Thursday morning showed Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has stabilized his lead over his Democrat challenger, U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso.
More than one operative from both parties brushed off the excitement surrounding Beto O’Rourke’s campaign with a pithy phrase: “This is still Texas.”
Trump’s performance alongside Putin Monday is drawing sharp reactions from some Texans in Congress and muted ones from others.
The state’s two U.S. senators are likely to play pivotal roles in what is expected to be a politically explosive confirmation process.