The Democratic challenge in Texas’ swing CD23 might hinge on neutralizing incumbent Rep. Will Hurd’s national security and cyber-defense credentials.
The national political conventions are over and the nominations are complete.
San Antonio native and former state Sen. Leticia Van De Putte is co-chairing this year’s Democratic National Convention Rules Committee, a position that comes with significant power and responsibility.
More than 200 Democrats of all ethnicities and religions came together Thursday night at Maverick Plaza in La Villita for an iftar, a meal that is typically served after sunset during the holy month of Ramadan, hosted by the Muslim Democratic Caucus of Texas to kick off the 2016 Texas Democratic Convention.
A decade can be a long time in politics, but Helen Madla’s Democratic primary challenge of incumbent state Sen. Carlos Uresti suggests memories are long on San Antonio’s Southside where the two politically entrenched families enjoy an uneasy coexistence.
State Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon, the longtime Texas House member from San Antonio’s Eastside who has battled non-smoker’s lung cancer since 2009, is retiring as a state representative with 11 months left in what she had previously announced would be her last term as a member of the Texas Legislature.
With less than four weeks until the 2014 Primary Election and two weeks until early voting begins, candidates have been block walking and campaign ads have started showing up on television.