Former U.S. Rep. Francisco “Quico” Canseco, a Republican, filed paperwork Monday to challenge U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) in 2018.
President Trump is nominating two Texans to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett and Dallas attorney James Ho.
Texas’ senior U.S. senator is breaking the thaw: John Cornyn says he is endorsing Ted Cruz for re-election in 2018.
U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, praised House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Saturday but said he does not want her help in his U.S. Senate campaign.
Two more prominent Democrats are joining the race to challenge U.S Rep. Will Hurd, whose 23rd Congressional district runs across much of the Texas border.
Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday put blame on the House — particularly Speaker Joe Straus — for the shortcomings of the special session.
With five days left in the special session, legislation finally began reaching Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk on Friday
The Texas House and Senate are taking different approaches to the governor’s agenda and could be headed for another standoff on the “bathroom bill.”
Texas Democrats may not have a full statewide slate yet, but they are seeing early and intense interest in several congressional races.
If he had run, Castro would have had to give up a safe seat in Congress, where he has the two high-profile committee assignments.