While some Texas Republicans avoid explicit discussions of race, the Texas GOP faces a diversity crisis that’s hard to ignore. – via @TexasTribune
In a conversation with Tribune CEO Evan Smith, Straus launched jabs at two fellow Republicans: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and President Donald Trump.
The race to replace Straus is the talk of the Texas House, but it’s just the most visible part of a power shift that affects every state representative’s standing.
Texas Republicans on Saturday mapped out which issues the state GOP should support ahead of the 2019 legislative session.
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson told state Republicans they must unify ahead of the fall midterm elections.
Of $67 million in state-level campaign contributions over one year, $57 million went to GOP candidates, according to a Texas Tribune analysis.
The State Republican Executive Committee on Saturday dinged Texas House Speaker Joe Straus for standing in the way of the party leadership group’s priorities.
The odds favor those who wager that a year from now, voters still won’t have a solid idea who will replace Joe Straus as Speaker of the Texas House.