DALLAS — U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, took a newly aggressive tack against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in their first debate Friday evening.
The Ipsos poll released Wednesday – the first to show O’Rourke leading – used an online survey and attempted to gauge political enthusiasm on each side.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) leads Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke by 9 percentage points among likely voters, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University.
More than 300 speakers will converge in Austin for the eighth annual Texas Tribune Festival Sept. 27-29.
An early projection has Texas decreasing state funding to public education, and largely using local taxes to fill the gap.
At a closed-door meeting with Republican donors, President Donald Trump’s budget chief said likability “still counts,” The New York Times reported Saturday.
An advisory committee has suggested eliminating a line in seventh-grade history standards about “all the heroic defenders who gave their lives” at the Alamo.
The ruling comes after a trial in July at which patients, health providers, state agency officials, bioethicists, cemetery directors, and religious leaders testified.
The judge said Texas and the other states suing could likely prove that DACA causes the states irreparable harm.
Justin Porter, previously the education agency’s executive director of special populations, will oversee how Texas school districts are serving kids with special needs.