The year’s first quarterly reports are in — and many Democratic congressional candidates are giving Republicans a run for their money.
Beto O’Rourke’s Senate bid, centered on his live-streamed barnstorming through Texas, has caught fire among Democrats around the state — and the country. ...Read More
Her first-place showing in the 21st Congressional District was perhaps the biggest surprise on primary night. Does she have what it takes to win the runoff?
Mary Street Wilson, a first-time candidate with little money behind her bid, said she never heard a word from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (D...Read More
As he ramps up his re-election effort, the country’s least favorite U.S. Senator is still the odds-on favorite.
Ted Cruz is Here to Remind You That He’s a Tough Texan As he ramps up his re-election effort, the country’s least favorite U.S. Senator is still the odds-on...Read More
After the Texas primaries, it’s worth asking if the phrase and its variations are warping how we think about Texas politics.
Is Texas going to turn blue in 2018? Will the Blue Wave rend us asunder? Will the state wake up on the morning of November 7 looking like Tobias Fünke? What is...Read More
O’Rourke, the Democrat running the most high-profile statewide race, is scoring only 61 percent in his primary and has room to work in South and West Texas.
On primary night in 2014, the candidate who headlined the Democratic ticket, Wendy Davis, got some bad news — her token opponent, Ray Madrigal, scored almost ...Read More
It wasn’t a bad thing to be a Berniecrat candidate in the Texas Democratic primaries this year – but it wasn't a great thing, either.
UPDATE: A handful of candidates have been added to the list. It wasn’t a bad thing to be a Berniecrat candidate in the Texas Democratic primaries this year....Read More
In a surprising turn of events, the candidate that raised the least amount of money and had the lower profile won the most votes in the Democratic primary for Congressional District 21.
Mary Wilson, a former math teacher running for Congressional District 21, raised a measly $40,000 over the last year. She had a handful of profiles in Science m...Read More