Articles tagged: senate
More than three months before the primary, Washington Democrats caught Texas party activists off-guard by endorsing a white candidate in a crowded field that includes several black and Hispanic contenders.
On Monday, the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee endorsed former U.S. House candidate MJ Hegar in her bid to run against Republican incumbent Senator John Co...Read More
David Whitley’s advancement shows that Republicans will stand by any new efforts to police the vote, no matter the cost.
On Wednesday, a federal judge called acting Secretary of State David Whitley’s voter purge of alleged noncitizens a flawed solution in search of a problem, ur...Read More
Beto O’Rourke has run the best campaign of any Texas Democrat in a generation. What’s that mean for Election Day and beyond?
If you believe the polls, Beto O’Rourke will lose to Ted Cruz on Tuesday by single digits. Judging from his recent behavior and comments, Cruz also thinks he ...Read More
O’Rourke finally got aggressive. Cruz stubbornly stuck to The Strategy.
In the second (and likely last) debate between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke, liberals lived vicariously as benevolent Beto finally lashed out at Ted Cruz — on...Read More
A vote was called on Pension Review Board nominee Josh McGee when Senator Royce West, the deciding vote, was not present.
Last month, Texas’ Democratic senators thought they had a plan to block Josh McGee’s confirmation to the state Pension Review Board. McGee was appointed to ...Read More
In the end, it was the citizens in the gallery who made the difference late Tuesday night. ...Read More
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators released their comprehensive immigration reform bill late Tuesday. It’s thrilling to finally see a reform bill which looks...Read More