The prospect of a two-Texan presidential tilt is dominating political conversation in the state, even outshining a fiercely contested governor’s race — and starting to get noticed nationally. Perry’s preparations have long been obvious, while Cruz is working to raise his profile beyond just the far-right base and insert himself into the presidential conversation.
Cruz was born in Alberta while his parents worked there in the oil business.
The Texas Republican Party now endorses so-called “reparative therapy” for gays, under a new platform given final approval.
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Thousands of Republicans are looking at their rising stars ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
Oil engineer Ryan Sitton has overcome a big deficit in the March primary to win a runoff for the Republican nomination for railroad commissioner.
Former lawmaker Sid Miller has won the Republican nomination for Texas agriculture commissioner after a runoff boosted by a rare endorsement from Gov. Rick Perry.
When Texas Gov. Rick Perry comes to Kentucky, people like to remind him of Jim Bowie, the Kentucky native who died at the Alamo during the Texas Revolution.
Senator Cornyn holds off Tea Party challenge from Rep. Steve Stockman.
Texas attorney general hopeful Barry Smitherman turned some heads when he suggested this summer that many aborted fetuses might have voted Republican had they been born.
Sen. Ted Cruz is touring the state this week holding meetings with Republican and tea party groups.