Texans Vote For First New Governor Since 2000Without Gov. Rick Perry on the ballot for the first time since 2000, Texas politics was poised to undergo a major shake-up Tuesday, starting with the race for governor between the state's staunchly conservative Republican attorney general and a Democratic champion of abortion rights.
Perry's 1st Court Appearance Delayed Until Nov. 7Gov. Rick Perry's first court appearance to face abuse of power charges has been pushed back a week to Nov. 7.
Bill Clinton Raising Money For Sen. Mary Landrieu U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is getting fundraising help this weekend from a Democratic Party heavyweight, popular former President Bill Clinton.
Perry Tests 2016 Presidential Prospects In New Hampshire VisitTexas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a recent indictment and tries to convince voters that he's an improved version of the 2012 candidate who stumbled badly.
Perry: Guard Protecting US, Not Playing Politics Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that sending National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border will defend not just his home state but the entire nation from "narco-terrorists" and that he doesn't know how long they will have to be deployed before the national threat is quelled.
Ted Cruz Formally Renounces Canadian CitizenshipCruz was born in Alberta while his parents worked there in the oil business.
Cruz: Many Republicans Run 'Soviet-Style Campaigns'Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says many Republicans run “Soviet-style” campaigns.
'Duck Dynasty' Star: 'If We Don't Turn To God At A Pretty Rapid Clip, We're Going To Lose The United States Of America'Thousands of Republicans are looking at their rising stars ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
Sen. Cruz Won't Endorse Cornyn In Texas GOP RaceThe sniping between establishment Republicans and tea partyers resumed Thursday as Texas Sen. Ted Cruz refused to endorse his state's senior senator in next week's Republican primary.
Poll: More Republican Hispanics In Texas Than In The Rest Of The CountryGallup tracking poll shows 27 percent of Hispanics in the state identify with the GOP.
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu Wins 2nd Term Boosted by a drop in the city's murder rate and an endorsement from President Barack Obama, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu won a landslide victory Saturday in his bid for a second term.
Republican Candidate Addresses Anti-Abortion Rally Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott is scheduled to address an anti-abortion rally on the steps on the Texas Capitol.