Allen West takes sharp-elbowed approach as Texas GOP chair, raising intraparty tension ahead of legislative session

“Allen West takes sharp-elbowed approach as Texas GOP chair, raising intraparty tension ahead of legislative session” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. In his first few months as Texas GOP chairman, Allen […]

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A handful of battleground races in Texas remain unsettled days after Election Day

“A handful of battleground races in Texas remain unsettled days after Election Day” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to […]

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After 2018 wake-up call, Texas Republicans were ready to fight back this year

“After 2018 wake-up call, Texas Republicans were ready to fight back this year” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to […]

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Texas House Democratic group set a fundraising record in the first six months of 2020. It doubled that total in three months.

“Texas House Democratic group set a fundraising record in the first six months of 2020. It doubled that total in three months.” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. The Texas House Democratic […]

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Conservative megadonor backs Shelley Luther for Texas Senate with $1 million loan

“Conservative megadonor backs Shelley Luther for Texas Senate with $1 million loan” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed […]

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Ted Cruz says he doesn’t want to join the Supreme Court after being shortlisted by Trump

“Ted Cruz says he doesn’t want to join the Supreme Court after being shortlisted by Trump” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps […]

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Texas Republicans had light presence at national convention amid debate over state’s battleground status

After a Democratic National Convention that raised questions about its limited roles for Texans, the state’s Republicans kept a light footprint at their national gathering this week — and seemed just fine with it. While Democrats emphatically argue that the state is in play this November — and polls back them up — Republicans are trying to […]

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