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Aug 31, 2018

Trump to Head to Texas, But Does it Help or Hurt Cruz?

The race between Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O'Rourke is heating up this week as President Trump promised to campaign for Cruz in October. The venue? "The biggest stadium in Texas we can find," Trump tweeted. But given all the controversy surround President Trump...

Aug 24, 2018


Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz clash over the controversy surrounding protests by NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to draw attention to shootings of African-Americans by law enforcement. 

Meantime, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says he will debate Geraldo Rivera about immigration. But Patrick still has no...

Aug 16, 2018

What a show this week as Ted Cruz's campaign really stepped in it when it comes to an iconic burger chain. The state started awarding letter grades for public schools. And a gun belonging to the Democratic nominee for governor went missing. Yes, you read that right.

Sen. Cruz and Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke are now...

Aug 9, 2018

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump mocked Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz as "Lying Ted" and disparaged both his wife and his father.

What a difference two years can make. Cruz, locked in a tight re-election fight with U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, is seeking Trump's endorsement and help in the coming fall...

Aug 3, 2018

Wasn't there supposed to be a blue wave this year?

In a state Senate election to fill the seat of disgraced state Sen. Carlos Uresti, the San Antonio Democrat headed to federal prison for fraud and money laundering, Republican Pete Flores came in first in eight-candidate field -- after garnering 11th-hour GOP...