At the closing keynote of the Texas Tribune Festival, the Senate hopeful said the police report of his 1998 drunk driving arrest is incorrect and reaffirmed his commitment to not seek higher office if elected.
At an interview Saturday at the Texas Tribune Festival, the Minnesota Democrat talked about the Supreme Court and the Mueller probe — and carefully skirted questions about her own presidential ambitions.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, told reporters in Washington, D.C., that the Senate will delay the full confirmation vote by a week while the FBI investigates allegations of sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh.
Back in 2012, Ted Cruz was the underdog who managed to beat out the better-known David Dewhurst for a U.S. Senate seat. Now, as Cruz is running for re-election, there are echoes of that earlier campaign in Beto O'Rourke's bid to unseat Cruz.
In interviews with The Texas Tribune, both candidates were asked if they'd commit to serving their full six-year terms in the U.S. Senate. There has been speculation that either — or both — could run for president in 2020.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, is looking to hold on to the 23rd District once more as Democrats argue he is not as much of an outlier in his party as his image suggests. His opponent this time is Gina Ortiz Jones, a former Air Force intelligence officer.
In Texas' 21st Congressional District, where U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith is retiring, Republican Chip Roy and Democrat Joseph Kopser virtually debate in the latest episode of our "Split Decision" video series.