On Wednesday, Congressman Marc Veasey introduced the Diverse Small Businesses Empowerment Act to permanently cut the upfront Small Business Administration loan fees and eliminate economic barriers institutionally faced by women, minority and veteran small-business owners.
Momentum among House Republicans was building Monday morning in state Rep. Dennis Bonnen’s campaign for speaker of the Texas House, as four GOP legislators vying for the job dropped out of the race and endorsed the Angleton Republican.
On Tuesday, Texas voters decided who will represent the state in the first national election of the Donald Trump era. Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke fell to Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in a U.S. Senate race that has garnered national ...
Texas Democrats on Tuesday came closer than they have in two decades. But the “blue wave” many had hoped for failed to crest over the state.
The focus is not on President Donald Trump or whatever is on cable news on a given day – health care is the dominant issue in Texas’ most competitive congressional races.
Hey, Texplainer: I’m hearing reports of voting machines changing the selections of some straight-ticket voters. What gives?
Next month’s fast-approaching midterm elections count as one of the most consequential in a lifetime, according to political scholar Norman Ornstein. With that in mind, AARP launched a campaign titled, “Be the Difference. Vote!”
President Barack Obama issued a second round of midterm endorsements, lending his name in support of 260 Democratic candidates for governor, U.S. Senate and U.S. House, and state legislature.
With the 2018 general election just a few months away, many local, statewide and congressional candidates are looking for ways to leave lasting impressions on Texas voters. Texting and emailing has proven to be one of the more modern – ...
Lupe Valdez, the Democratic nominee for governor, swung away at Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in their first and only debate the evening of Sept.28, while Abbott largely ignored her and defended his first term.
In their first Texas Senate debate at Southern Methodist University held Friday evening, Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke squared off on a range of hot-button issues from immigration and health care to Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh ...
Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, hosted its final forum Sept. 17 at the African American Museum. The political forum featured candidates running for the District Attorney’s office: incumbent Faith Johnson and challenger John Creuzot.
Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, returned for a special forum Sept. 10 at the African American Museum, highlighting several candidates running for the District 4 City Council position.
Beto O’Rourke, a Texas candidate for U.S. Senator, spent the majority of the day in the Southern Sector of Dallas, Aug. 26.
Silhouetted against the window of U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson’s Capitol Hill office is a model Vulcan 500 series rocket, seemingly ready to blast off into the summer D.C. sky.