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Texas Runoff

GOP Lieutenant Gov Candidates To Face Runoff

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

The top two Republican candidates for Texas lieutenant governor will face a runoff election, the Associated Press reports. Incumbent David Dewhurst...

Tea Partier Bests GOP Rival In Texas Runoff

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Tea party darling Ted Cruz convincingly defeated the Republican establishment favorite, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, in Texas' runof...

Texas Tea Party Candidate Looks To Shock His Own Party

Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

By WILL WEISSERT, The ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN ANTONIO -- The question for voters in Tuesday's Texas runoff isn't whether a Republican will likely succ...

Tea Party-GOP Feud Could Spell Trouble For Rick Perry

USA Today | Catalina Carnia | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

If Ted Cruz does score an upset over David Dewhurst in tomorrow's Senate Republican runoff in Texas, a new poll shows it could be viewed as a"deep rep...

Palin, Other Tea Party Favorites Make Major Push In Tight Race

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Tea party superstars from across the country are converging on Texas in hopes of helping grassroots darling and U.S. Senate hope...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: Ted Cruz Still Cruising For Texas Senate Upset

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

Last night, Ted Cruz, who is vying for the Republican nomination in the Senate race to determine who will take over Kay Bailey Hutchison's seat, compl...

Republican Senate Battle Headed To Runoff

AP | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and tea-party backed former state Solicitor General Ted Cruz are heading to a runoff in the state's Rep...